Read Family Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
What is a petition for dissolution of marriage and what does it mean to serve the petition?
How long will it take for my divorce to be final and how much will it cost?
What is spousal maintenance and how is it determined in Arizona?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
Yours, Mine and Ours (not yet!): An Update on the Patentability of Human Genes
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Allen Matkins Sponsors CASA Hispanic Advisory Council Art Workshop for Kids
KMTG is continuing our series reviewing new legislation. Unless noted otherwise, the new laws take effect January 1, 2013.
Gifted & Talented Program — AB 2491 -
Current law evidences the Legislature’s intent to...more
KMTG will be issuing a series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws become effective January 1, 2013, unless otherwise stated.
Assembly Bill 1909 -
The primary focus of Assembly Bill...more
Currently, public education is the legal battleground in the great social media debate. On one side, there are advocates for greater First Amendment protection, and on the other side, there are those advocating that...more
In This Issue:
Notice and Consent When Parents Have Joint Custody...page 1; What We Say To Parents About Behavior Plans And FBAs...page 2; and, Areas Of Suspected Disability: The Starting Place For A Special Education...more
Question: What is a district obligated to do with regard to shared custody when requesting permission to evaluate? Can the district communicate with just one parent and rely on that parent’s response?
Answer: When parents...more
Whether you are the parent of a school aged child or your are a student attending college, there are laws that allow you to challenge and remove certain types of documents from your educational file. The types of documents to...more
Children with special needs further complicate child custody and care issues during and after a divorce. Family law practitioners need to be aware of what parents
rights are under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)...more