When divorce proceedings take place between a couple, one of the most important topics discussed is spousal support. In many cases, the amount of money finally agreed upon is based upon a number of factors. These can include the discrepancy in salaries of the two people, or the ability of one person to earn an […]
When a couple divorces, one of the biggest battles resulting from the split is the payment of child support and alimony. While divorce settlements have an agreed upon amount of child support and alimony an ex-spouse is to pay each month, many times payments come to a halt due to job loss or a desire […]
What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behavior intended to control and exert power over the victim. The act is intended to inflict injury or harm to the victim. The abuse may be physical, sexual, emotional, mental, or economic. Damage to property, intimidation, harassment, kidnapping, threats, stalking, and trespassing […]
When couples end up in family court due to problems in their relationship, their issues often spill over into the lives of their children. Some couples fight about the kids, including who will raise them or which parent is abusive. Court officials may have a tough time figuring out which person to believe and how […]
Parents who are no longer together may have a custody and visitation agreement in effect. One of the parents may want to change the terms for the visitation slightly during the summertime when the children are not in school. Such a change is possible, but the non-custodial parent has to go about doing it the […]
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.