Category Archives: Paternity

Benefits of Paternity Claims

There are many benefits to claiming paternity of your child. Being a biological father doesn’t always entitle you to be the child’s legal father. Establishing yourself as your child’s legal father grants you rights and obligations of your child. This article provides a brief overview on the paternity laws in Arizona as well as the benefits of paternity claims. Establishing Paternity in Arizona If both the mom and dad agree on the paternity of the child, signing a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity form is … Read More

Paternity Benefits in Arizona

Having a child should be an all-around beautiful experience, and in many ways, it is. However, with the current state of paternity benefits in Arizona, there is an unfortunate amount of stress that comes along for the ride. Something that should be looked forward to with nothing but excitement turns into a stressful experience, both emotionally and financially. Current state of AZ benefits In the state of Arizona, currently, paid paternity benefits are nowhere near where they should be. If … Read More

Does Arizona Have Father’s Custody Rights?

Custody rights differ from state to state in the U.S. Mothers used to receive favorable treatment in custody battles, but luckily for Arizona fathers, our state now recognizes the equal rights of fathers during a separation and a divorce. Both mothers and fathers equally qualify for primary custody of their child and are legally protected with parenting rights and responsibilities. Establishing a father’s custody in Arizona Parents have the right to establish their own custody plan and parenting time. For … Read More