1. What is the “Best Interest of the Child” Standard?

    When it comes to matter of family law, particularly when children are involved, courts across the nation must look at the “best interest of the child” when making decisions regarding child custody and visitation, among other matters. This phrase is used identically by almost every family law cou…Read More

  2. Common Issues In Gray Divorces

    Several articles have shown a trend in divorce: many couples are calling it quits after 20, 30 or 40 years of marriage. This phenomenon is being referred to as “silver” or “gray” divorce.  According to an article published by the Wall Street Journal, American sociologists found the divorce …Read More

  3. How Will Our Family Business be Divided in Our Divorce?

    When divorce is on the horizon, many couples may think about the most commonly disputed assets - the family home and any vacation properties, retirement accounts, as well as other financial accounts. For the couples that are also business partners, divvying up the family business is an added concern…Read More

  4. What is an Annulment in Arizona?

    Generally speaking, an annulment is an Arizona court’s legal recognition that a marriage is void. Under Arizona law, an annulment is granted by a court if the marriage was void from its inception or if a barrier existed that caused the marriage to be void. In order to be granted an annulment in Ar…Read More

  5. What to Do if You are a Victim of Domestic Abuse

    Domestic violence happens every day across the nation. While most victims of domestic violence are women, men also suffer from this type of abuse. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), an average of 20 people are physically abused every minute by an intimate partner,…Read More