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Similar to divorce, an annulment ends the marriage. The main difference is that an annulment declares the marriage as legally void as if it never happened. Special circumstances must exist for a marriage to be eligible for annulment.
Whether you need to establish, modify, or enforce child custody, our experienced family law attorneys can help. In Arizona, child custody refers to parenting time and legal decision-making.
Like child custody, our attorneys are here to help you establish, modify, or enforce child support, including the collection of arrearages.
This is an emerging area of family law. These agreements are contracts that allow unmarried couples to protect themselves in the event their relationship ends. Think of it kind of like relationship insurance.
Custodial Parent Relocation
In Arizona, a parent is usually required to obtain the other parent’s consent or a court order before relocating with the child more than a prescribed distance — usually 100 miles. As you can imagine, the other parent doesn’t always cooperate. That’s where we come in.
What can we say, divorce can be complex. It isn’t an area where you want to trust your future to just anyone. Our top rated divorce attorneys have litigated divorces of all types and complexities, including high net worth and celebrity divorce. If your divorce is simple, don’t worry. We handle those, too; usually much more affordably than other law firms.
An alternative to divorce, legal separation is an option for couples who want to live separately and apart, but wish to retain certain benefits of marriage. Like divorce, legal separation involves dividing community property and debt, determining spousal maintenance and, if applicable, child custody.
Orders of Protection
Known by several different names, protective orders are temporary restraining orders available to protect against harassment or domestic violence. Orders of protection may be obtained without instituting a case in family court.
Often misunderstood, legal paternity is not always established by a biological relationship even when uncontested. Sometimes paternity must be formally established before a father has child custody rights.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are written contracts that resolve many of the issues that could arise in the event of an eventual divorce or legal separation. An effective prenuptial agreement can save the parties tens of thousands of dollars in future litigation costs.
Spousal Maintenance / Alimony
In Arizona, it is called spousal maintenance, though other states may refer to it as alimony or spousal support. Because it is entirely discretionary, this is an issue where you will want the absolute best divorce attorney on your side.
Third Party Rights & Visitation
This broadly refers to visitation or legal custody rights afforded to any non-parent. Most typically, these rights are afforded to grandparents or other close family members. Third party cases have broad Constitutional implications, so it is important to consult with an experienced family attorney.