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Arizona Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents

Understanding custody laws in Arizona presents a distinct set of challenges for unmarried parents. These laws include specific stipulations and processes unique to their situation, differing significantly from those applicable to married couples. Grasping these differences is essential to secure the best possible outcomes for parents and their children in custody-related matters. Legal Concept of…

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Tips for Divorcing Parents on Planning Trips Outside the U.S.

Divorce and co-parenting bring unique considerations, especially when planning international trips with children. Traveling outside the U.S. demands careful preparation and clear communication. Given the potential challenges of these trips, being well-informed about the required documentation and respecting each parent’s concerns can make vacations abroad more enjoyable for everyone involved. Importance of Clear Communication Clear…

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Ask the Attorney: What Do I Do If My Child Doesn’t Want to Go to Visitation with The Other Parent?

Navigating family dynamics after a divorce or separation is challenging, especially when children are involved. One particularly complex issue many parents face is when a child resists or outright refuses to attend scheduled visitations with the non-custodial parent. This scenario not only places emotional strain on all parties involved but also raises legal questions that…

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Back-to-School Tips for Co-Parents

The beginning of the school year is closer than you may think. If you co-parent your child with a divorced or separated parent, you probably already understand some of the issues that arise in doing so. Or perhaps this is the first school year in which you must co-parent. Regardless, Cohen Family Law is here…

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Mistakes Co-Parents Make After the Holidays

No matter how many holiday seasons have passed after your divorce, they can still prove challenging, particularly so when you and your former spouse have children in common. Navigating the post-divorce world as a parent can prove challenging in ways that may very well have been initially unforeseen. Each passing of a holiday may bring…

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