Table of Contents What Is the Best Interest for the Child? How Is Custody Defined in Arizona? How Do I Prepare My Children? What Is a Parenting Plan? So, Who Has More Rights to a Child? The Mother or Father? What Makes a Parent Unfit in the Eyes of the Court? Parenting Time and Legal […]
Tag: Child custody
Divorce is hard, but it doesn’t mean co-parenting has to be. In fact, positive co-parenting can make divorce much easier for both children and parents. While splitting up usually means parents relocate with shared custody of a child, the distance doesn’t mean communication should stop. Though it can be tough to stay on the same page as the other parent, technology is helping to bridge the gap.
A divorce is an already intimidating process that can become even more daunting when children are involved. Because the separation of parents includes a variety of complicated decisions that can affect the child, from dividing assets to determining a child’s custody, it’s crucial to take the child’s voice into consideration through all of it. A child’s physical and emotional health needs to be one of the top priorities in any divorce involving a custody battle. This leaves many parents wondering if there is a legal age their child can make a custody decision here in Arizona.
Divorce, Moving, and Child Custody: Does Moving During a Divorce Matter in Arizona? Logistically, monetarily, or practically, it may be difficult to imagine staying where you have been living with your husband or wife, especially if the relationship has become fraught and tense. In divorce, the issue that often arises is whether or not you […]
Child Custody and Parents that Are Not Married When we think of child custody, we often think of two parents who are married. However, other issues and situations to think about, such as when the parents are unmarried. This is a common scenario. The question is: What happens to kids then when the parents are […]
4 Co-Parenting Tips All Parents Need to Know While there’s a lot to keep in mind when it comes to your children, check out this guide to learn about the top co-parenting tips that all parents need to know. 1. Think Quality Over Quantity Many parents get hung up on making sure that their child […]
When Is Supervised Visitation Appropriate? In any family law order, the court will decide how often that parent will see his or her child. Arizona family courts consider the parent-child relationship very important. As a result, courts prefer that the child maintain a close relationship with each parent as much as possible. For this reason, […]
Understanding Child Visitation and Parenting Plans in Arizona Your custody agreement is the most important negotiation you’ll make during your divorce. Whatever you decide will directly impact your child’s wellness and development. There are many different possibilities regarding custody, visitation, and scheduling. Understanding the options will help you work out an agreement that’s right for […]
How to Hire the Best Child Custody Lawyer Child custody determinations can affect when you see your child and the rights you have to make important decisions in your child’s life. In many cases, an unfavorable child custody order can jeopardize your relationship with your child. For these reasons, not only is it critical to […]
In some circumstances, a parent who has custody of a child in another state may move with that child to Arizona. Depending on how long the parent and child care in the state, Arizona becomes the home state for purposes of child custody jurisdiction. This relocation is important, especially if the question of modifying a child […]