When to Bring a Family Law Attorney Onto Your Case

Attorney Hope Fruchtman is a Scottsdale AZ family law attorney. As the founder of the Fruchtman Law Firm, she specializes in various family law matters including divorce, custody, child support, visitation, pre-nuptial agreements, post-divorce enforcement and modification, military divorce, state step-parent adoption, paternity, and juvenile law. You may not need an attorney in all cases. […]

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Spousal Maintenance: What Does That Include?

Alimony, which in Arizona is known as spousal maintenance, pertains to the financial support of a former wife or husband. Anyone involved in this often complex issue will need legal help to ensure that the case is both valid and has been properly handled. This type of assistance can be obtained from the Fruchtman Law […]

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Interstate Custody Battles: Why You Need a Lawyer

If you are dealing with a custody battle that crosses over the line between two states, it is difficult. After all, you want to ensure you get justice for you and your children. However, you also have to do it in a smart way that gives you greatest number of options going forward. Therefore, you […]

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Is It Okay to Use the Same Attorney to Dissolve My Marriage as My Spouse?

You and your spouse may be in the process of a divorce. However, you may also still believe that you are mature and objective enough to remain friends. This is to say that you fully intend to come to a fair and equitable settlement that will satisfy the needs of both parties. You may even […]

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If My Spouse Fails to Make Child Support Payments Can I Withhold Parenting Time?

What can you do if your spouse fails to make child support payments on time? For some, the obvious answer is to make visitation contingent on making those payments. According to the attorneys at the Fruchtman Law Firm, though, withholding visitation is not only a bad way to get your child support payments, but a […]

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How an Attorney Can Help Your Marital Property Issues

Divorce is often an emotional event for everyone involved. The process can be relatively simple for those who have not been married long and have little marital property. However, that is not always the case, and things can be complicated very easily when there are certain circumstances. The truth about divorces is that they typically […]

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Parenting While Separated: How to Help Your Children

Separation and divorce can be very difficult for your children. While you may have ill feelings and animosity toward the other parent, it is important to take actions to serve your children’s best interest and limit their exposure to conflict. A Scottsdale AZ family attorney can provide legal advice about how to help your children […]

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Minor Guardianship: What You Need to Expect

When a minor child’s parents are unable to act in the child’s best interest, it may be necessary to obtain a minor guardianship. There are specific procedures and laws that apply to a minor guardianship, so it is important to ensure that these are followed. A Scottsdale AZ family lawyer can provide legal advice and […]

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How to Make the Most of Parenting Time

Parents who are separated may struggle with making the most of parenting time with the children. Because parenting time is sometimes limited, it is important to spend quality time to bond with your children. Way to make the most of parenting time Following are a few suggestions to maximize the benefits of parenting time with […]

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Preparing an Annulment: What You Need to Do Next

When most people who are married decide the arrangement is not viable, they choose to get a divorce. However, in other cases where certain criteria are met, they may seek what is known as an annulment of the marriage. Unlike a divorce that simply dissolves an existing marriage, an annulment legally ecognizes the marriage as […]

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