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  • Modifying Spousal Maintenance in Arizona: Are Changed Circumstances Continuing?

    Modifying Spousal Maintenance in Arizona: Are Changed Circumstances Continuing?

    In Perkins vs. Perkins (1), Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals addressed the question of changed circumstances for the purposes of modifying a spousal maintenance order and what constituted ‘continuing’ (as opposed to temporary) changed circumstances. The opinion is a memorandum decision and is therefore not precedential; however, it … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Family Law, Article

  • Do I Need a Social Media Clause in my Prenup?

    Do I Need a Social Media Clause in my Prenup?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, I’m Jason Castle. I’m a partner at Jaburg & Wilk. My practice areas focus on family law and criminal defense.

    Should I include a Social Media Clause in my Prenuptial Agreement?

    Prenuptial agreements have grown in popularity over the last few years and prenuptial agreements are agreements that become effective at the date of marriage. They’re very broad in what they … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mitchell Reichman. I’m a board-certified Specialist in Family Law and chair of the Family Law Department at Jaburg & Wilk.

    What is opting out and how can I pursue it?

    Opting out is choosing to resolve a family law dispute outside the traditional judicial system and one method of opting out is choosing mediation as an alternative to resolving disputes. Mediation can … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Joint Legal Decision Making Must Parental Addresses be Disclosed?

    Joint Legal Decision Making Must Parental Addresses be Disclosed?

    A  recent Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two case  -  Jorgenson and Giannecchini  -  addressed  whether  a wife  was required to disclose her residential address to  her former husband. The opinion is a memorandum decision and it is therefore not precedential; it may however be  cited for persuasive value subject to various limitations.  The issue centered& … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • Do I need a Parenting Coordinator?

    Do I need a Parenting Coordinator?

    Video Transcript:

    My name is Jason Castle. I’m a partner with Jaburg Wilk and my practice area is family law and criminal defense.

    Should I Use a Parenting Coordinator?

    Parenting coordinators are case specific. The first thing I would tell you is to consider what the parenting coordinator actually does, which is they deal with parenting time issues. I typically will describe client’s co-parenting … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • How Much Will I Receive in Spousal Maintenance?

    How Much Will I Receive in Spousal Maintenance?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Larry Hirsch and I practice exclusively in the domestic relations group at Jaburg & Wilk.

    How Much Will I Receive in Spousal Maintenance?

    Talking about spousal maintenance, the great “gray area” in Arizona, dissolution of marriage law. Spousal maintenance has no guidelines. That’s one of the keys that anybody has to understand. So, when a client asks me & … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • How is Child Support Calculated?

    How is Child Support Calculated?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mervyn Braude. I am a lawyer at Jaburg & Wilk. I have practiced in the area of family law for many years and have been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Certified Specialist for the past seven or so years.

    What is Legal Decision Making?

    In the past, custody was the term we used to determine who it is that makes legal decisions for the children, whether it’s … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • How Mediation Works in a Divorce

    How Mediation Works in a Divorce

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, I’m Jason Castle. I’m a partner at Jaburg Wilk. My practice areas focus on family law and criminal defense.

    How Does Mediation Work in my Divorce?

    Mediation is a very broad term that we use in relationship to alternative dispute resolution. From a legal standpoint, mediation normally stands for when you have a neutral third party that will intervene with the parties in order to … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • Filing For Divorce: Which State Has Jurisdiction if We Recently Moved?

    Filing For Divorce: Which State Has Jurisdiction if We Recently Moved?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Jason Castle.  I'm a partner at Jaburg & Wilk and my practice area is Family law and criminal defense.

    I Moved From Chicago to Phoenix, Can I File for Divorce in Arizona?

    There are a few questions relating to where to file for divorce. If you just moved here, you’re not going to be able to file for divorce for ninety days. You have to be domiciled in Arizona for … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • What is the Family Drug Court?

    What is the Family Drug Court?

    Video Transcript:

    My name is Jason Castle.  I'm a partner at Jaburg & Wilk and my practice area is Family law and criminal defense.

    What is the Family Drug Court?

    The Family Drug Court is a special drug court that is designed to help individuals deal with some of their drug issues and to facilitate them getting to a point where they can get access to their children again. Typically, the court has a … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article