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  • 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

  • Current Alternatives to Reunification Therapy

    Current Alternatives to Reunification Therapy

    Divorces are traumatic to children. During or after a divorce, a child may reject one of their parents by resisting or refusing to engage with that parent. Upon request, Arizona family law judges may appoint a mental health professional to act as a therapeutic interventionist (TI) to reconstruct the relationship or may direct an alternative process such as an intensive reunification programs (IRP) which includes … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Publication

  • Protecting Children: What to Do When a Spouse Abuses Drugs

    Protecting Children: What to Do When a Spouse Abuses Drugs

    Video Transcript:

    My spouse is abusing drugs and I'm concerned for my children.  What can I do?

    If you're afraid for your children's safety you might want to consider getting an order of protection. Order of protections would be issued by a court in order to ensure that the party is not interacting, engaging or contacting the protected persons. Assuming you're not talking about safety and you're just … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article