Child Custody

Barron v. Barron (2018)

In Barron v. Barron, the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed the family court’s parenting time determination because it was based on impermissible presumptions about equal parenting time and gender.

Barron v. Barron (2018)2018-11-09T12:17:54+00:00

Legal Decision-Making in Arizona

Legal decision-making, often called legal custody in other jurisdictions, refers to the parents’ authority to make certain types of important decisions for their children. 

Legal Decision-Making in Arizona2018-11-06T15:40:48+00:00

Affidavit of Financial Information

If you’ve ever been involved in an Arizona family court case, you’ve probably heard the term “affidavit of financial information” or “AFI” as it is often referred.

Affidavit of Financial Information2018-11-07T12:29:45+00:00

Types of Hearings in Arizona Family Court

There are several different types of hearings in Arizona family court cases. Each type can have unique goals and procedure. Understanding the differences can help you better prepare for your hearing. The information below is provided as a general explanation and may not always apply. Family court judges sometimes use terminology interchangeably or specify different instructions/procedure in their minute

Types of Hearings in Arizona Family Court2018-11-09T12:32:38+00:00

The Pretrial Statement in Arizona Family Court

The pretrial statement is an important document filed before an evidentiary hearing or trial. When the family court sets a trial, its minute entry usually contains detailed instructions and a deadline, typically five days before trial. The family court’s minute entry may require specific information, depending on the issues in the case. For example, if the case involves children,

The Pretrial Statement in Arizona Family Court2018-11-06T16:16:46+00:00