APPELLATE DIVISION TWO: Public Asked for Input on Candidates

From the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2017 Contact:  Blanca Moreno (602) 452-3308 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals  The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments is asking for public comment on seven candidates for an opening on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals. … Read more APPELLATE DIVISION TWO: Public Asked for Input on Candidates

ARIZONA APPELLATE DIVISION TWO ERRS IN “IN RE MARRIAGE OF FRIEDMAN & ROELS”

The Arizona Appellate Division Two recently issued an opinion violating the well-established principle of primacy of parental rights over third parties in the case IN RE MARRIAGE OF FRIEDMAN & ROELS.  In it Judges Espinosa and Miller chose to ignore the strong protections of Troxel v Granville and affirm ordered visitation rights to a third party… Read more ARIZONA APPELLATE DIVISION TWO ERRS IN “IN RE MARRIAGE OF FRIEDMAN & ROELS”

PIMA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT: Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Pima County Superior Court

From the Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2017 Contact:  Blanca Moreno (602) 452-3308 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Pima County Superior Court Applications are being accepted for two vacancies on the Superior Court in Pima County, created by the retirement of Judges Jane L. Eikleberry and… Read more PIMA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT: Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Pima County Superior Court

APPELLATE DIVISION TWO: Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals

From the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2017 Contact:  Vanessa Haney (602) 452-3098 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals, created by the retirement of Judge… Read more APPELLATE DIVISION TWO: Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals

APPELLATE DIVISION TWO: PUBLIC ASKED FOR INPUT ON CANDIDATES

From the Appellate Commission on Trial Court Appointments: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2017 Contact:  Vanessa Haney (602) 452-3098 Six Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals The public is asked for comments on six applicants for an opening on Division II of the Arizona Court of Appeals created by the retirement of Judge Joseph… Read more APPELLATE DIVISION TWO: PUBLIC ASKED FOR INPUT ON CANDIDATES

Pima County: Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy

From the Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2017 Contact:  Blanca Moreno (602) 452-3308 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is asking for public input on eight candidates for a vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court created… Read more Pima County: Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy

SB1315 in Senate Judiciary Committee on February 16th

The Senate Judiciary Committee of the Arizona Legislature has scheduled a hearing on SB1315 for Thursday, February 16th, at 9:00am. SB1315 clarifies that in contested divorce actions: “Substantial”, in regard to parenting time and legal decision‑making, means essentially equal parenting time and legal decision‑making. Both fit parents deserve the right to parent their child without government… Read more SB1315 in Senate Judiciary Committee on February 16th

SB1315 in Senate Health and Human Services Committee on February 15th

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee of the Arizona Legislature has scheduled a hearing on SB1315 for Wednesday, February 15th, at 2:00pm. SB1315 clarifies that in contested divorce actions: “Substantial”, in regard to parenting time and legal decision‑making, means essentially equal parenting time and legal decision‑making. Both fit parents deserve the right to parent their… Read more SB1315 in Senate Health and Human Services Committee on February 15th

ACTION ITEM: Request Rep Eddie Farnsworth (R-LD12) Hold Hearings on Family Law Bills

Several very good family bills have been dropped this year in the Arizona House of Representatives and are assigned to the Judiciary and Public Safety committee but have yet to be scheduled for a hearing. Your voice is needed to bring these bills forward! Call or write the committee chairman, Rep Eddie Farnsworth, and request he… Read more ACTION ITEM: Request Rep Eddie Farnsworth (R-LD12) Hold Hearings on Family Law Bills

HB2220 Passes The House JPS Committee

HB2220 passed in the House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee by a vote of 8-1.  An amendment offered by Chairman Eddie Farnsworth (R-LD12) passed which would move the effective date to January 1, 2018. Next steps in the House: Rules Committee Caucus Committee of the Whole (COW) Please contact your two Representatives and ensure they… Read more HB2220 Passes The House JPS Committee