Who Gets Medical Decision-Making in an Arizona Custody Battle?

If you’re at the beginning or about to launch a child custody case, you probably are feeling overwhelmed with questions and unknowns. An important question on many parents’ minds at this stage is who will have medical decision-making power over the children. While ultimately only the court can answer this question, we can provide some […]

How Rising Child Care Costs Are Impacting Divorced Arizona Parents

If you feel like the cost of child care has risen in recent years, you’re not imagining things. The cost of child care has been steadily rising even before the pandemic, but COVID-19 has made a bad situation worse. Here is everything you need to know about rising child care costs, the impact on divorced parents, and […]

Can a Father Get Primary Custody in Arizona?

If you’re a father going through a custody battle, you may have a lot of things on your mind right now. Will you lose rights to your kids? Will you be able to fight for them, especially if you believe their mom to be unfit? Can a dad even get primary custody in Arizona? Fortunately, Arizona […]

3 Things an Unwed Father MUST Do To Protect Himself in a Breakup

If you are an unwed father and you find yourself breaking up with your partner, there are a few things you need to do right away for the sake of your relationship with your child. In Arizona, mothers and fathers are viewed as starting out with equal rights to their children, but first you must […]

4 Things You Need To Know About Family Law in Arizona

If you’re looking at getting a divorce or trying to get child custody in Arizona, you may be intimidated by the thought of going to court. While legal battles are never easy, the process can be made much easier if you have a better understanding of the system and how to go about navigating it. […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Family Law in Arizona

Getting a divorce or fighting for custody of your child can be a stressful time, but you’re not alone. In fact, it might reassure you to know that many of the questions you probably have about family law right now are similar to the questions our clients ask us. Here are a handful of the […]

Do I Have Any Rights as an Unwed Father?

For an unwed father in Arizona, ensuring full parental rights can be a challenge. Both parents typically have equal access to their child, but as an unwed father, you’ll first have to verify paternity before being awarded legal rights.  Here’s everything you need to know about what rights you have as an unwed father, and […]

When Do You Need a Family Attorney?

Hiring a family law attorney may seem like a big step, but there are times when it would be risky not to have one. Have you wondered when you might benefit from having a legal guide on your side? Here are six  life events when a family law attorney can help you make sure the […]

A Brief History of Child Custody Laws in the United States

In the early 20th century, divorce wasn’t as common, as it was considered taboo. As women gained more rights and freedoms, the divorce rate began to skyrocket. And over time, divorce laws, especially those surrounding child custody and child visitation rights, began evolving. Here, we’ll take a look at the history of child custody law in […]

Reasons Why You Need a Family Law Attorney

What do you think of when you hear the term “family law attorney”? Chances are you think about marital discord leading to divorce. While family law attorneys can help with that, they can do so much more to help you and your family. Reasons You Need a Family Law Attorney Family law encompasses legal responsibilities […]