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Divorce Settlement Case Comes Back To Arizona

In May, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a case back to Arizona twice in one week. In one case, the Arizona Supreme Court ordered a veteran to compensate his ex-wife for money lost after switching part of his pension to disability benefits. The other case was very similar. The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Arizona court to reconsider its ruling in both cases. State Versus Federal Courts These rulings happen often in Arizona. The high court has ordered the state’s … Read More

Property Division Laws in Arizona

When a relationship has run its course and the couple involved decide that they would be happier apart, it’s time to start dividing things up. Parenting plans will have to be formed to divvy up a child’s time with each spouse, families and friends will likely be split, and physical possessions will have to be divided. How exactly is that done, though? Well, luckily, Arizona has some of the most flexible property division laws out there. Arizona Property Division – … 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

Custody Rights for Fathers in Arizona

Before the changes of laws in 2013, mothers were favored in divorce in the state of Arizona. Now, custody laws recognize the equal rights of fathers in a divorce. Because the state views the mother and father as equals in a divorce, it is important to understand your rights as a father in order to get a fair custody ruling. There are several different ways parental custody can be divided. Who decides custody in Arizona? Parents may agree between themselves … Read More