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How Arizona Community Property Law Treats Inheritances

Arizona is among the U.S. states with community property laws. This means that, in general, all property acquired by either spouse during a marriage is considered jointly owned by both Read More

Successfully Seeking Post-Divorce Modifications in Arizona

Long after a divorce, circumstances may change or evolve in ways that cause child custody and child support arrangements to become inadequate. If your situation has changed significantly, you might Read More

The Impact of Wasteful Dissipation in Arizona Divorces

Arizona's divorce laws prioritize a fair and consistent approach to spousal maintenance (alimony) and property division. While recent updates have removed marital fault as a factor in awarding spousal maintenance, Read More

Dividing Your 401(k) in an Arizona Divorce

A 401(k) is a retirement savings account offered by many employers in the United States. It allows employees to contribute a portion of their salary before taxes, sometimes with the Read More

Finding Solutions for Conflicts Over Child Custody

Divorce is usually hard on the children, and even more so when their parents are fighting over who the children will live with. Courts in Arizona generally favor a shared Read More

The Effect of a Preliminary Injunction in a Divorce

One of the most contentious issues in a divorce is property division. This process might seem to be automatic, since Arizona’s community property law deems all property acquired during a Read More

Imputing Income to an Underemployed Spouse in Child Support Cases

When a couple with children gets divorced, their personal finances determine how much child support should be paid. The judge analyzes each parent’s income and assets, applies the Arizona child Read More

What to Know About Enforceable Prenuptial Agreements in Arizona

A prenuptial agreement is an effective way for a couple entering marriage to plan for various contingencies. Besides controlling division of property upon divorce, a prenup can define the rights Read More

Should You Move Out of the House Before Your Divorce Is Final?

When married couples are headed for divorce, it is natural for them to separate. This is especially so if they become estranged or hostile to one another. However, a spouse Read More

How to Keep a Divorce Uncontested

The simplest path to dissolving a marriage in Arizona is by uncontested divorce. This method is available if you and your spouse agree not only that the marriage should end Read More

Valuation Issues Faced in Dividing Retirement Accounts Upon Divorce

Retirement accounts — such as a pension, IRA or 401k — can present particularly difficult questions when dividing up property in a divorce. Although an account may be funded by Read More

Recognizing Deceptive Tactics in a High Net Worth Divorce

Dividing property in a divorce is a complex process, particularly when it involves high net worth couples. This term generally refers to spouses with over $1 million in liquid assets. Read More

Dividing Employee Stock Options in an Arizona Divorce

Arizona is a community property state, which means that all income and assets of each spouse acquired during the marriage are divided equally during a divorce. This includes compensation a Read More

What to Do if You’re in a High-Conflict Divorce?

A high-conflict divorce is one characterized by intense and prolonged antagonism between the spouses. They are racked with strong negative emotions that prevent them from reaching amicable resolutions of such Read More

Who Gets the House in an Arizona Divorce?

Arizona is a community property state, which means that generally, assets acquired during the marriage are considered jointly owned by both spouses. As a result, this property is equally distributed Read More

Using Discovery Tools to Find a Spouse’s Hidden Assets in a Divorce

Under Arizona’s community property law, all assets acquired by either spouse during a marriage are subject to equal division in a divorce. Some spouses seek to avoid that result by Read More

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