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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 listen to 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 […]

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A Minor’s Right to Be Heard in a Child Custody Case

Posted on : January 10, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
A Minor’s Right to Be Heard in a Child Custody Case

A Minor’s Right to Be Heard in Child Custody When an attorney is appointed for a child in a parental rights case, the attorney represents the child’s interests before the family court. If the matter goes up on Special Action, should the child be joined as a real party in interest? Should the appointed attorney […]

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False Accusations of Child Abuse in Arizona

Posted on : January 4, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
False Accusations of Child Abuse in Arizona

Ramsey v. Yavapai Family Advocacy Ctr.: Duty to Report Abuse In Arizona, therapists, physicians, and other healthcare personnel are required to report child abuse. Can they be sued for doing so if charges are later dismissed? In Ramsey v. Yavapai Family Advocacy Ctr., 225 Ariz. 132, 235 P.3d 285, 291 (App. 2010), the Arizona Court […]

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