Legally speaking, the State of Arizona presumes that when a child is born to a married couple, the husband is the father. Arizona has a series of well-established paternity laws for the benefit of children born outside of marriage. When paternity (biological fatherhood) is in question, determining who the father is can help the child […]
“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” William Penn Parenting Time From the moment your first child is born, and possibly the nine months before, you have been transformed into a parent. In a certain sense, from that point on, all of your time is “parenting time”, right? Your kids may […]
Understand this fact – your divorce will have a very real, and possibly lasting, affect on your children. When kids do not have a healthy way to process it during separation and divorce proceedings and after divorce is final, the emotional affects can be traumatic. Some studies show that the life change brought on in […]
“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” Mahatma Gandhi When fighting for custody of your children, it is difficult for any two parents to come to an agreement and submit a reasonable parenting plan. If one of your children runs into a health issue along the way, emotions will run high and the […]
“It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” Oscar Wilde In the state of Arizona and now in other parts of the country, most judges see spousal support as the momentum toward self-sufficiency – a bridge to a new life, so to speak. Because of this new posture towards alimony, […]
At the Law Office of Ronald L. Kossack, we assist Arizona residents with family law cases including divorce, child custody, child support and modifications. We work with families in the East Valley and surrounding areas including Tempe, Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Avondale, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria, Surprise, Sun City, Fountain Hills, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Eloy and Florence. We also help residents living in and around Maricopa County and Pinal County.