Arizona Divorce Mediation: How Does it Work and What are the Benefits?

Mediation is a process that uses a neutral third party to help both spouses try and reach an agreement and avoid litigation. Of course, it isn’t a viable option for every situation. There are some cases where differences are so significant, mediation is ineffective, making litigation necessary.

Determining Arizona Child Custody: Which Parent Gets Custodianship?

A significant number of Arizona parents reach agreements on child custody with very little court involvement. When it comes to those parents who are unable reach an agreement, the family court steps in and the Court must consider a variety of factors when making its decision.

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Can I Modify an Existing Child Support Order?

  A variety of issues may cause either parent to seek a modification to an order for child support , including changes to employment, childcare needs, or living arrangements. If you meet certain qualifications, you may request modification. Modification requests may be for either a decrease or an increase, and either parent may make the request. When can I Request …

5 Reasons to Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer After Being Involved in a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident and have suffered a personal injury, you may be entitled to make a claim. It is possible to receive compensation that covers your medical bills and any mental or emotional trauma you have gone through. While there is no legal requirement to hire a personal injury lawyer in Arizona, we are …

Arizona Child Support FAQs

Although paid to the custodial parent, Arizona child support technically supports the child. The reason? Until they reach the age of 18, children have a legal entitlement to financial support from their parents. An order of child support is a requirement issued by a judge. Failure to follow the order results in penalties. Some common, and not so common, questions …

Should I Submit to a Field Sobriety Test?

  Arizona drivers have the right to refuse a field sobriety test (FST), although this refusal may lead to arrest on suspicion of DUI (driving under the influence). Additionally, prosecution uses this refusal against you if your case goes to court, typically claiming your refusal proves you feared failing the test. However, these factors do not negate the fact that …

New United States Immigration Policies

What Happens Now On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced changes to his Deferred Action Program which was first announced in 2013. The Deferred Action Program has been expanded to include many who were previously ineligible to apply under this program. While it will take several weeks and months for United States Customs and Immigration Services to be prepared to …