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Best Interests of the Child Factors in Arizona

When a couple is divorcing, child custody battles can become fierce fast. Children, after all, go to the heart of the family and so much of our lives. Sometimes, co-parents are able to reach an agreement on all child custody issues and the agreement is ratified by the court without incident. This can be great…

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What Is Parental Alienation?

It is an unfortunate reality that divorces can get messy. They are personal and emotional. When children are involved, the impacts can run particularly deep. Sometimes, parents cannot separate the hurt they are feeling and it comes out in unproductive and even emotionally harmful ways. For instance, a parent may make it a mission to…

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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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What Happens When One Parent Is Unfit to Share Custody?

Every aspect of divorce in Arizona (as everywhere else) is complicated by emotions; the more adversarial the couple is, the more complicated the process becomes, especially if there are children involved. If one parent accuses the other of being unfit, the stakes go up precipitously, since one parent’s right to have a full relationship with…

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Can I Move with My Kids After Divorce?

After divorce, a former spouse and parent may wish to relocate to a different city or state. This could be due to a job opportunity or for the chance to make a fresh start in a new place. Moving, however, will have a significant impact on an established child custody arrangement. While some parents can…

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