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Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner and director of Family Law Department, talks to ‘AZ Big Media’ about selfies and divorce

Posted by   /  July 12, 2018  /  Family Law  /  No Comments

AZ Big Media When we think of family law and divorce, we may think of everything from bitter bickering over who gets the house to battles over child support. However, something we might not consider, but we need to, is the role technology could play in your case. “That’s the first thing I think of, that […]

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How old is old enough to get married?

Posted by   /  May 31, 2018  /  Family Law  /  No Comments

States are raising the age of consent to protect children from forced marriage. No state has gone as far as Delaware. By Alan Greenblatt | Governing Child marriages are more common than you think. Roughly 200,000 minors have gotten married since the start of the century. Nearly 90 percent of those child marriages involve a […]

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Court rules unmarried heterosexual couple not entitled to state benefits

Posted by   /  May 22, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Heterosexual couples that always have had the right to marry in Arizona are not entitled to the same benefits that the state provided to gay couples who were not at the time entitled to wed, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The judges […]

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The revolutionary foster care law buried in February’s federal spending deal; Will the funding produce success? asks Kaine Fisher, partner, director Rose Law Group Family Law Dept.

Posted by   /  May 15, 2018  /  Family Law  /  No Comments

Congress passed drastic child welfare reforms that aim to reduce the removal of kids from their homes. But some worry they will cost states and harm children. By J.B. Wogan | Governing In February, Congress made a bipartisan deal that avoided a government shutdown and raised spending limits for defense and non-defense programs. The deal’s […]

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Okla. governor signs ‘anti-LGBT’ adoption law; unconstitutional, says Audra Petrolle, Rose Law Group family attorney

Posted by   /  May 13, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Family Law, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

The Daily Beast Oklahoma’s Republican governor, Mary Fallin, has signed into law a bill allowing adoption and foster care agencies to reject prospective parents on “religious” and “moral” grounds—a move critics say legalizes discrimination against LGBT and non-Christian parents. The law, approved by lawmakers earlier this month, could affect any prospective parents to whom a […]

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Barbara Bush school in Mesa mourns namesake’s death

Posted by   /  April 18, 2018  /  Education, Family Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Chris Coppola| The Republic Barbara Bush took the new honor with a pleasant mix of humor and humility. “This new experience of having people want to name things after us is really quite flattering until you realize they usually do it for people who are very, very old or dead,” the former first lady […]

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Gender identity emerges as a new front in custody battles; courts need expertise of mental health professionals in such cases, says Audra Petrolle, Rose Law Group family law attorney

Posted by   /  April 14, 2018  /  Family Law  /  No Comments

By Maria Polletta | Arizona Republic The divorced parents had joint custody of their three children and equal parenting time. But soon after the mother began allowing their male child — identified in legal documents as “L.” — to wear a skirt to school, the father took his exwife to court. Arguing that the mother, […]

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Football’s brain injury crisis lands in family court

Posted by   /  March 6, 2018  /  Family Law, Sports  /  No Comments

By Ken Belson | The New York Times PITTSBURGH — In this city with a deep and proud relationship with football, a custody dispute has pushed the debate about the sport’s safety into a new arena: family court. A father, John Orsini, has gone to court to prevent the youngest of his three sons from […]

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Tucson woman’s argument in gay marriage, child custody matter; Rose Law Group Family Law Attorney Audra Petrolle says same sex couples are entitled to the same rights as heterosexual couples

Posted by   /  February 27, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services The U.S. Supreme Court this morning rejected a bid by a Tucson woman arguing that gay marriages are not legally the same as others, at least when it comes to divorce. Without comment the justices rejected a bid by Kimberly McLaughlin to deny shared custody of her biological […]

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Arizona bill dictates embryos go to parent most likely to use them; possibly no rule can reconcile for all, says Rose Law Group attorney, Audra Petrolle

Posted by   /  February 22, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Sun Saying parents who want children deserve that right, state senators voted Thursday to require that frozen embryos be given to the parent who will use them, even if the other parent objects. SB 1393 would strip judges handling divorce cases of their right to […]

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