Arizona Interstate Custody Jurisdiction Issues

Child support, child custody (legal decision making), and parenting time are matters that are often wrought with tension. Moreover, anytime there is a shared custody situation where one of the parents lives out-of-state, the potential for conflict dramatically increases.

Interstate Legal Decision-Making & Parenting Time

We welcome inquiries from attorneys in other states seeking representation for their clients in the Arizona courts, including clients involved in interstate disputes regarding divorce, child custody or child support.

There are two main pieces of legislation that govern out-of-state custody and support matters: the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). To better understand the difference between the two statutes, see below:

At Bishop Law Offices, P.C., our team of interstate jurisdiction issues attorneys in Phoenix works with parents to achieve amicable parenting and support agreements through negotiation or mediation. If parents are unable to reach a mutually acceptable understanding, we stand ready to fight for our clients’ rights and interests in court. With offices in Phoenix and in Tempe, we offer convenient and accessible family law services in Arizona. Contact Bishop Law Offices, P.C. to schedule a consultation with any of our experienced child custody and interstate jurisdiction attorneys in Phoenix or Tempe Arizona.