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Hostile Communications: A Basis to Modify Child Custody In Arizona

Posted on : July 6, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Hostile Communications as a Basis to Modify Child Custody Orders in Arizona.

Hostile Communications: A Basis to Modify Child Custody in Arizona The Arizona Court of Appeals in the unpublished case of McGinnis v. McGinnis reviewed a trial judge’s ruling granting Mother sole legal decision making of the parties’ children. The father was also order to pay child support, as well as child support arrearages. Father appealed […]

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Interest on a Judgment in an Arizona Divorce Decree

Posted on : July 6, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Interest Rate in an Arizona Divorce Decree.

Interest on a Judgment in an Arizona Divorce Decree Mr. Skirboll (Husband) appealed a court order from his divorce trial. The order applied a ten percent interest rate to a judgment entered against him. The trial court denied his request to offset monies his wife was ordered to pay a creditor.  The trial court ordered interest to […]

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Contract Law Applied to Cohabiting Couple in Arizona

Posted on : July 6, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Contract Law Applied to Cohabiting Couple in Arizona.

Contract Law Applied to Cohabiting Couple in Arizona Under Arizona law, the community property laws protect each spouse’s share of the assets earned in a marriage. However, these protections only apply if the couple is actually married and not if they are cohabiting. In Stevens v. Anderson, 256 P.2d 712 (1953), the Arizona Supreme Court […]

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Cohabitation Agreements in Arizona

Posted on : July 6, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Cohabitation Agreements in Arizona.

Cohabitation Agreements in Arizona Earnings of both spouses during a marriage are community property. The court divides community property equitably between the spouses if they divorce. However, community property protections do not apply if the couple is unmarried and cohabiting. In Cook v Cook, 691 P.2d 664 (1984), an unmarried cohabiting couple made a property agreement. […]

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