Divorces are never easy on anyone, but dependent children can be very vulnerable to disruption when the parents are maintaining adversarial attitudes toward each other. Minor children usually do not have legal representation in a divorce case, and the court system is very aware of the lack of advocacy. In a highly contested and emotionally […]
It is a common mistake to think that a prenuptial agreement automatically means that two individuals looking to get married don’t expect to stay married. In actuality, a prenuptial agreement is an intelligent choice for any couple, and it certainly does not mean that the marriage won’t work out. What Is a Prenuptial Agreement? When […]
Divorced parents with child(ren) less than 18 years of age are obligated by the law to cater for the upkeep and the general well being of the said child(ren). This is what is known as Child Support. It concerns payment arrangements relating to issues such as; shelter, education, health insurance, feeding, etc. However, considering the […]
The laws that help establish paternity often vary from state to state and can even be different based on whether or not the parents were married to one another. Since paternity plays such an important role in determining child support, it’s crucial to fully understand the different aspects the court considers when trying to establish […]
As many people know, divorces can be a very messy ordeal. One thing that can make them even more stressful is if there are children present during the proceeding. Determining which parent gets primary custody of a child can be very difficult, particularly if the child is in their early teenage years. During this time, […]
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.