Writing a Pet Custody Agreement

Posted on 17th August 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

Pets enhance our lives with love and companionship. Some people create a strong emotional bond with their pet and consider them a member of the family or like a child. Unfortunately, during a divorce, the pet will become a point of contention as to who will get custody of the animal. Getting the law involved […]

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Understanding the Process of Filing for Divorce

Posted on 30th July 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

Once you’ve decided to divorce your spouse, the process of filing for divorce begins. There are many things that one must do before filing in order to prepare, but what does the actual process look like? For many, the divorce process is long and confusing, and it’s comforting to know that you’re not alone. An […]

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Understanding Custody Terms

Posted on 24th July 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

The most difficult part of navigating a divorce with dependent children is working out the custody arrangement. Care for the your child or children must continue after the divorce, and you and your ex must work together to develop a parenting plan. A parenting plan determines where the child will live and how much time they […]

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4 Types of Spousal Support

Posted on 22nd July 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

You may know about spousal maintenance, spousal support, or alimony, as referring to money that one party receives from the other after the dissolution of a marriage. The purpose of this financial support is to “correct the disproportional result created by the divorce for the supported spouse who has fewer financial resources.” The factors that […]

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What Is Joint Custody and What Does It Entail?

Posted on 16th July 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

When a marriage dissolves and children are involved, custody needs to be determined. Depending on the individual family’s circumstances, different custody options are available. Arizona prefers keeping both parents in a child’s life for their best interests whenever feasible, therefore joint custody may be a suitable choice. Here we’ll take a look at what is joint custody, […]

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Staying Connected to Your Child Over Long Distance

Posted on 29th June 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

When divorced parents live far apart, it’s common for children to live full-time and attend school under the care and custody of just one parent. Long-distance parenting arrangements often include spending the summer with the non-custodial parent or alternating holidays. These arrangements may also make provisions for staying in touch with children remotely. This year, […]

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Staying Involved: Pursuing Grandparent Visitation

Posted on 25th June 2020 by in Family Law

Modern families live in a variety of situations. In some instances, grandparents may be significantly involved in the care  and upbringing of their grandchildren. They may provide childcare when the grandchild’s parents are at work or even support a single parent or unmarried child. Sometimes, children and their parents end up living with grandparents in multi-generational households […]

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Is Divorce Mediation an Option for You?

Posted on 19th June 2020 by in Divorce and Custody

Managing the divorce process is stressful, draining, and can be emotionally devastating. Divorce will affect every part of life and creates major upheaval of financial circumstances and living arrangements, contributing to instability and uncertainty. During such a volatile time when so much is at stake, the smartest move is to connect with a legal expert. […]

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