Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Questions Answered by Lenore Tsakanikas
1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: How can I file a Discovery for my wife's bank and credit card records?

Going through a divorce and my wife has filed Motion for temporary orders

for legal decision making and custody

for parenting time

for child support

for spousal maintenance

for property and or debt

I need to file a discovery for her Bank and credit... Read more »

Lenore Tsakanikas
Lenore Tsakanikas answered on Dec 8, 2014

You can file a Motion to Compel ad the Judge can order her to disclose these documents or you can subpoena the documents yourself. Good Luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: my child receives ssi will the father still be responsible to pay child support
Lenore Tsakanikas
Lenore Tsakanikas answered on Dec 4, 2014

It depends. If the child receives SSI on his own disability, child support would be under the guidelines and the SSI payment would not be income. If the child receives SSI on the Father's disability, then 1) if the amount is more than what the guidelines would require the Father to pay, then the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: What does a motion for pre-decee temporary order without notice for child custody
Lenore Tsakanikas
Lenore Tsakanikas answered on Oct 14, 2011

Under A.R.S. 25-404, a party to a custody proceeding may request temporary orders as to custody. A party may obtain a temporary order without notice if facts are alleged that show that irreparable injury will result to the moving party or child if an order is not issued and a certification is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: Can a child custody case originating in michigan be suddenly changed to another jurisdiction?

From detroit,mi to avondale, az

Lenore Tsakanikas
Lenore Tsakanikas answered on Oct 14, 2011

Your questions involves intepretation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), which is a complicated statute subjection to interpretation. The simple answer is that Arizona would have jurisdiction if the child is present in Arizona and the child has been abandoned or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: How do i find someone to take my case? It is very time sensitive/ and an obvious situation of "good o boy town"vs ME. ?

I NEED HELP! its a family law time sensitive, and im about to LOOSE my heart and soul , 8 year old twin boys that are heaven sent!

Lenore Tsakanikas
Lenore Tsakanikas answered on Oct 14, 2011

It shouldn't be so difficult to find an attorney to represent you. Hourly rates for family law attorneys vary. You can contact the local bar association for a referral to a family law attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: Modifying current custody/visitation schedule

My divorce was finalized in March and I am starting to have problems with the ex in regards to parenting issues. We both agree that the schedule we have is too much for her and he agreed to letting her live with me more full time he says he only will if he gets something in return...his last name.... Read more »

Lenore Tsakanikas
Lenore Tsakanikas answered on Oct 14, 2011

In order to change the parenting schedule, you need to do it in accordance with A.R.S. Section 25-411. Under this statute, if a parent is not complying with the current order in place, you may request a modification of six months after the current order is entered other wise you need to wait a... Read more »

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.