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What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona?

Posted on : September 21, 2016
What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona
What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona You may have hear the term "Rule 69 agreement" if you are involved in a divorce, family law, child custody or child support case in Arizona. The term "Rule 69 agreement" refers to the terms of a rule in Arizona family law cases affecting settlements in a family […]

Ratification of Voidable Marriage in Arizona

Posted on : September 12, 2016
Ratification of Voidable Marriage in Arizona
Ratification of Voidable Marriage in Arizona In Arizona, a person must be 18 years old or older to consent to a marriage. However, in some states parents or even stepparents can provide permission. What happens when a minor marries in another state and seeks to void the marriage year later in Arizona? In Medlin v. […]

Mental Illness and the Family Law Court System in Arizona

Posted on : September 8, 2016
Mental Illness and the Family Law Court System in Arizona
Mental Illness and the Family Law Court System in Arizona Under Arizona law, a child can be declared dependent if her parent or parents are unable to parent. The court can also sever parental rights to allow for a permanent placement for the child. Does it violate the due process rights of an incompetent parent […]

Authority of Divorce Courts to Require a Religious Divorce

Posted on : July 15, 2016
Authority of Divorce Courts to Require a Religious Divorce
Divorce Court’s Authority to Require a Jewish Divorce Arizona law allows the divorce court to address the financial and custody issues in a divorce. But can a court order a spouse to undertake a religious ceremony? In Victor v. Victor, 177 Ariz. 231, 866 P.2d 899 (1993) the Court of Appeals reviewed that issue. It […]

Title to a Home Affects Community Property Rights in Arizona

Posted on : July 12, 2016
Title to a Home Affects Community Property Rights in Arizona
Title to a Home Affects Community Property Rights in Arizona In Arizona, property acquired by a married couple is presumed to be community property rather than a property held as tenancy in common. Is it possible for a married couple to acquire property as joint tenants with the right of survivorship? In In re Baldwin’s […]