One topic that comes up in a divorce or legal separation in Arizona is property division. As a community property state, Arizona has certain rules that are designed to ensure that each spouse gets his or her fair share of the property that they worked together to obtain.
As previous posts here have discussed on several occasions, many grandparents in Phoenix can and often do step in and take over the responsibility for raising their grandchildren. While this may happen because the child's parents have died or are physically unable to care even for themselves, in other cases the issue may be that the parent has, through a series of bad choices, become unable to live the life of a responsible parent.
In Arizona, orders with respect to child custody and parenting time are not set in stone. Under the right circumstances, a parent can pursue a child custody modification, especially if that parent feels that the current custody arrangement is no longer in the best interests of the children.
As this blog has discussed on previous occasions, a grandparent in the Phoenix area may have rights to see their grandchildren and may even have the option of pursuing custody in certain circumstances.