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12 Essential Tips for Resolving Parenting Disputes

In this article, I’m going to share 12 essential tips for resolving parenting disputes.  Parenting is a huge responsibility and when dealing with the daily activities of a family there is bound to be conflict. It can be even more challenging if both parents are divorced. Everyone has a different parenting style and the chances …

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Child Custody Issues in Arizona – Parenting Time and Legal Decision Making

Trials on issues of Parenting Time and Legal Decision-Making are often very emotional, difficult processes for all parties involved. Knowing what to expect from trials on these types of child custody issues can help clarify the purpose of a trial, set expectations, and help you best prepare. Child Custody Issues in Arizona Legal Decision-Making is …

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Family Law Trials : Child Support and Spousal Maintentance

The determination of Child Support and Spousal Maintenance are important issues affecting your ongoing financial future after a divorce. When you’re approaching an upcoming trial it’s important to understand how and what the Court will look at to determine Child Support and Spousal Maintenance and whether you’ll be liable to pay or eligible to receive …

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Modifying a Custody Order

When going through a divorce or a custody matter, often people are not thinking beyond their immediate future. Divorce is an incredibly difficult process and many people want to “just get it over with”. While the Orders may have been an accurate depiction of your financial, work and personal life at the time they were …

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UCCJEA – What is It and How Does It Work?

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act or UCCJEA deals with the enforcement of modification of Custody/Legal Decision Making and/or Parenting Time from different states and different countries. The uniform act was drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform Stat Laws back in 1997 in their mission to create laws that will …

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Rights of the Mother

It is a popular belief that Arizona is a more “mother-friendly” state, meaning that in most paternity cases, mothers are usually awarded superior rights to the child. This belief is only partially true – once legal paternity is established by the child’s father the playing field evens out substantially. As an unwed mother, you have …

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