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Child Custody

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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DOMESTICATION OF YOUR DIVORCE DECREE OR JUDGMENT FROM ANOTHER STATE OR EVEN ANOTHER COUNTY IN ARIZONA

Transfer Divorce Decree to Another State Due to the mobile nature of our society, it can be difficult to predict where you or your family will end up. If you find yourself moving to Arizona after having secured a divorce decree or judgment that was adjudicated in another state or country, and you wish to …

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