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Supreme Court sends second divorce settlement case back to Arizona

Posted by   /  May 24, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Nathan J. Fish | Cronkite News The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Arizona Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling in a divorce settlement between a retired member of the military and his ex-wife, the second time in a week it has done so. The action by the justices followed their ruling last […]

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Why more couples are signing postnuptial agreements; can be 2-edged sword, says Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner, director Family Law Dept.

Posted by   /  May 1, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

It’s a prenup, with a few twists By Ben Steverman He cheats. She wants a divorce. He pleads for forgiveness. She’ll stay, for a price: If they ever do divorce, she wants the house, the car, and a hefty slice of their other assets. That kind of deal is possible with a postnuptial agreement, a […]

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How Arizona fixed its broken child welfare system in 2 years; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner, director Family Law Dept., comments

Posted by   /  April 27, 2017  /  Family Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The state attracted national attention for its failure to prevent and address child abuse and neglect. Since then, massive changes have led to massive improvements. By J.B. Wogan | Governing or much of the past decade, Arizona’s child welfare agency has been in crisis. The number of children entering the state’s foster care system grew […]

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Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex child parental rights

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review the case of a same-sex spouse who was granted parental rights over her ex-wife’s biological child. In October, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Suzan McLaughlin was entitled to the same parental rights as if she were a man after […]

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Indian community attorneys argue before Arizona Supreme Court to protect Indian children; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner, director Family Law Dept., reacts to case

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Sonoran News – Attorneys for the Gila River Indian Community Monday made oral arguments before the Arizona Supreme Court in a controversial case involving which court – Arizona state Court or the Community’s Tribal Court – will be the ultimate decision-maker regarding the future of a Native American child at risk of being permanently […]

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U.S. Supreme Court declines Arizona diaper changing case, upholds molestation conviction

Posted by   /  April 4, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The nation’s high court has upheld a criminal conviction that the chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court openly feared could lead to child molesting charges against parents for routine actions. Without comment the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review the conviction […]

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Supreme Court justices have sharp questions in Arizona divorce case

Posted by   /  March 21, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Kendra Penningroth | Cronkite News Chief Justice John Roberts had pointed questions for attorneys arguing on behalf of an Arizona woman whose fight to regain some of her ex-husband’s pension payments landed before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. John and Sandra Howell agreed to split his Air Force pension as part of their 1991 […]

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Federal court finds no child endangered by Indian adoption law

Posted by   /  March 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer |Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A federal judge threw out a bid March 16 to void federal laws that challengers claim is racist because it places the desires and rights of Native American tribes over the constitutionally protected best interests of children. In an extensive ruling, U.S. District Court Judge […]

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Scarlett Johansson’s custody battle: What happens next?; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Family Law, provides insight

Posted by   /  March 14, 2017  /  Family Law  /  No Comments

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By Maria Puente | USA Today Another week, another celebrity divorce involving legal jousting over — no, not the bank accounts, the houses or the luxury toys — but the custody of minor children. This week Scarlett Johansson and her French estranged husband have taken the path recently trod by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, and Robin […]

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What you need to know about the grandparent tax; Laura Bianchi, director of Rose Law Group’s Estate Planning Dept., comments

Posted by   /  March 13, 2017  /  Estate Planning, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

How to avoid being stung by the GST tax Leaving lots of money to grandchildren, and skipping the generation in between, used to be a nifty way to beat the federal estate tax. That way, the money was subject to estate tax just once, when the grandparent left it to the grandchild. Otherwise, it would […]

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