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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mother’s Moving Away Did Not Invoke Arizona Relocation Law

Child Custody

Father’s objection to mother’s relocation was rejected because her first move from Phoenix to Payson, Arizona, was court-approved and her current move from Payson to Lakeside, Arizona, was less than 100 miles. Father failed to prove material change in circumstances affected the children’s welfare sufficiently to warrant modified parenting time or legal decision-making authority. Michelle […]

Ushering in the New Year, It’s Stewart Law Group’s January Newsletter

Arizona Divorce

Welcoming the New Year, Stewart Law Group’s January newsletter – our first words for 2017 – has some fun and interesting ideas for loyal readers (and new readers) to mull over. Attorney Scott David Stewart leads off the newsletter with “What’s Your Word?” Scott talks about the value of weaving a single, positive theme throughout […]

Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter

Arizona Divorce

Greetings and happy holidays to all of our loyal readers! Be sure to click here and read the Arizona Law Group’s December family law newsletter. This month’s newsletter covers a lot of territory. Because the holidays often see an uptick in traffic violations, we’ve included a couple articles on the subject of Arizona DUI. Scott […]

Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very Broad Privilege

Mediation

Divorce mediation process privilege is a creature of statute with limited exceptions and no implied waiver of confidential communications in this Arizona case summary. Grubaugh v. Hon. J.T. Blomo, Judge of Superior Court in Maricopa, A. Lawrence, et al. Special Action from Superior Court in Maricopa County The ex-wife in divorce case filed a complaint […]

Husband’s Name on Birth Certificate Does Not Bar Father’s Arizona Paternity Suit

Child Custody

Father’s paternity action was not barred and birth certificate is not legal equivalent of voluntary acknowledgment of paternity where child was not born out of wedlock in Arizona case summary. Bill W. Castillo v. Thania N. Lazo Extramarital Affair While Husband Is Overseas While married, the mother had an extramarital affair with the father. The […]