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  • Relocation Challenges for Divorced Parents

    Relocation Challenges for Divorced Parents

    Divorce attorneys are frequently asked whether or not children can be moved to another state and why one of the parents cannot simply move their kids without going to court or consulting the other parent.   It's not as easy as just packing up and moving; and it is very likely that the intervention of the Arizona family law courts will be necessary.  

    Many times, couples remarry or become involved … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • New Limits on Court Ordered Therapy in Arizona

    New Limits on Court Ordered Therapy in Arizona

    The cultural creep towards Arizona family law judges making parenting decisions, has been altered with two recent decisions by the Arizona Court of Appeals – Nicaise v. Sundaram and Paul E. v. Courtney F. 

    More than 25 years ago it was established that court-appointed psychologists who were performing custody evaluations enjoyed immunity.  While extending this immunity, the court … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • 15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (08/15/2018) – Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that 15 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

    "Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Business & Corporate, Construction, Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Real Estate, News Release

  • Four Tips Learned from Pitt/Jolie Divorce that May Apply to Your Divorce

    Four Tips Learned from Pitt/Jolie Divorce that May Apply to Your Divorce

    While most divorcing couples do not have details about their divorce speculated on, discussed and photographed in both print and on-line media, there are lessons from high profile divorces that are applicable to many. 

    On Tuesday April 14 2018, there was a media report in which Angelina Jolie accused Brad Pitt of not paying “meaningful” child support.  According to the story, the documents … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Why Beneficiary Designations Should be Updated After Divorce

    Why Beneficiary Designations Should be Updated After Divorce

     

    While in the process of divorcing, your attorney will remind you that you cannot change beneficiary designations on your accounts until the divorce is finalized.  It is not uncommon to want to put the divorce out of your mind, especially if your divorce has lasted a long time. However, while you may want to not think about it, remember that you need to change your beneficiary designations immediately.

    & … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Supervised Parenting Time – What it is and What it is Not

    Supervised Parenting Time – What it is and What it is Not

    In Arizona, parents who are no longer married or not living together share parenting of their minor children.  Sometimes they share equally and sometimes disproportionately with one of the parents possibly due to work schedules or maybe, because one parent is not as involved with the minor children as the other parent. Typically, each parent makes day-to-day decisions while he or she is exercising … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • How to Avoid Summer Parenting Time Vacation Conflicts

    How to Avoid Summer Parenting Time Vacation Conflicts

    Frequently I am asked by parents whether or not they need to disclose where they are going for vacation to the other parent.   In Arizona, most divorce decrees include a provision that requires a traveling parent to disclose an itinerary if he/she is traveling more than 100 miles or out of state. Some decrees will require more specific information such as the mode of travel (including flight … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Six Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Presenting at Arizona State Bar Convention

    Six Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Presenting at Arizona State Bar Convention

    The Arizona State Bar Convention is held in June of each year. A large portion of the event is providing CLE to attorneys. The following are seminars that Jaburg Wilk attorneys have planned or are presenting at:

    Life Insurance and Retirement Plan Considerations in Today’s Estate Planning Environment

    Assisting estate planners and probate litigators to identify issues and opportunities for clients … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Probate Litigation, Seminars

  • Inadvertent Transmutation - How What was ‘Mine’ became ‘Ours’

    Inadvertent Transmutation - How What was ‘Mine’ became ‘Ours’

    We frequently represent clients who have engaged in some type of transaction with his or her spouse during the marriage that inadvertently causes them to lose certain rights to property unknowingly. This often happens in the context of acquiring or refinancing a home.

    Is It a Loan or a Gift? 

    When a home is acquired, sometimes one of the parties’ parents will contribute money towards the down payment. … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Family Law Judges Can No Longer Make Parental Decisions in Arizona

    Family Law Judges Can No Longer Make Parental Decisions in Arizona

    Where will Emma go to school? Will Jacob’s acne be treated with Accutane? Is Jackson going to see a therapist? For many years divorced parents in Arizona - with equal parenting rights and an inability to agree on such decisions - could raise their differences to a family law judge. That judge would resolve the parent’s conflict by making decisions for them relating to that issue. However, that … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article