PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
CAN COHABITATING COUPLES HAVE PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS?
Not too long ago, it was considered shameful for two people to live together without being married. Today, most people are indifferent towards cohabitating couples and so their numbers have climbed steadily over the years. Here in Arizona, unmarried couples often delay getting married because they are afraid of being “locked in” to an adverse […]
HOW DOES ARIZONA CHILD SUPPORT COLLECTION WORK?
Sometimes non-custodial parents who have been separated from their child for some time are surprised when they are contacted by the Arizona Department of Child Support Services. However, in Arizona, that contact is generated automatically whenever a custodial parent applies for state assistance through the Arizona Department of Economic Security. That contact can also occur […]
MAN WHO GAVE BIRTH CAN GET DIVORCED IN ARIZONA
A transgender man in Arizona garnered fame after having three children, giving birth to them himself. Now, he is back in the headlines because he would like to divorce his wife. The pair has been together for over a decade. A recent ruling by a court has upheld the man’s right to pursue a divorce if he […]
THE BENEFITS OF A PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT IN ARIZONA
To most people, the decision to enter into marriage is a decision to take the final step in their relationship and commit the rest of their lives to their significant other. However, what most fail to realize, is the serious financial change they will undergo upon acceptance of their vows. Once married, your assets, savings, […]
ARIZONA LAW ON ORDERS OF PROTECTION TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Arizona law contains provisions that protect people who believe they may be in danger of domestic violence. You may be able to obtain an order of protection that will legally prevent anyone who wishes you harm from making contact with you. An order of protection can extend to a spouse, former spouse, parent of your […]
ISSUES REGARDING PATERNITY BETWEEN COHABITATING COUPLES
Traditional views towards marriage in America have changed. Many more couples are choosing to cohabitate without getting married. Some of these couples are also raising children together. Because they are unmarried, cohabitating couples often encounter difficulty when trying to obtain benefits and other care for their shared children. For that reason, it is important that […]