Why Do You Need a Lawyer for a Military Divorce?

Divorces involving a military family are often more complex than those involving civilians. There are unique issues that sometimes need to be addressed and having an attorney who has experience in handling them is preferable. To better understand why hiring an attorney at Fruchtman Law Firm is necessary, here are a couple of questions that […]

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Legal Dependency Issues? Why You Need a Lawyer to Help

In a family law context, dependency issues refer to situations in which a child is considered unsafe with biological parents because the parent is abusing or neglecting the child or has an issue such as addiction that interferes with the ability to care for the child. While courts usually take the position that a child […]

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Am I Eligible for Alimony?

Alimony is also known as spousal support or maintenance. This support is usually temporary. It is usually only awarded when the former spouse cannot make ends meet after the divorce. People may use spousal support to brush up on their education and get back into the job market. They may also use this money to […]

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What If My Ex-Spouse Wants to Relocate Custody?

It is not uncommon after a divorce for a parent to break the news that he or she is moving to a new town, city, or state. For many, it comes as a shock, and anxieties begin to grow over the stability and longevity of a parent-child relationship. A parent may ask him or herself, “How […]

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3 Steps in a Step-Parent Adoption

Step-parent adoption is the most common form of adoption in Arizona. In most cases, these adoptions happen after one parent remarries and brings children with them to form a larger, new family. As the family bond grows, many step-parents feel the drive to make the bond official by adopting their new stepchildren. Step-parent adoptions can […]

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Legal Separation: What is the Process?

The parties of a marriage in Arizona might have a variety of legal reasons why they want to remain legally married but become legally separated. In the context of the procedures involved in a legal separation, they are much like those in a divorce, but the parties must agree to legal separation. In a divorce, […]

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Paternity Issues? What to do Next

It is important that a child has a supportive environment during their development to ensure they grow to be both physically and emotionally healthy. Unfortunately, many families experience paternity issues that affect family relationships and, if left unresolved or ignored, can negatively affect the children and parents involved. Are you experiencing paternity issues and unsure […]

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How to Know if An Annulment is Right for You and Your Spouse

Divorce is not the only option for ending a marriage. Depending on the circumstances, it is possible to have the union legally annulled. Unlike divorce, an annulment effectively makes the legal statement that the marriage was invalid. Here are some of the grounds for annulment that are recognized in the state of Arizona and how […]

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How to Ensure Child Custody Arrangements are Fair for Everyone

In many cases, if you and your former spouse can agree on the terms of child custody, then the judge will find no issue with custody decisions. However, if you cannot agree on child custody, you must file an action with the court in order to have a judge make that determination. A trusted family […]

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What are Your Rights as a Grandparent?

Grandchildren are often the highlight of a grandparent’s life. Unfortunately, in some cases, the parents decide not to let the grandparents see the grandchildren. Often, this is in cases of divorce or when the parents were never married. If you or a loved one are struggling with their custody or visitation rights, contact your trusted […]

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