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Can Stepparent Be Held in Contempt

Posted on : January 23, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Contempt of Court in Arizona

Can a Stepparent Be in Contempt of Violating Child Visitation Orders In Munari v. Hotham, the Mother and Stepfather of Mother child were held in contempt of a court order and were sanctioned after failing to comply with court orders specifically requiring them to adhere to an order permitting visitation with the child’s grandparents and […]

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Temporary Orders for Grandparents

Posted on : January 23, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Grandparents Visitation in Arizona

Temporary Orders for Grandparents Visitation in Arizona The Arizona Court of Appeals addressed a Special Action appeal in the grandparents visitation case of Lambertus v. The Honorable Gerald Porter.  The case began as a paternity case with Linda Faye Day-Strange seeking to establish paternity to establish Tyler Day (“Father”) as the natural father of their child. […]

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Modifying Child Custody and Support

Posted on : January 23, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Modifying Child Custody and Child Support Arizona

Judge Must Consider Modifying Child Support If Parenting Time Changes In Arizona, the decision of a judge to modify parenting time will often result in a modification of child support. In the case of Heidbreder v. Heidbreder, the Arizona Court of Appeals addressed whether the trial court erred when it modified child support despite neither party having […]

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Attorney Fees in Divorce

Posted on : January 23, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Attorney Fees in Divorce Arizona

Attorney Fees in Divorce in Arizona In Arizona, a trial court’s decision to order one spouse to pay the other spouse’s attorney’s fees and costs may be based upon multiple statutes. In the case of Myrick v. Maloney, the wife (“Maloney”) appealed the trial court’s decision denying her request for an award of attorney fees, citing A.R.S. […]

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School Choice Child Custody AZ

Posted on : January 23, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
School Choice Child Custody AZ

School Choice Child Custody AZ In Arizona, the decision of the court regarding modification of a parenting plan as pertaining to school choice requires that certain factors be considered, such as the parents’ wishes regarding school placement, the child’s wishes regarding school placement, the child’s adjustment to the current school placement, and the interaction and […]

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