Parental Rights & Obligations

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Arizona's Booster Seat Laws

Summary in FAQ format of the child-restraint/booster-seat law in Arizona. 

Adoption and Child Welfare

Adoption information from the nation’s only comprehensive searchable site for statutes, regulations, key cases and leading articles about adoption and child welfare law from all 50 states

by: The National Center for Adoption Law & Policy

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.

Children Hurt Too

Children are in pain when Domestic Violence in is their lives. This Booklet gives information about how to help children deal with Domestic Violence.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Parent Education Classes

Find out about the Parent Education Class and tips about how to help your child adjust to a divorce or separation.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Question: Hello in a divorce decree where both parents have legal decision-making if a child needs mental health treatment or counseling and the father continues to refuse to sign off on a consent or refuses to allow the child to receive any treatment, can a judge intervene and file an emergency order without the fathers consent so the daughter can receive the needed treatment.
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Question: My Ex Husband is the Biological father of my Oldest Son. My son is 7 years old we have not seen or spoken to my ex husband for over 6 years due to the fact he has not tried to get in contact with us and he doesn't pay child support regularly. My son doesn't even know who his real father is nor do we know where he is. Am I able to have his parental rights removed?
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Question: If my Ex and I were attending Mediation and she decided it was not working out and walk out of Mediation before agreeing on anything. All I was asking for is equal time with my child. Do I need a lawyer .
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