PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CAN INCLUDE MARITAL RAPE
Even in the 21st century, marital rape is not treated as seriously by some as rape by a stranger. A woman whose ex-husband was found guilty of raping her says she felt like she’d been “sucker punched in the gut” when a judge recently handed down a sentence of home detention for eight years and […]
MIGHT MEDIATION BE THE BEST APPROACH FOR YOUR DIVORCE?
Just as no two couples are exactly alike, no two divorces fit exactly the same mold. Some are highly contentious, while others are startlingly straightforward. However, most divorces fit squarely in the grey area of somewhat contentious yet relatively civil dissolutions. Many couples attempting to navigate this kind of divorce benefit immensely from a process […]
HOW TO BETTER ENSURE THAT YOUR PRENUP REMAINS VALID
When two people decide to come together in marriage, they begin a relationship on two separate yet intertwined levels. First, there is the personal relationship meant to be enriched by the bond that marriage creates. Second, there is the legal relationship that marriage inspires which is marked by the signing of a legal marriage contract. […]
WHEN ARE CUSTODY FIGHTS BATTLES WORTH THEIR PRICE?
We all like to believe that if we do our best by our children that they will remain safely within our custody. However, divorce and other forms of parental separation can complicate this hope. If both of a child’s parents desire to have full, joint or partial child custody and cannot agree on the terms of that […]
WHEN DIVORCING, CONSIDER THESE CHILD-RELATED LEGAL CONCERNS
If you are divorcing and minor children are in the picture, it is critical to be prepared for all the legal decisions you will soon need to make concerning them. Divorce is not generally straightforward when minor children are involved, simply because a multitude of considerations must be contemplated. First, there is the issue of child […]
MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE
In child custody litigation in Arizona Child Custody and Visitation Alcohol and Drug Abuse, many believe that if they possess a card permitting them to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, this will not compromise their child custody case. After all, it is legal and medically necessary right? Not so fast. Although the legislature made medical marijuana legal […]