Drug and alcohol tests are used in child custody cases when one parent accuses another of substance abuse. Sometimes both parents accuse the other of drug or alcohol abuse. There are times parents use these allegations in an effort to acquire child custody; however, family court judges often prefer to err on the safe side and have both parents tested for habitual use.
Family courts in Arizona start with the assumption that contact with both parents is the ideal situation for any child. However, some circumstances call for limited or no contact at all with one or both parents due to their lack of fitness to parent their child.
Going through a divorce is a rough experience for anyone, but it can be especially challenging for business owners. This is because one of the things they’ll have to do is determine what’s going to happen with the business.
Arizona law dictates that most things acquired during a marriage count as community property. In other words, they belong to both partners, so they need to be shared in divorce.
Financial responsibilities are rarely evenly distributed in a marriage, however.