More and more often we see grandparents petitioning the courts for visitation rights to their grandchildren. Depending on the jurisdiction you are in, a grandparent may be granted their petitions, especially if there are certain circumstances such as the death of one or both of the parents, parent or parents are in jail, drug or […]
A separation is a tool utilized by couples who are not sure about where their relationship is heading. The relationship may need a pause, in order for the couple to determine if they will work out their issues or proceed with a divorce. A separation however, is not permanent, whereas a divorce is the legal […]
Many people who marry take their partner’s surname. Most often the wife takes the husband’s name, but there are occasions where a husband will take the wife’s or a same sex couple will decide that one partner will assume the other partner’s name. When a couple divorces, the party that assumed the other’s name might […]
When facing a divorce, emotions can run high, and many questions can surface without a lot of time to answer them. One of these questions may be “Should I represent myself in a divorce?” There are many considerations with Pro Se representation, and we will try to cover some of them as well as why […]
Divorce is not a fun subject, nor is it easy for anyone involved. It’s difficult to go from living in one home together to discussing splitting your time with your children. This process can be a very emotional subject for both you and your spouse, and, of course, your kids. Courts will agree if parents […]
Intellectual property is a term referring to products, ideas, artistic works, trade secrets trademarks, logos, etc. that are the product of one’s intellect or creation. This also covers music, literature, photography, discoveries, inventions, and even phrases and symbols. Intellectual Property as an Asset Intellectual property is a very serious asset for someone to hold and […]
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.