How to Make a Child Support or Alimony Payment

How to Make a Child Support or Alimony Payment

If you have minor children, and recently went through the process of a divorce in the state of Arizona, you likely received a court order to either receive or make child support payments. In some cases, the child support will come directly from your paycheck, as you...
How Much Child Support Will I Get?

How Much Child Support Will I Get?

Child support is an often-misunderstood concept. You’ll hear people state that the child support the court awarded them is far too low. You’ll hear from those paying that the amount is far too high. Some people believe it is just a magical number that the judge comes...
Planning for College in Your Divorce

Planning for College in Your Divorce

In Arizona, child support presumptively ends when a child is 18 and graduates high school. However, many parents understand that children are typically not ready to support themselves at 18 and many parents continue to support their children through college. If this...
Can I change my child’s last name?

Can I change my child’s last name?

When the relationship between parents has broken down, married or unmarried, who chooses the child’s name? And can a child’s last name be changed afterward? More than 40% of children are born to unmarried parents in the United States. Sometimes the parents are...
What to Do When A Court Mistake Happens

What to Do When A Court Mistake Happens

Like the rest of us, Judges and court staff are human, which means they are not perfect, and from time to time, the court makes a mistake. The court mistake could be harmless, like mistyping a name, or harmful, like miscalculating an amount for child support....