Q: Is there still such thing as final decision making in AZ? Ex filed a request to modify child support & parenting time
Our current plan has me as final decision maker as I've had our child 90% of the time, but now in his proposed parenting plan he has changed all the wording and taken that out and wants 50/50 as he's moving closer. What do you think will happen? I'm also a teacher and have had final decision making on schools but now he's taking the wording out for that too.
A: Yes, there is still the option of one parent having final decision-making authority. I would really need to know more about your situation. Any parent can make allegations and attempt to change the orders, but many requirements must be met. I recommend contacting an experienced family law attorney to assist you.
A: We would need to know more. As the one seeking the modification, he is required to showing a material change of circumstance affecting the child's well-being for a modification to be granted. If it is, the starting point is joint legal decision-making.
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