Area of Law:
Child Custody in Arizona
Jessica discusses child custody in Arizona, and how to achieve your goals without an attorney.
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In certain circumstances, an individual, such as a grandparent or other person who can demonstrate the existence of a beneficial relationship with the child, may be able to acquire visitation and/or legal decision making rights concerning a child. Check to learn more.
When parents separate or divorce, care for the children must continue. If the parents cannot agree on a plan for raising the children, the court will order a plan or decide matters concerning their health and welfare. Check to learn more.
Arizona courts award child custody in accordance with the “best interests of the child”. Factors that determine the child’s best interest include the preferences of both the child and the parents and the child’s current relationship with each parent. Check to learn more.