Preparing for Your Child Custody Hearing

Posted on 19th November 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

A child custody hearing can make any parent nervous. So much depends on the outcome for you and your family. However, thoughtful preparation ahead of time can help you alleviate nerves and put your best foot forward during the proceedings.  Preparing clients for hearings is an important part of an attorney’s role. Before scheduled court […]

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What You Should Know Before Filing for Divorce

Posted on 16th November 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

Filing for divorce can be one of the most emotional, stressful, and difficult things you may face in your life. It’s not a decision that is made lightly and there are many things to consider as you move forward with the process. If you’re considering filing for divorce from your spouse, there are a few things […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Fighting for Custody of Your Child

Posted on 12th November 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

When you’re a parent, you are committed to your child’s well-being. You want to be there for them in any way you possibly can. This can be difficult while in the midst of a divorce. Custody battles can be a tricky process and if you’re not sure what to expect, the team at Simon Law […]

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How to Help Parents Cope With a Gray Divorce

Posted on 27th October 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

It is not uncommon for couples to divorce when children fly the coop or careers come to a close. These significant life changes can shake even a rock-solid marriage to the core. When elderly parents decide to end the marriage, the adult children often have to step in to show them how to cope with […]

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How Divorce Impacts Kids at Every Age

Posted on 22nd October 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

Announcing a divorce to your child is no easy feat. How they respond and the proper methods of breaking the news vary by age and life circumstance. Here we’ll take a look at how divorce impacts children at critical age groups and how to talk them about divorce in an effective way. Under Five At […]

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What Is an “Unfit” Parent in Arizona?

Posted on 17th October 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

What is an unfit parent in Arizona? When the court determines the mother or father is unfit to parent the child, due to any number of reasons, are these sufficient reasons grandparents can file for custody of a grandchild? While grandma and grandpa may not like behaviors or lifestyles, Arizona courts require more than general […]

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The Responsibilities of Primary Custody

Posted on 10th October 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

If the court has awarded you primary custody of your child or children, you have important obligations. Custody cases are emotionally trying and not all go smoothly. With primary custody, you have full physical responsibility for your child and make legal decisions with your ex-spouse. You may otherwise have full legal and physical custody of your child, […]

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Non-Biological Parental Rights

Posted on 26th September 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

Parental rights are the inherent rights of parents to raise their children and make important decisions about their upbringing and they assume those parental rights for any child born to them. But there are increasingly diverse parent child situations that exist in modern families today: children born to unmarried parents, adopted children, surrogate mothers, anonymous sperm […]

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