If you’ve ever hit the internet searching for a lawyer to represent your interests in a personal injury case, wrongful death action, or divorce and/or child custody agreement, you may have noticed that the majority of family attorneys and personal injury attorneys offer a “free consultation” or a “free evaluation.’
Divorce is always stressful and often contentious. But understanding the differences between an uncontested divorce and a contested one can save divorcing couples a great deal of anxiety, time, and money.
For divorcing couples with children, custody is almost always the most contentious issue and the one that most often leads to a contested divorce with the custody decision taken away from the parents and put in the hands of an impartial judge.
Under Arizona law, parents have equal rights and obligations for parenting and also enjoy equal parenting opportunities. Today’s courts acknowledge the importance of a father’s role as equal to that of the mother.