Arizona Order of Protection Guidebook Publication and Free Give Away

So, I haven't blogged in a few weeks because I've been working on other projects. One of those is the Arizona Order of Protection Guidebook. I've been working on various iterations of a guide for Orders of Protections for years, but I just recently sat down and put something together. The Guidebook provides some commentary on… Continue reading Arizona Order of Protection Guidebook Publication and Free Give Away

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What is a property equalization?

When couples divorce they must divide their property.  Because of Arizona’s community property scheme, this is a relatively simple undertaking: each spouse receives 50% of the community property and everyone walks away happy.  Unfortunately, this model property division hypothetical is the exception to the normal divorce property division.  Instead, even the division of property is… Continue reading What is a property equalization?

Parents Spend $500,000 on Custody Battle

$500,000. That is how much a Canadian couple wasted on their custody battle involving their  eight year old daughter. The parents are not multi-millionaires. They just really hated each other.The most astonishing part of this surreal case of unnecessary and overly-aggressive litigation, however, is the judge's absolute demolition of the parties and their decision to squander… Continue reading Parents Spend $500,000 on Custody Battle

Pending Mich. Law Intends to Revoke Sexual Assault Offenders’ Parental Rights

Michigan Senate Bill 858 seeks to prevent perpetrators of sexual assaults from being able to establish paternity over a child born from their crime. Senator Rick Jones is quoted as saying, "My bill is trying to protect women from this sort of thing." According to the State News' Alex Kurrie, the process behind Senate Bill 858 looks like… Continue reading Pending Mich. Law Intends to Revoke Sexual Assault Offenders’ Parental Rights