With just a month before Halloween, kids across Arizona are already planning costumes and starting to map out the best trick-or-treating routes. If you share custody of your kids, then you will want to do some preparation yourself.
If you are ready to end your marriage but your spouse isn't, you can be understandably concerned about whether he or she will be able to prevent you from getting a divorce. In the end, a reluctant spouse can probably delay a divorce, but rarely succeeds in stopping it.
Teens between 14 and 17 years old become moody and anxious even in the best of times. They are physically different. Their brains are rapidly developing into maturity, and they routinely confront increasingly complex social situations requiring cognitive and emotional skills they've never applied before. Adding a divorce or separation into the mix can deeply frustrate or upset them.
Yes. Don't do it. It is dishonest and probably criminal.
A great many people live online, from making digital bank transactions to updating social media. And while technology and the Internet have led to incredible advances in our society, there is a darker side.
A child support order honors your son's or daughter's right to financial support from both legal parents. Arizona follows an "income shares" model that evaluates your combined income and child-related expenses. But occasions arise when that child support order deserves a change.
Child exchanges ordered by a judge can be emotional, especially when parents are still adjusting to their new reality. To make this process a little easier, there are things parents can do before, during, and following an exchange to alleviate the stress.
Adolescence is a challenging period for teens and parents. As your son or daughter experiences emotional, psychological, and physical changes, it may become more difficult for them to navigate relationships.
Sure, good people argue. They grow angry, frustrated, or scared. They may say or do things they regret. And married couples often adopt household roles voluntarily; one person might manage finances and work outside the home, while the other cares for their children.