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Advantages of Collaborative Divorce over Mediation
James Hansen - February 2, 2023 - Divorce
Benefits of a Collaborative Divorce versus Mediation Ending a marriage is a tough decision. Not only does a divorce take a toll on you emotionally, mentally, and financially, but it can also affect your family and children. Hence, it is only natural that you want the entire process to be over soon. While some divorce […]...
Child Custody Case Simplified: Understanding Your Family Law Attorney's Role
James Hansen - February 2, 2023 - Child Custody
Navigating the Complexities of Child Custody Cases: What to Expect from Your Family Law Attorney Child custody cases are never easy and involve a lot of draining emotions. The issue of the children’s best interests is essential, though often contentious. While protecting these interests, a parent who fails to assert their parental rights may jeopard...
Prenuptial Agreement Considerations: Essential Information Before Engaging a Family Lawyer
Contemplating a Prenuptial Agreement? Here's What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Family Law Attorney Prenuptial agreements, commonly known as prenups, are not a new phenomenon. Contrary to belief, a prenuptial agreement does not mean the couple mistrusts each other. Talking to your partner about protecting your future initiates essential conversatio...
The Effects of Social Media on Your Child Custody Case
James Hansen - January 16, 2023 - Child Custody
How Social Media Can Impact Your Child Custody Case Social media has become a powerful tool for networking, entertainment, marketing, and earning income. However, it has its downsides, especially when embroiled in legal matters. A leading Scottsdale child custody attorney revealed that social media could negatively impact the outcome of cases. A recen...
What to Prepare For Before Hiring A Divorce Attorney
James Hansen - January 16, 2023 - Divorce
What To Prepare When Hiring A Divorce Lawyer When choosing your potential divorce lawyer, it is essential to consider the impact the lawyer can have on your situation. Divorce attorneys can address your concerns, provide legal advice, and help you find the most favorable solution for your divorce. It's worth noting that decisions made during […...
What's Best for You: Legal Guardianship vs. Adoption?
James Hansen - January 12, 2023 - Co-Parenting
Legal Guardianship vs. Adoption: What’s Right for You? One of the most common questions a Scottsdale family law attorney gets from hopeful and current parents alike is “ what is right: adoption or legal guardianship? “The answer almost all family lawyers give is that to understand the right process, you have to understand each legal […]...
Should We Really Hire Lawyers for Our Divorce?
James Hansen - December 11, 2022 - Divorce
Do We Really Need to Hire Divorce Lawyers? Divorce or separation can be sad, marked by disappointments and the loss of hopes and aspirations. It also brings financial, legal, parental, practical, and emotional problems that require time, effort, and a shift in responsibilities. Worse, it can take years to restore balance in some cases. Nonetheless, [&...
Why Is It Important To Have A Parenting Plan?
James Hansen - December 11, 2022 - Co-Parenting
What Is A Parenting Plan And Why Is It Needed? Parenting arrangements include a set of common agreements between parents that govern how they should behave in different situations. They often vary widely. For example, some parenting plans include restraining orders for certain behaviors, such as criticizing the other partner in the presence of the [&h...
What Takes Place If A Parent Does Not Pay Child Support?
James Hansen - December 11, 2022 - Child Support
What Happens When A Parent Is Not Paying Child Support? As everyone strives to meet their obligations, child support, custody, and other agreements between parents can be challenging. When parents fail to provide for their children despite court orders requiring them, it can be frustrating and stressful for the custodial parent. Parents who refuse to ...
How To Find A Good Family Lawyer
How to Choose the Right Family Law Attorney Family lawyers are legal practitioners that are trained and authorized to handle family law cases. They're the go-to legal practitioners for cases such as divorce, child custody, change of names, guardianship, adoption issues, and other cases related to family law. When it comes to choosing a Scottsdale [&he...
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