Family Law

Matters of family law are deeply personal and very close to the heart. Whether you are contemplating a prenuptial agreement to protect your assets, seeking to file for divorce or modify custody and child support, it is one of the most crucial legal battles you will ever engage in. Therefore, it is imperative to hire an attorney who is attentive and detail oriented with a well thought out plan. Call or contact The Tijjani Law Firm, PLLC below to discuss your Family Law matter.


Divorce Process in AZ

  • File Initial Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and relevant documents.
  • Serve the other party (Party has twenty or thirty days to file an answer depending on whether they were served in state or out of state).
  • File Motion for Temporary Orders if needed.
  • Court sets a Resolution Management Conference.
  • Mediation through Court’s ADR.
  • Evidentiary hearing.
  • Final Trial.

Not all cases follow the steps above – The steps vary from case to case depending on the complexity of the case.
Parent Information Program Class for Divorces with Minor Children – Court approved PIP providers

Child Custody

  • Joint Legal Decision Making
  • Sole Legal Custody

The court in Arizona uses “the best interest of the child(ren)” test in deciding parenting time schedule & matters.
Child Support

  • Party’s agreement or determined by the court.
  • Paid until 18 or child graduates high school or reaches the age of nineteen, whichever occurs first.
  • Calculation based on parties’ current financial position.

Use the Arizona Child support worksheet to calculate your child support – AZ Child Support Calculator

Spousal Maintenance

Two part test used by Arizona court ARS 25-319

  • Factors the court must consider to determine if a spouse is entitled to spousal support
  • Factors the court must consider in determining the amount and duration of the spousal support

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