PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
What are some common reasons for divorce?
So you and your spouse both want to claim your child as a dependent on your taxes, but you know that you’re not allowed to claim him or her twice in California, seeing as how you’re divorced. Typically, the parent who has custody is able to make the claim, while the other is not, but […]
WHEN DO YOUR OBLIGATIONS TO YOUR CHILD END?
Getting custody of your children gives you a lot of rights, but it also gives you a number of obligations and legal duties. Common things you must do including giving children basic care, clothing, food and shelter. If you don’t do this, you could run into legal trouble, such as being charged with neglect and […]
THE MEANING OF “CUSTODY” IN ARIZONA
I want sole custody! That is a phrase we have all heard a handful of times either in real life or on the big screen. However, as far as Arizona law is concerned, “custody” no longer exists. As such, the understanding of custody in Arizona is widely misunderstood by many. Beginning in January of 2013, […]
MEL GIBSON DIVORCE AND CUSTODY BATTLE
child custodyMEL GIBSON CUSTODY CASE: BECOMING TYPICAL? In many custody battles, one or both parents use each and every flaw or mistake of the other in order to gain the upper hand – many times exaggerating the facts or even lying. The Mel Gibson custody case is a prime example of this phenomenon. Mel Gibson […]
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Family law, like other areas of the law, changes and develops over time as a result of new laws passed by state legislatures and newly-issued courtroom decisions. At Lasiter & Jackson, we know how important it is to stay up to date and on the cutting edge in legal practice areas including divorce and child […]