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Jurisdiction is Necessary to Petition for Visitation

Posted on : March 20, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Jurisdiction is Necessary to Petition for Visitation

Jurisdiction is Necessary to Petition for Visitation The Arizona Court of Appeals-Division One rendered an unpublished decision in the case of Bourgo v. Bourgo a grandparent visitation petition that had previously been denied in an Arizona family court. Since the case is unpublished, you may not be allowed to cite this case as authority in […]

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Authority to Hear Support Enforcement Action in Arizona

Posted on : March 6, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Authority to Hear Support Enforcement Action in Arizona

Authority to Hear Support Enforcement Action in Arizona A court in Arizona can only hear a divorce if it has jurisdiction to do so. In the past, the court in the county where the couple resided had exclusive jurisdiction. No other Arizona court could rule on matters involved in the divorce, including child support enforcement. […]

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Can Non-Custodial Parents Seek Child Support Arrearages

Posted on : March 6, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Can Non-Custodial Parents Seek Child Support Arrearages

Can Non-Custodial Parents Seek Child Support Arrearages Each parent has a duty to provide financial support for minor children. After a divorce, the parent with whom the child lives generally is entitled to child support from the other parent. Can a mother get child support where the father wins custody but she won’t give him […]

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Sister State’s Right to Modify Arizona Support Ruling

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Sister States Right to Modify Arizona Support Ruling

Sister State’s Right to Modify Arizona Support Ruling Under URESA, a person living in Arizona can ask the court in another state to enforce an Arizona support order. Can that sister-state court modify the Arizona support order? In Ibach v. Ibach, 600 P.2d 1370 (Ariz. 1979) the Arizona Supreme Court considered the issue. Case Facts […]

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Dismissing a Paternity Action in Arizona

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Dismissing a Paternity Action in Arizona

Dismissing a Paternity Action in Arizona Who may bring a paternity action in Arizona? Can a country attorney bring an action asking the court to determine paternity on his own? In Traphagan v. Superior Court, 666 P.2d 76 (1983) the Arizona Supreme Court considered the issue. Case Facts Mrs. Traphagan, a single woman, gave birth […]

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