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Protecting parental rights in child custody disputes

When parents in Arizona decide to end their relationship, one of the most important issues is child custody and visitation. This issue is relevant whether the parents were married or not. At the end of the relationship, both parents are still the child's parents and will continue to be so for the child's entire life. Thus, which parent will have child custody can be a very contentious issue between them.

Uma Thurman's ex attempting to gain custody of their child

Arizona fans of Uma Thurman may be interested to learn that the actress' ex is seeking custody of their daughter who is two years old. The couple has been engaged on two separate occasions, but were never married. Her ex lives in London, but recently filed his case in New York where Thurman lives. A representative for Thurman indicated that she is hopeful that they will be able to work out an agreement on child custody and visitation.

How is sole or joint custody determined in Arizona?

There are many happy marriages in Arizona and there are also many unhappy ones. Many of the unhappy ones end in divorce. This can be a very emotional time for the people involved. When the couple has minor children it can be even more emotional as the divorce will have a major effect on their lives as well. Despite the high emotions, child custody and parenting time decisions must be made in these divorces.

Determining the best interests of the child in Arizona

Many parents in Arizona have dealt with child custody issues. These can arise any time parents get divorced and have minor children or in situations where the parents were never married to each other. Child custody decisions can be very difficult and emotional for the parents. Many times each parent wants to have a meaningful relationship with their children and wants as much time as possible with them. Ultimately the decision is not based on what the parents want though and is instead based on the best interests of the children.

Couple ends custody battle after one child disappeared years ago

Many people in Arizona get divorced with children or have a child with a person they are not married to at the time. In either situation the couple will have to determine who will have custody of the child. Child custody determinations can be very difficult especially when both parents want what they believe is best for the child, but do not believe the other parent can provide it for them. In addition to the custody determination, parents also must decide on parenting time, which can raise a whole new set of issues.

Physicist attempts to solve child custody problem through science

Many parents in Arizona have child custody and parenting time arrangements after a divorce. Sometimes these arrangements were agreed to and sometimes a judge decided what the arrangement would be. Either way the parents must abide by the order. However, as the parent's lives change and children get older the orders are not always as convenient anymore. This becomes even more complicated if a person has children with multiple ex-spouses, or a new spouse has children from a previous relationship. In those situations, parenting time disputes can be common.

International law takes over in some child custody cases

In many situations, Arizona parents facing issues of child custody do so in local terms - sharing visitation or parenting time from separate homes, for example, in the Phoenix area. However, not every set of parents stay close to each other, which can complicate things - particularly when a parental relocation sees one parent move out of state or out of the country.

Delays in 3-year custody dispute lead to lawsuit against judge

Many people in Arizona are currently going through a child custody dispute or have gone through one in the past. For most people involved in a child custody dispute, it can be a stressful time. Often, there are also delays that occur adding to the stress. Sometimes the delays are because of scheduling conflicts with the various people involved in the case. Other times it is because one side is being difficult and not responding to various requests for information. Despite these delays, most child custody disputes are still resolved relatively quickly.

Reality TV personality Pauly D seeks custody of daughter

Arizona fans of MTV's Jersey Shore, may be interested to learn that Pauly D recently found out that he fathered a child in 2012. He has not yet met his daughter but is reportedly seeking full custody of the child. The reality TV personality states that he is excited, ready to be a father and that his daughter his "no. 1 focus." A child custody determination has not yet been made but the mother of the child stated that Pauly D is welcome to visit and bond with the child any time he wants. The mother also stated that she believes the situation can be resolved if the parties speak with one another.

Musician, actress agree to joint custody of children in divorce

Arizona music fans may be interested to learn that musician Ben Harper and his wife, actress Laura Dern, finalized their divorce recently. Harper originally served Dern with divorce papers in 2010. However, before finalizing the divorce, the couple made one final effort at reconciliation. As the couple delayed the divorce to attempt reconciliation, child custody issues seemed to be one reason for the delay.

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