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Five Tips on Protecting Children from a Hostile Parent During a Divorce in Arizona

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Five Tips on Protecting Children From a Hostile Parent During a Divorce in Arizona

Five Tips on Protecting Children from a Hostile Parent During a Divorce in Arizona It’s all very fine to talk in terms of spouses working together in a divorce for the good of the children. But civility is not always easy, and divorcing spouses can be hostile and abusive. How can you reduce stress for […]

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Parenting Plans in Arizona Divorce and Child Custody Cases

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Parenting Plans in Arizona Divorce and Child Custody Cases

Parenting Plans in Arizona Divorce and Child Custody Cases We are accustomed to talking about a child custody negotiation as a battle, a war! Parents threaten to blow each other out of the water, to take no prisoners. You’ve read about the awful tricks parents sometimes employ. They include false claims of child abuse, murky […]

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Seven Tips to Protect Children During a Divorce

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Seven Tips to Protect Children During a Divorce

Seven Tips to Protect Children During a Divorce Whether or not your kids act out, your divorce will affect them. Unless a parent is abusive—and sometimes even then—children grieve when a parent moves out of the family home. But that separation is not the most damaging part of divorce for a child, according to experts. […]

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How Divorce Affects Children

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
How Divorce Affects Children

How Divorce Affects Children You may long to read studies announcing that an impending marital split won’t affect the kids. Most divorcing parents would love to find evidence that divorces don’t mark kids. But even common sense tells you that isn’t true. Divorce is stressful for everyone involved, including kids from tots to teens. But […]

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Paternity Action Filed by a Child Subject to Doctrines of Res Judicata and Privity in Arizona

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Paternity Action Filed by a Child Subject to Doctrines of Res Judicata and Privity in Arizona

Paternity Action Filed by a Child Subject to Doctrines of Res Judicata and Privity in Arizona Once an issue is litigated between two parties, neither can seek to litigate it again. This rule is called res judicata. It applies both to the parties to the original case and those in privity with them. Is a […]

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Paternity Testing After an Affidavit of Acknowledgment of Paternity Has Been Signed

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Paternity Testing After an Affidavit of Acknowledment of Paternity Has Been Signed

Paternity Testing After an Affidavit of Acknowledgment of Paternity Has Been Signed Before an Arizona court modifies custody or visitation orders, it must hold a hearing to determine whether it is in the child’s best interests to modify existing orders. Is this best-interests test required before a judge order paternity testing? Also, what kind of […]

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Best Interests Test Applies to Paternity Testing for a Child Born During Marriage

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Best Interests Test Applies to Paternity Testing for a Child Born During Marriage

Best Interests Test Applies to Paternity Testing for a Child Born During Marriage Paternity testing allows a court to determine the identity of a child’s biological father. Generally, courts order paternity testing when a child is born out of wedlock. A mother often seeks paternity testing to force the father to provide financial support for […]

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Visitation Rights to a Person Standing In Loco Parentis to a Child in Arizona

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Visitation Rights to a Person Standing In Loco Parentis to a Child in Arizona

Visitation Rights to a Person Standing In Loco Parentis to a Child in Arizona When a child is born out of wedlock, a man who acknowledges paternity is presumed to be the child’s father. He is entitled to custody and visitation rights and is obligated to contribute to the support of his child. But when […]

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Res Judicata, Laches and Statute of Limitations as Defenses to Family Support

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Res Judicata Laches and Statute of Limitations as Defenses to Family Support

Res Judicata, Laches and Statute of Limitations as Defenses to Family Support When a person goes to court to resolve a legal issue, he or she cannot go to court again to resolve the same issue. The doctrine of res judicata precludes litigating issues already resolved between the parties in prior court case. Sometimes two […]

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Affidavit of Child Support Arrears From a Child Support Order of Another State

Posted on : December 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Affidavit of Child Support Arrears From a Child Support Order of Another State

Affidavit of Child Support Arrears From a Child Support Order of Another State A parent may ask an Arizona court to enforce a child support order from a different state. However, a parent must first register the foreign order in Arizona. A parent registering another state’s child support order in Arizona must serve the registration papers on […]

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