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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Top Reasons People Divorce

Q: Why do people get divorced?

Arizona divorce attorneys need to know more than just that their client wants a divorce-- or that their client’s partner is requesting one. Divorce attorneys who ask why one (or both) members of the couple want to call it quits can help the attorney decide how divorce proceedings should move forward.
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Benefits of Divorce Mediation in Arizona

Q: Should I consider divorce mediation?

Getting a divorce in Arizona doesn't have to be an ugly courtroom drama.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Severing Parental Rights in Arizona

Q: How can a parent’s parental rights be severed?

Once you become a parent, you’ll probably enjoy a strong life-long bond with your child. But Phoenix severance of parental rights attorneys know that sometimes parental rights can be legally severed.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Redefining the Role of Child Protective Services in Arizona

Q: When can Arizona case workers remove a child from their home?

One of the most contentious issues that Phoenix family law attorneys encounter involves child custody and visitation.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Parental Abduction to Avoid Shared Custody

Q: Can I just flee an abusive ex-spouse with my child to avoid sharing custody?

Arizona family law attorneys know that most parents would do just about anything for their children or grandchildren. Sometimes, even if it was illegal.

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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Bullets in the Bathroom

Must domestic violence result in a physical injury?

Poor aim in the bathroom stories usually relate to men or boys, well, missing their marks and are told in frustration by the wives and moms charged with cleaning up after them.

So even Arizona domestic violence attorneys raised an eyebrow when they heard the tale out of Goodyear, of a wife who was arrested for allegedly firing two shots at her husband-- as he sat on the toilet.
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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Why Fido is Treated Like Furniture in a Divorce

Who gets the pets in a divorce?

As an Arizona family law attorney, following and facilitating adoption stories is part of the job. It's even interesting when it involves a four-legged friend.

The story of BB Bear-- the abused husky who was miraculously nursed back to health right here in Phoenix and then adopted out to a local family-- captured national as well as international attention. The Phoenix community fell in love with the injured pup and followed his story with intense interest and great care was taken to see that his
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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Alimony Deduction May Be Eliminated in New Tax Reform Bill

Q: How will the elimination of the alimony tax deduction impact divorcing couples?

Phoenix divorce lawyers are watching the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which, in its current form, promises to impact spousal support awards for those getting divorced after 2017.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Alimony and Other Possible Complications of Same-Sex Divorce

Q: Are there any special concerns a same-sex couple faces when divorcing?

Shortly after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2015 that legalized same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian couples – – many whose relationships had spanned decades – – rushed to the local courthouse steps to legalize their unions and officially get married. But just like heterosexual couples, some are finding that while getting married is now easy, it doesn’t always last forever.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Tackling Domestic Violence in Arizona

Q: Can a family lawyer help domestic violence victims?

It's all downhill after the honeymoon. Sadly, that standard joke is a grim reality for many domestic
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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Feds Target Adoption Tax Credit

Q: Will adoptive parents lose the federal tax credit?

Most people think of divorce and the breaking up of a family when they think of a family law attorney. However, many family lawyers also help build families through traditional adoption or step-parent adoption.

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