Arizona Custody Mediation

In Arizona, you do not have to have a trial to determine the issue of child custody.  Parties to a dissolution action, a paternity action or a modification action can sit down with a mediator and just work it out. First, this article will provide some basic information about custody in Arizona:  Parents can have joint custody or sole custody in Arizona.  With joint custody, the parties make major decisions together (education, medical and religion).  With sole custody, one parent makes these … [Read more...]

What Happens when the other Party is not Complying with Arizona Court Orders

You have Arizona Court orders, but the other party is ignoring them.  What can you do?   In many cases, where a party has the ability to comply with the order and knows about the order, you can file a contempt action.  You may even be able to ask the Court to incarcerate the offending party until he/she complies (depending on the nature of the violation).  However, a better solution may be to mediate the dispute.  In an Arizona mediation, the parties sit down with a neutral third party who helps … [Read more...]

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