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Making a Strong Case for Child Custody
Child custody cases are often emotionally charged and contentious. Custody disputes involve two issues — each parent’s decision-making authority and parenting time with the child. If the parties cannot come to an agreement on their own or through mediation, any disputed matter will have to be decided by a judge. In that scenario, a parent […]
Tips for Resolving a High-Conflict Custody Battle
Divorce can be particularly difficult for a couple’s children. The stable home environment and loving relationships they have experienced are suddenly upended and the future seems uncertain. The effect on the children is even worse when they are put in the middle of a custody fight. If your spouse is being combative or unreasonable in […]
Who Has the Final Say in Joint Legal Child Custody in Arizona?
In Arizona, when parents have joint legal custody, final say resides with “both” parents to agree on major decisions regarding their children. Only when one parent is given sole authority can they make decisions without the other parent. Arizona law provides for two types of legal custody of children after a divorce. One parent may […]