Rose Law Group Partners Kaine Fisher and Laura Bianchi, and Attorneys Logan Elia and Justin Brandt recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars

Rose Law Group pc is pleased to announce that Partners Kaine Fisher and Laura Bianchi and attorneys Logan Elia and Justin Brandt were recognized as Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars for 2019. Super Lawyers selects attorneys from peer nominations, evaluations and independent research with selections being made annually. Congratulations to our Southwest Rising Stars!

Children’s best interest trumps parental rights, state Supreme Court says; analysis provided by Rose Law Group partner, director Family Law, Kaine Fisher

By Mary Jo Pitzl | Arizona Republic A judge’s decision that it was in the best interest of two children for their mother to lose parental rights was correct, the state Supreme Court found, reversing an earlier decision that such a move was based on shaky facts. The unanimous ruling last week made clear that when it comes to child …

The revolutionary foster care law buried in February’s federal spending deal; Will the funding produce success? asks Kaine Fisher, partner, director Rose Law Group Family Law Dept.

Congress passed drastic child welfare reforms that aim to reduce the removal of kids from their homes. But some worry they will cost states and harm children. By J.B. Wogan | Governing In February, Congress made a bipartisan deal that avoided a government shutdown and raised spending limits for defense and non-defense programs. The deal’s immediate budget implications grabbed most …

Rose Law Group Partners Kaine Fisher and Laura Bianchi, and Attorneys Logan Elia and Samuel Doncaster recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars

Rose Law Group pc is pleased to announce that Partners Kaine Fisher and Laura Bianchi and attorneys Logan Elia and Samuel Doncaster were recognized as Super Lawyer Southwest Rising Stars for 2018. Super Selects attorneys from peer nominations, evaluations and independent research with selections being made annually. Congratulations to our Southwest Rising Stars!    

A tougher tack on parents with drug issues cuts against Arizona’s family-first focus; ‘problematic’ from a legal standpoint, says Kaine Fisher Rose Law Group Partner, Director of Family Law Dept.

By Mary Jo Pitzl | The Republic The state could be at a crossroads, or cross-purposes, when it comes to dealing with children in families dealing with drug addiction. Over the past six months, state policies have pivoted to a more compassionate approach toward people with addiction issues. But a proposal at the state Legislature would put strict timeframes on …

Embryos in divorce dispute at center of Arizona Senate bill; expect ‘ferocious’ debate, says Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner, director Family Health Dept.

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times A legislative effort to resolve disagreements over frozen embryos in the midst of divorce would strip away a couple’s right to choose whether to be mothers or fathers, infertility experts warn. Contracts currently determine what happens when genetic parents disagree over what to do with their frozen embryos. Couples sign agreements with fertility …

Photo of baby’s butt child porno? No, and ‘unbelievable,’ says Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Family Law, Kaine Fisher

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services A federal appeals court has given new legal protections for parents whose only “offense” is taking pictures of their babies’ butts. In an often strongly worded opinion, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said there is evidence that two Arizona child welfare workers violated the rights of a couple by …

The new tax law provision. As it applies to family law; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Family Law, comments

Rose Law Group Reporter For taxpayers who sign divorce agreements after December 31, 2018, alimony will no longer be deductible by the payor or taxable to the recipient. For existing agreements that are modified after that date, the parties may expressly choose to adopt this new rule. If they do not, alimony on agreements entered into before December 31, 2018, …