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Family Law Posts

What if the Opposing Party is Lying?

What if the Opposing Party is Lying?

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, probate, appellate, and immigration law. What if the Opposing Party is Lying? In every courtroom in America, somebody lies under oath. It probably happens every single day.  To make things...

COVID-19 and Parenting Orders

COVID-19 and Parenting Orders

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, probate, appellate, and immigration law. Parenting Orders During the COVID-19 Pandemic A frequent question clients have asked us is if their parenting orders should still be strictly...

5 Tips for Parents Preparing for a Custody Battle

5 Tips for Parents Preparing for a Custody Battle

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, probate, appellate, and immigration law. Preparing for a Custody Battle When parents choose to get divorced, things can get a bit messy in all areas of the split, but nothing is as...

Selecting Your  Divorce Attorney (Our Divorce Guide Exclusive)

Selecting Your Divorce Attorney (Our Divorce Guide Exclusive)

This guide was written to help you and others like you navigate the difficult and unfamiliar process of Divorce in Arizona. Download today.Selecting Your Divorce Attorney Your attorney for your divorce or any family law matter should be a competent and diligent...

High-Asset Divorce: Three Common Challenges

High-Asset Divorce: Three Common Challenges

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.High-Asset Divorce: Three Common Challenges High-asset divorces often entail unique challenges because so much is at stake. Couples in this situation should be cautious...

Study Reveals Correlation Between Gender Roles and Divorce

Study Reveals Correlation Between Gender Roles and Divorce

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.Study Reveals Correlation Between Gender Roles and Divorce Did you know that two-thirds of separations are initiated by women? But what is it that leads a woman to file...

What to Look for When Hiring a Family Law Attorney

What to Look for When Hiring a Family Law Attorney

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law. Things to Look for in a Family Law Firm A family law firm is one that specializes in legal issues that families face. These issues include but are not limited to...

The 3-Year Mark is a Turning Point in Relationships, Study Says

The 3-Year Mark is a Turning Point in Relationships, Study Says

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.Study: The 3-Year Mark is a Turning Point in Relationships People used to talk about the seven-year itch, the time when many couples reevaluated their marriage and...

Should Women Have to Pay Alimony After a Divorce?

Should Women Have to Pay Alimony After a Divorce?

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.Should Women Have to Pay Alimony? When couples get divorced, one of the most common concerns is money. Alimony, referred to as spousal maintenance in Arizona, was...

Notable Divorce Trends of the 21st Century

Notable Divorce Trends of the 21st Century

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.Three Notable Divorce Trends of the 21st Century In 2013, Jeff Landers wrote an article in Forbes based on his book, "Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally – What...

It’s not Uncommon to Feel Hesitation When You Decide to Divorce

It’s not Uncommon to Feel Hesitation When You Decide to Divorce

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.It's Not Uncommon to Feel Hesitation When you Decide to Divorce For many Phoenix-area couples, a decision to end a marriage is soon followed by legal action, but that...

How Can I Prove ‘Marital Waste’ From My Spouse?

How Can I Prove ‘Marital Waste’ From My Spouse?

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.What is ‘Marital Waste'? Marital waste occurs when one spouse intentionally wastes or squanders community funds or assets or when they spend lavishly for their own...

Study: Hesitation Before Marriage Could Predict Divorce

Study: Hesitation Before Marriage Could Predict Divorce

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.Study: Hesitation Before Marriage Could Predict Divorce According to a study recently published in the Journal of Family Psychology, there may be a way to indicate...

Prison May Not Affect Child Custody Rights for Arizona Parents

Prison May Not Affect Child Custody Rights for Arizona Parents

The attorneys at GillespieShields practice family, employment, civil, criminal, and immigration law.Arizona family courts do not take the termination of parental rights lightly. The belief that incarcerated individuals automatically lose all legal rights as parents is...

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