Category: Child Custody

Can a child decide whom to remain within a divorce?

Can a child decide whom to remain within a divorce? Divorce is never an easy decision.  And when a divorce involves children, that process becomes even more complicated. Why? Because the decisions that are made during that process affect not only the divorcing parties, but their children as well. Finding a lawyer, moving houses, dividing […]

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Written by on September 19, 2021

Grounds for Parental Termination in Arizona

When a child lives in conditions that threaten his physical and mental condition, anyone close to him can petition that his parents be deprived of their rights.  Grounds for Parental Termination in Arizona Arizona Revised Statute §8-533(B) provides the following grounds for termination: The parent abandoned the child. The parent neglected or abused the child. The […]

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Written by on July 30, 2021

7 Apps to Help Make Co-Parenting Easier

Life After Divorce: 7 Apps to Help Make Co-Parenting Easier Divorce is hard, but it doesn’t mean co-parenting has to be. 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 […]

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Written by on June 7, 2021

Divorce, Moving, and Child Custody: Does Moving During a Divorce Matter 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 […]

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Written by on May 29, 2021

Child Custody and Parents that Are Not Married

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 […]

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Written by on May 28, 2021

4 Co-Parenting Tips All Parents Need to Know

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 […]

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Written by on May 9, 2021

How Do You Establish Paternity in Arizona?

How Do You Establish Paternity in Arizona? Did you know that over 300,000 paternity tests are performed annually in the United States? And while this number seems high, it’s only going to increase as the years go on. It’s no secret. Co-parenting has become the new norm. But unfortunately, the co-parenting process isn’t always the […]

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Written by on May 7, 2021

When Is Supervised Visitation Appropriate?

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, […]

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Written by on May 7, 2021

Understanding Child Visitation and Parenting Plans in Arizona

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 […]

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Written by on May 5, 2021

Child Custody Lawyer: How to find the best one

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 […]

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Written by on April 1, 2021