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Divorce and Kids: When Is It Time to See a Therapist?

Divorce is hard on everyone involved, and often more so on children. During and after divorce, children are dealing with a lot of upheaval and, like you, probably have a mix of feelings, including anger, sadness, guilt and confusion. Parents may think they are benefiting their children a service by avoiding discussion of the disagreements […]

What Happens to a Parent Who Fails to Pay Child Support?

Not making child support payments can result in harsh consequences, including fines and, in certain cases, prison time. Whether you forgot to pay or are unable to pay due to a financial hardship, the penalties are often the same. The longer you wait, the more arrears accrue and the harsher the punishment. In the worst […]

Pros and Cons of Prenuptial Agreements

For every article in popular media that focuses on the negative aspects of prenuptial agreements, another one is published that theorizes they make marriages stronger. Still others say prenups are a sign that you and your spouse-to-be simply don’t have enough trust to survive a long marriage. Whether or not a prenuptial agreement is to […]

How to Obtain the Most Parenting Time Possible After Divorce

Divorce is often hardest on the parent who is not awarded primary custody. Child parenting time can ease the painful separation, but in order to be meaningful, it should be sufficient to provide frequent and continuing parent-child contact. You can work toward maximizing time with your children in a number of ways: Negotiate parenting time […]

How to Make Divorce Easier on Kids

Going through a divorce can be so all-consuming that it’s easy to lose perspective on how kids suffer when their parents break up. While you can’t take away all their pain, you can cushion it by following a few recommended practices. A key component in helping children cope with divorce is communication. For younger kids, […]

How Retirement Benefits Are Divided in a Divorce

  Arizona is a community property state, where all assets acquired during a marriage are generally considered the joint property of both spouses, to be divided equally upon divorce. That concept may seem pretty straightforward, but some assets present troublesome wrinkles. Retirement and pension accounts, for example, are properties for which mishandled division can have […]

Your Child Support Payer Is in Arrears: Now What?

If you are a divorced parent receiving child support, you have factored the payments into your budget and rely on them every month. But now your child’s other parent has stopped paying. What recourse do you have to get the funds owed to you? In Arizona, child support payments generally go through the Support Payment […]

Organize Your Finances for a Simpler Divorce

Even amicable divorces can run into unexpected snags, commonly over financial issues. Among the major tasks in any divorce is determining what property is part of the marital estate and assessing its value. Sometimes disputes are unavoidable, but there are things you can do to help smooth the process at the onset. Discovery of assets […]

Do You Have a Right to Visit Your Grandchildren After Divorce?

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For children, divorce doesn’t just mean no longer living with both parents under one roof. It also means the end of familiar routines, including visits to see extended family. For grandparents of children of divorce, parental custody arrangements and visitation schedules can disrupt the time normally spent with grandchildren. Traditional weekend excursions to a paternal […]

What a Prenuptial Agreement Means for Marriage and Divorce

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A prenuptial agreement may seem antithetical to what marriage is supposed to be about: love and commitment. But having an agreement in place serves a salutary purpose: deciding in advance how the couple’s financial affairs will be settled should the marriage end in divorce. A prenuptial agreement is a contract between parties intending marriage, outlining […]

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