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Key stats showing gender bias may not influence custody

For years, there has been a prevailing idea, which some call a myth, that gender bias influences child custody cases in Arizona. According to this idea, fathers have much less of a chance of getting the children than mother, which they claim is unfair. However, some stats seem to show that gender bias may not be as common as people claim it is.

Child emancipation laws in Arizona

Typically, child support is going to last until a child is 18 years old. There are some exceptions to this, however; some people need to pay for longer, for example, if the child needs special assistance and there are more costs. Others don't have to pay as long if the child is emancipated before he or she is 18. As such, it's very important to know how these laws work in Arizona.

Issues that children have with divorce

When planning out your divorce in Arizona, it's crucial to think about how it's going to impact your children so that you can do everything in your power to make it easier for them. It's been shown that staying together for the kids is not actually good advice in a lot of situations, especially if abuse is involved, but you also don't want to neglect your children's feelings entirely. Below are a few common issues that children have with divorce:

What are some common reasons for divorce?

So you and your spouse both want to claim your child as a dependent on your taxes, but you know that you're not allowed to claim him or her twice in California, seeing as how you're divorced. Typically, the parent who has custody is able to make the claim, while the other is not, but there are situations in which both parents have custody. The following rules may be used to break the tie.

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