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March 2018 Archives

Child support dispute involving Britney Spears makes headlines

Supplying basic the needs of children such as food and housing can get quite expensive in this day and age, especially for single parents. In order to see that the needs of the children are being met, noncustodial parents are often required by law in Arizona to pay child support to custodial parents. However, it is not uncommon for discrepancies to arise regarding the details and amounts of these payments.

Planning for retirement amid late-life divorce

Its no secret that the end of a marriage can have drastic effects on finances. Arizona citizens that divorce later in life may have questions about retirement and what will happen to the money they've been saving for the majority of their adult lives. The following tips can help late-life divorcees boost their savings for the retirement that is nearing on their horizon.

High-profile couple settles lengthy divorce

For couples in Arizona and elsewhere, the end of a marriage is a life-altering experience that can quickly become stressful, traumatic and definitely expensive. When a celebrity couple decides to divorce, it can quickly turn complicated due to the division of multiple properties and other aspects non-celebrities generally don't face, such as royalty rights. However, like all divorces, celebrity divorces are sometimes settled quickly, allowing both parties to move on.

New decision from Division One Court of Appeals stands to have substantial impact of Arizona's legal decision-making laws

The Court concludes that "final decision-making authority" is the same as sole legal decision-making and that a Trial Court cannot make a determination for the parents regarding school choice. In such circumstance, parents with joint legal decision-making must mutually make such decision or Petition the Court for determination of which parent shall be designated with sole legal decision-making on the issue of education and once such determination is made, the parent designated with sole legal decision-making on education can unilaterally make the decision of school choice. No. 1 CA-CV 17-0069 FC

Those delinquent on child support payments may face jail time

Parents have a duty and obligation to support their children. When parents separate, child support laws ensure that the financial needs of the children are met. In Arizona and across the country, the penalties for unpaid child support can be steep. Refusal to pay child support can have negative consequences for the noncustodial parent; however, it often affects the children the most.

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