Tag : best interests

Paternal Grandparents Petition for Visitation Granted Over Divorced Arizona Mother’s Objections

Child Custody

Paternal grandparents’ visitation rights following Arizona divorce involved best interests of two grandchildren and mother’s refusal of access. Having properly accorded special weight to mother’s objection to grandparent visitation, having made findings on best interest of the child factors, the trial court found grandparents rebutted the fit-parent presumption and ordered visitation. Affirmed on appeal. Lisa […]

Sending Child to Out-of-State Boarding School Impacted Mother’s Parenting Time

Child Custody

Father’s desire to send high school age child to out-of-state boarding school would substantially reduce mother’s parenting time per parenting agreement incorporated in their divorce decree, requiring best interest analysis of statutory factors in Arizona case summary. Deborah C. Baker v. Matthew M. Meyer The parties were married in 1995 and had three children together […]