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Jurisdiction Over a Paternity Action When the Father’s Name is Not on the Birth Certificate

Posted on : December 27, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Jurisdiction Over a Paternity Action When the Fathers Name is Not on the Birth Certificate

Jurisdiction Over a Paternity Action When the Father’s Name is Not on the Birth Certificate When a married woman has a child in Arizona, her husband is presumed to be the father. The situation gets complicated if another man claims paternity. Can he file a petition claiming paternity? Must the child be a party with […]

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Contempt of Court as a Remedy for Unpaid Child Support Arrearages

Posted on : December 27, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Contempt of Court as a Remedy for Unpaid Child Support Arrearages

Contempt of Court as a Remedy for Unpaid Child Support Arrearages Arizona law provides numerous ways a court can enforce child support obligations. Some remedies are found in the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, (URESA). One of these is contempt of court. A court has authority under URESA to enforce support while the child […]

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Post-Majority Support for Disabled Adult Children in Arizona

Posted on : December 27, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Post-Majority Support for Disabled Adult Children in Arizona

Post-Majority Support for Disabled Adult Children in Arizona Generally a child support obligation in Arizona terminates when the child reaches the age of majority. However, the legislature amended the law to allow post-majority support for disabled adult children. In Mendoza v. Mendoza, 870 P.2d 421 (1994) the Court of Appeals addressed the effect of the […]

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Cash Compensation for the Other Spouse’s Waste of Community Assets

Posted on : December 27, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Cash Compensation for the Other Spouses Waste of Community Assets

Cash Compensation for the Other Spouse’s Waste of Community Assets Arizona law gives family courts authority to divide community property equitably between divorcing spouses. This can mean giving one spouse more property if the other has wasted or disposed of community assets. But how about money? Can a court order one spouse to pay the […]

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