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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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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How an Attorney Can Help Through Your Step-Parent Adoption Case

As a step-parent, you want to give your step-child the best in life and offer them the utmost care. In many instances, the step-parent needs to have certain rights in order to give their step-child the best care. Adoption by a step-parent is the most common type of adoption as it helps to solidify the […]

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Terminating Parental Rights? Have an Attorney Help

You want what is best for your child. You may have agreed to share custody with your former spouse; but, you are still obligated to protect your son or daughter from all danger—even from that which comes from the other parent. Seeking to terminate parental rights is a significant action to take. However, it may […]

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Minor Guardianship: What You Need to Know

When an adult is appointed to be the guardian of a minor child, that adult is given full care, custody and control of the child. Guardianship must operate in the best interests of the child. An appointment of guardianship might be for a temporary and fixed period of time, or it might continue until such […]

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Are We Eligible for an Annulment?

If you’re contemplating an annulment of your marriage in Arizona, Title 25 Chapter 3 Article 1 of the Arizona Code allows for it. The statute states that “The Superior Courts may dissolve a marriage, and may adjudge a marriage to be null and void when the cause alleged constitutes an impediment rendering the marriage void.” […]

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Spousal Maintenance: How We Can Help

Alimony, otherwise known as spousal maintenance in Arizona, is based upon principles of equity (what is fair in the particular situation). In order to simplify and curtail the prolix factors the court must consider, it is recommended that you obtain specialized legal counsel from Attorney Hope Fruchtman. She strives to be the best family law […]

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How a Lawyer Can Help Your Interstate Custody Case

Child custody cases are complicated and not many people know exactly what to do when problems and disagreements arise. Things can get even more difficult to navigate during interstate custody cases where there may be confusion about which laws are being upheld. While interstate custody cases aren’t rare, they are still complicated as are most […]

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