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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Post-Divorce Treatment of Non-Custodial Dads

Q: Are divorced, non-custodial fathers treated differently by their children’s schools?

Whether you are getting divorced in Phoenix or elsewhere, if you have minor children, there are many issues to work out during the divorce process. 

Parents should not lose sight of how difficult splitting one household into two can be for young children, not just in the short-term after the divorce, but long-term as well.
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Sunday, July 14, 2019

The Generational Cycle of Divorce

Q: Are children of divorce more likely to get divorced?

Phoenix divorce attorneys help people go from “I do” to “I’m done” every day. They help them divide up their marital property and go their separate ways. If they have minor children, they work out child support, as well as custody and visitation—known in Arizona as legal decision making and parenting time, respectively.
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Friday, June 21, 2019

The High Price of NOT Paying Child Support

Q: Can parental rights be terminated for nonpayment of child support?

“Deadbeat dads”– – or “deadbeat moms” for that matter – – earn that harsh title when they fail to pay child support or follow a predetermined visitation schedule after divorce. But as emotionally and financially devastating as this behavior may be on the children and former spouse, neither shortcoming in itself is considered adequate cause to sever parental rights in Arizona absent other factors.
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Moving On After Divorce

Q: What happens after the divorce is final?

The vast majority of couples tying the knot don’t envision it unraveling down the line. But, of course, it often does. If you’re considering Read more . . .

Monday, May 13, 2019

Is alimony awarded in very short marriages?

Whether you are in getting divorced in Phoenix or elsewhere, most states see couples work through the same basic issues when going from “I Do to I’m Done”. 

At a minimum, the issues include Read more . . .

Monday, May 6, 2019

Can adoptive parents lose parental rights?

When people think of an adoption, they often picture a young couple adopting a newborn, but there are many different ways that adoptions come to be. One that is commonly seen in a Phoenix family law practice would be a stepparent adoption.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Who pays off the credit card debt in a divorce?

Many people who are getting divorced in Phoenix are eager to separate themselves from their marital partner and move on to a happier, single life. 

Many clients come in with a mindset focused on how the

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Do certain jobs make couples more likely to divorce?

There are plenty of reasons why people consider getting divorced in Phoenix and elsewhere. Infidelity, growing apart, financial struggles, and different parenting styles are some of the often-cited reasons why people decide to end their marriages.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

How does same-sex divorce differ from heterosexual divorce?

Phoenix same-sex divorce attorneys can appreciate both the differences and the similarities in divorces between their heterosexual and homosexual clients.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Can taking a premarital prep course prevent a future divorce?

How do you know if you are really prepared for marriage? Is there a course you can take to increase the chance that you will not get divorced? 

Phoenix divorce attorneys have seen it all and would not be surprised by the results of a recent study outlining the 11 most common reasons for divorce. 

The study was conducted on couples who had gotten divorced 14 years after taking a premarital course called PREP.
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Friday, February 22, 2019

How are parental rights severed?

When people think about adoption, they often picture unwed teens voluntarily giving their newborns up, often to a couple that’s unable to have a baby of their own. But this kind of adoption is only one of many situations where the parental rights of biological parents are severed. 

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