There is no such age in Arizona when a child simply gets to choose. However, the Judge IS required to consider the child's desires, but this is only one factor of many. I often stress to my clients that we not only need to show the Judge what the child wants, but (perhaps more importantly)...Read more »
As a family law attorney, I can only address how this issue could be addressed in Family Court. You would need to discuss whether criminal charges are appropriate with a law enforcement officer. In Family Court, you can certainly complain about the method in which she obtained this information in...Read more »
I cant support myself. I recently retired from my job. All monies in our 8 years has been mostly his income...his house. He says he owes me nothing. He was arrested 3 years for domestic abuse...charges were dropped because I did not testify. I've lost my family and friends because of him.
Your rent and your roommate situation would both be relevant factors for the Court to consider. If your roommate is a good decent roommate than I expect you can sell that to the Judge. If not, then maybe the Judge would consider that a deciding factor. I would need to know more.
By IRS standards my ex-husband qualify's to claim our youngest child as a dependent. However, our decree says otherwise. The Decree signed in 2016 says starting in 2018 I claim one child and he claims the other. He has informed me he would be claiming both as by IRS standards he is the... Read more »
I have handled this exact dispute a number of times, and I am confident the judge will Order him to sign the form OR Order him to pay you the difference his filing causes in your filing. If we have to go to Court, it is very possible the Court would also Order him to contribute to any...Read more »
I would need to know more. Are you paying to two different mothers? If so, then YES, there can be two separate child support Orders. If one Mother, there should only be one Order. Are there two states involved?
Send me some more details, and I can provide a better answer.
Please come in soon. We can certainly help you consider and then pursue your options for divorce. This is obviously a very important matter, and you should not go in alone. We can then discuss how child support is calculated in Arizona, whether you may be entitled to spousal maintenance (alimony),...Read more »
My sister got arrested because he hit her and she defended herself but for being evidence of her scratching him to be able run out the house she was detained for assult they have joint custody he has the kids can we her family get the kids from him
Dad with no custody pays child support payment plus back child support payment every month and is wanting to turn his life around for his kids by voluntarily going to an inpatient rehab. He will have to quit his job to go so he wants to know if he will face any penalties for going to rehab because... Read more »
Under Arizona law, he will continue to old child support even while he is in rehab unless he takes steps. It would be my suggestion that he file a petition for temporary modification of child support. While Arizona law allows mother to pursue child support as if father is still working, I believe...Read more »
I’m afraid if I tell him before I file he will spend our savings account. I know filing freezes assets. But I also need to tell him soon, perhaps before I’m able to file. I just need to know if he starts spending from our savings account recklessly if he will be required to still pay half the... Read more »
Technically, any charges/debts incurred PRIOR to service of the Petition for Dissolution ARE community debts. Technically, he is permitted to spend community funds any time he wants to PRIOR to being served. But, when you add the word "recklessly", I would say that we could pursue our...Read more »
My dad was convicted and sentenced to 80+ years in 2016, his divorce from second wife was final in 2012. She is petitioning the court to remove the clause in their divorce that states my father was entitled to 50% of her retirement that accumulated over their 7 year marriage. She was instructed by... Read more »
I would need to now so much more. TYPICALLY, it is very difficult to modify the terms of a Divorce Decree which divides property. What is she claiming is the basis to modify? Did your Father owe her other monies that she is claiming were unpaid?
Also, when was the estate served with her...Read more »
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