Judicial Performance Reports / Judicial Decisions
1. Whether the trial court lacked jurisdiction to enter a temporary order granting petitioning grandparents legal decision-making and parenting time over their grandchildren when the grandparents' petition and supporting affidavit satisfied A.R.S. § 25–409 by alleging that they stood in loco parentis with the grandchildren and that allowing the grandchildren to stay in their mother’s care would be significantly detrimental.
2. Whether the trial court’s application of a best interests standard in making its temporary order under A.R.S. § 25–409 was erroneous.
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