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When Can Other Family Relatives Get Awarded Visitation

Regrettably, beloved siblings or grandparents can sometimes be denied visitation rights in child custody and child visitation cases. Such decisions can be heart-wrenching. Indeed, they can even be detrimental to the care and development of the child in question. Child visitation decisions can, however, be overturned in Arizona. Generally, it must be petitioned to restore […]

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Dividing Retirement Benefits in a Divorce

When a couple decides to divorce, they are legally separating their marriage. That also means separating their financial assets and future as well. However, some assets aren’t realized at the time of the divorce, such as retirement benefits. Instead, they are available at some point in the future, but this assets-to-be still represent value. So, […]

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Temporary Orders – Arizona Child Custody

Temporary child custody refers to a decision made by a judge to award physical custody of a minor child to one of the parents. This temporary custody is common when there is an anticipated future case to determine permanent custody and visitation rights. The court will make this temporary custody decision based on the child’s […]

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Consent Decree for an Arizona Divorce

When a couple decides to divorce, a number of things need to be sorted out. One of the most important is the division of assets and property. It can be complex, and having an experienced Scottsdale divorce lawyer on your side is important. In this article, we’ll discuss a consent decree and how to get […]

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No-Fault Divorce

The difficulty of a divorce stretches people to their limits. Over half of first marriages end with both partners still living. Divorce is extremely emotionally difficult, especially when two people are separating amicably. Yet it happens every day. In most states, it was not long ago that someone who wanted a divorce had to prove […]

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Division of the Community Assets After a Divorce

Divorce is never easy. In addition to the heavy emotional progress you and your former spouse have to bear, there is also a big problem you must deal with legally: how do you divide all your assets? Dividing your assets after divorce State laws decide this, but it must be agreed upon between the ex-spouses […]

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Minor Child: Choosing a Legal Guardian Over Parents

Child custody is an issue that is never easy. Determining the legal guardianship of a minor in Arizona can be stressful, and you may consider the need for a lawyer during this process. As a parent, the need to do what is best for your child is paramount, but when does what is best equal […]

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Emancipation of a Minor After Parents’ Divorce

Divorce can be devastating for entire families. Children may especially feel that they are to blame for the situation. Sometimes, a minor child will not want to be with either parent and may petition the court to be emancipated.  Emancipation of a minor child after the parent’s divorce can be requested by the child’s attorney […]

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Legal Rights of Children in a Divorce

The needs of children should be a priority in any divorce case. What are children’s rights in a divorce in Arizona? Do children have the right to choose their custodial parent? An experienced divorce lawyer in Arizona can answer your questions and ensure your child’s voice is heard. Reach out to Attorney Hope Fruchtman at […]

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Can a Child Divorce its Parents?

While teenagers are legally recognized adults when they turn 18, some minors may want to become emancipated sooner than that. If you’re a minor considering emancipation, or if you’re a parent with a minor that has filed for emancipation, Attorney Hope Fruchtman can help. Emancipation of Minors Arizona Statute Title 12 permits minors to petition […]

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