Mother employed with clean record, income and health insurance for child. - Father unemployed, heavy alcohol user and recent admitted meth drug user. Neither parent has filed for custody in courts. Mother left shared rental unit with child after father admitted meth use. Is it required mother get... Read more »
Before I answer your questions, I would want more information. Was someone convicted of domestic violence for property damage? Did the State get involved in terms of charging the perpetrator? Did the victim desire prosecution? Did the victim agree to testify?
Your case is very fact based. Arizona used to have guidelines for payment of alimony (now called "spousal maintenance). When those guidelines were in place, and given what facts you have provided, you would have likely have qualified for "lifetime spousal maintenance.
My ex was supposed to have the kids every other weekend plus 2 weeks of vacation. In the 6 months since the parenting agreement went into effect he has not once taken them for the agreed upon time. He has not seen the kids in the last 8 weeks. This last weekend he emailed them both telling them not... Read more »
I would need to see your order to really be able to advise you, but in general, she will get the amount ordered as of February 25, 2011. Be sure that there is no clause in your order which includes an interest rate and/or penalty for not paying at that time.
I've filed all the paperwork excluding the last piece (application for default). Once I mail this in they will schedule a court date. In any case I won't be able to attend because I live in France now with no means to return to Arizona.
I live in Arizona and her grandparents (my parents) live in NY. I have gone no contact with them since she was 2 months old. They saw her for 5 days when she was 2 weeks old. Is it possible for them to try to get some kind of visitation rights if we are in 2 different states? If so, is there... Read more »
I filled out forms on-line for "divorce with no minor children", but when it asked me for biological or adopted children I filled in the info for my adult children. This automatically assigned summons for support and parenting classes. How do I remove this from our divorce?
While the court has discretion which may be based upon particular facts in a particular case, the 2018 Arizona Child Support Guidelines currently divide time periods as follows: time based upon 24 hours, time based upon 12 hours, time based upon 6 to 11 hours, time based upon 3 to 5 hours and...Read more »
Also, I read something about court being able to take into account his "earning potential"... based on his education and experience, he should/could still be in financial management with a good salary, 401k, health insurance, etc. etc. Now don’t have any of that, and he’s looking to... Read more »
The NCP in our case has a considerable arrears balance (over 20k). The NCP pays monthly, as ordered, toward current and future child support. Recently, he offered an unacceptably low settlement offer on the arrears and seems to impatiently and angrily reaching out to family and friends about... Read more »
The danger of staying married and not getting an actual divorce is that, not only can you not re-marry during that time, but the parties, unless they can agree otherwise, will have to equitably divide the debt and assets which have accumulated even though you are not co-habitating.
I am court ordered to pay for child care but our daughter hasn't gone to day care in over 2 years. I still send money because she's my daughter. I've recently had a change of finance where I cannot work full time, therefore I cannot send as much. The court order hasn't changed... Read more »
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