The Court previously notified the parties that this case would be dismissed on November 12, 2023 without further notice unless specific action was taken prior to said date. No such action having occurred,
IT IS ORDERED dismissing this matter in its entirety... View More
Someone can assist a minor with completing a Petition for Emancipation, but the minor must be the one signing the Petition in the presence of a Notary. If a minor is not capable of completing a Petition for Emancipation, I would have serious concerns about their capacity to be found entitled to...View More
If you're in an Arizona divorce case involving spousal support and want to stop the proceedings, start by discussing your intention with your attorney. Review your attorney-client agreement for guidance on the termination process, and follow the specified procedures. Ensure open communication...View More
At anytime you may terminate the relationship with your attorney with or without cause. Accordingly, it is best to do so in writing. But prior to doing so, I would recommend having a transparent discussion with your attorney as it sounds like you and your spouse are close to full agreements. If...View More
Going through a divorce and in a custody battle with my husband. He is a functioning alcoholic and weedhead. In our Temporary Custody Hearing last Wednesday, the father was cross examined by his attorney and she asked if he smoked or drank and he said no. When court ended, I found a post on her... View More
- MOTION TO REVIEW NEW EVIDENCE: The answer is probably no, but you can give it a try by filing a Motion for Reconsideration. You'll need to explain (1) why you don't produce this evidence at trial because the Court can't consider newly discovered evidence that could have been found...View More
We have been married for 10+ years. I experienced a significant amount of domestic abuse in the marriage and left the home 18 months ago. I left our 10 year old with his father as my husband ruined my credit and finances. My husband now makes twice as much as I do. He makes so much now that he has... View More
You can file a motion for temporary spousal maintenance and ask to receive spousal maintenance while the case is pending. You can also for temporary custody (or, more specifically, temporary legal decision-making and parenting time) and an interim award of attorney's fees.
Typically the attorney for the party seeking spousal support will take the lead on questioning because that spouse has the burden of proof. They generally have to introduce sufficient evidence showing they are entitled to support, typically by proving they suffer from some type of disability or...View More
I was divorced in GA. I live in Alabama and my ex has a residence in Tuscan, AZ. He has been cheating me of the correct alimony for several years. I am limited financially and would like to know if I woiuld need a lawyer. If not, how should I proceed. I do not mind paying something. I am on SSI, so... View More
You should retain a Georgia lawyer in or near the county where your divorce was granted to enforce the alimony provisions of the decree. That will be the lion's share of the legal work. If necessary, after that has been completed, you may have to retain an Arizona lawyer to register and...View More
It's unusual, but it's possible. Animal cruelty is one of the listed crimes under the domestic violence statute. It may depend on whether his actions meet the standards of animal cruelty (see ARS 13-2910) and whether those actions are significant enough to impact what should happen with...View More
I filed my papers about a month ago, and I found out through word of mouth that the other party files her response. However I have not received anything from them, their attorney, or the court. Will the case move forward even if I haven't received anything? Is there any action I can take if... View More
Yes, your case is moving forward even without them giving you a copy. You should reach out to the other party's attorney, inform them you didn't receive a copy, and make sure they have the right email address and mailing address for you. You also should double check the Court records to...View More
We had a hearing and despite my evidence that we are victims and father has a significant history of domestic violence and abuse, plus procedural errors like allowing another person to advise father (off camera) and speak during the hearing while on zoom, not allowing me time to present my case,... View More
Did California issue a child support order? If so, it must be registered here for the custody case, in which support must be determined. An Arizona court cannot modify the California support order unless it's properly registered and in front of the Arizona court. For that reason, I don't...View More
You probably need to get it tested. Then once you find out it is meth, you need to ask him to submit to a drug test. If it's positive, you could use that as a reason to get temporary emergency custody (i.e., legal decision-making and parenting time) over the children.
I had residential custody and he had ldm and suddenly without consideration of his consider it d v past a judge grabted him custody of our minor even if he's probation for abuse of her and violating an oop, and with medical reports stating she is autistic and terrified of him and needed... View More
To look up a court order number and understand its purpose, you typically need to contact the court clerk's office where the order was issued. They can provide you with the case information and details related to the order. You may need to provide relevant case information or parties involved...View More
I'm in Pima County, Arizona. 30 days ago I served annulment papers on my "husband," who lives out of state. Since then, he has signed Consent Decree for Divorce papers and sent them to me. Today is the no-response deadline and I can ask the court to move forward with dissolution.... View More
I filled out A Established paternity with legal decision-making legal custody parenting time and child support Against my Girlfriend And now DCS is trying to file an order of EX Party children To remove children from my custody in control And physically is that possible
Yes, DCS can do that. In fact, if DCS starts a proceeding to remove the children, the custody case in the family court is paused while the DCS proceeding goes through the juvenile court because, by law, DCS proceedings take precedence over custody proceedings.
My wife shares custody with the child’s father. Father has continuously taken the child’s phone away while she is at his house during his parental time. Mother and I have bought the phone and pay the cell phone bill on a monthly basis. Father has never paid any portion or is even on same phone... View More
In Arizona, assets and debts accumulated during a marriage are typically considered community property and are generally divided equally in a divorce. However, when it comes to personal injury settlements, the division can become more nuanced. While compensation specifically for an...View More
In Arizona, as in many other states, Child Protective Services (CPS) can become involved in cases where they have concerns about the safety and well-being of a child. When a newborn is exposed to substances, including prescribed medications like methadone, during pregnancy or at birth, CPS may...View More
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