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 … Read More

Testifying in Family Court

Both parties are expected to testify in family court if the case requires trial. In many cases, the parties are the only witnesses and their testimony significantly affects the outcome of the case. Though testifying … Read More

Evidence in Family Court

Our entire judicial system is founded on the presentation of competing evidence to prove or disprove a claim. It is especially critical to introduce strong evidence in family court cases, which are decided by judges … Read More

Arizona Family Law Motion Practice

A “motion” is a request made by a party to litigation for the court to take some specific action. Most family court motions are made in writing, though certain requests can be made orally. The … Read More