1. Reasons for Modifications to Spousal Maintenance Awards

    When a couple divorces, it is not uncommon for one party to provide spousal support to the other. This generally occurs when one spouse was taken out of the workforce or otherwise does not have the financial means to provide for him or herself after the divorce. However, it may be possible to modify…Read More

  2. Showing Which Parent Can Give the Child a Better Life

    Dealing with divorce is difficult for everyone involved, and the same holds true for any children in the marriage. Parents themselves fear that they might lose custody of their little ones. However, working with a family attorney can help you to understand why you have a great chance of success and …Read More

  3. What to Do If You Can’t Afford Your Child Support

    Being unable to make your scheduled child support payments can be devastating. While some people purposely avoid paying child support, there are legitimate reasons that a responsible party cannot make their required payments. Unfortunately, this situation is not uncommon. If you have underlying reas…Read More

  4. What To Do When Divorce Mediation Doesn’t Work

    Trying to get a divorce agreement that both people agree to can be a frustrating and time-consuming process. A couple going through a divorce may be hurt, angry, and depressed, and each couple may feel they deserve a larger share of their assets. With so many emotions at stake, many couples seek out…Read More

  5. When A Paternity Test Is Needed

    Legally speaking, the State of Arizona presumes that when a child is born to a married couple, the husband is the father. Arizona has a series of well-established paternity laws for the benefit of children born outside of marriage. When paternity (biological fatherhood) is in question, determining w…Read More

  6. Distribution Of Parenting Time

    “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” William Penn Parenting Time From the moment your first child is born, and possibly the nine months before, you have been transformed into a parent. In a certain sense, from that point on, all of your time is “parenting time”, right? Your ki…Read More

  7. Discussing Your Divorce With Your Children

    Understand this fact – your divorce will have a very real, and possibly lasting, affect on your children. When kids do not have a healthy way to process it during separation and divorce proceedings and after divorce is final, the emotional affects can be traumatic. Some studies show that the life …Read More

  8. A Child’s Health Can Change A Custody Case Result

    “Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” Mahatma Gandhi When fighting for custody of your children, it is difficult for any two parents to come to an agreement and submit a reasonable parenting plan. If one of your children runs into a health issue along the way, emotions will run…Read More

  9. Situations That Can Grant Permanent Spousal Support

    “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” Oscar Wilde   In the state of Arizona and now in other parts of the country, most judges see spousal support as the momentum toward self-sufficiency – a bridge to a new life, so to speak. Because of this new posture towards…Read More

  10. The Advantage Of A Mediation Attorney

    “The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Why are more and more couples turning to mediation as a means of marriage dissolution? The simple answer is – mediation can give couples more control and less expense. While divorce cannot be compared to art, it…Read More