You have custody over your child and your ex-spouse continually fails to pay court-ordered child support. What can you do? Fortunately, under Arizona law, there are multiple remedies available for a court to enforce child support obligations. Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act Numerous remedies are codified in the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act […]
When a couple gets divorced, many people assume the worst. They expect discord, arguments, and lengthy, expensive litigation. But it does not have to be this way. Whether your divorce is an ugly process or an easy and painless process is based largely on the intent of the divorcing parties. If you both decide consciously […]
If you are getting divorced and have children, one of the most contentious and emotionally difficult issues is custody. It is important to go into a divorce mediation or court hearing with an understanding of what to expect. Understanding Legal Custody You and your spouse will need to agree on custody of your minor children. […]
Arizona has a specific law allowing couples to enter into a “covenant marriage.” But beware – this form of marriage comes with severe limitations if you decide to separate from your significant other. What is a Covenant Marriage? Under A.R.S. § 25-906, the state of Arizona incorporated a different type of marriage called “covenant marriage” […]
Annulment and divorce are similar in the sense that they make a determination about marital status. They are effectively distant cousins in the legal family. Nevertheless, there are important differences between them that you need to understand. Key Distinction Between Annulment and Divorce Divorce ends an existing, legally valid marriage. An annulment declares that what […]
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.