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Deciding Who Gets the Pets in an Arizona Divorce

Pets may be treated akin to family members, but when it comes to divorce, they are considered property. If acquired during the marriage, they are part of the community property Read More

What You Need to Know About Arizona’s New Spousal Maintenance Guidelines

Alimony, formally known as spousal maintenance, has long been a gray area in Arizona divorce law. Unlike child support, for which Arizona has rigorous guidelines, spousal maintenance has historically been Read More

Using Co-parenting Apps to Aid Family Relationships After a Divorce

When parents get divorced, they often deal with the diverse responsibilities of shared child custody. This means managing visitation schedules, school activities, medical care, transportation and other aspects of raising Read More

Special Complications That Can Arise in a Second Divorce

Ending a second marriage typically involves more complex circumstances than in a first divorce. There may be more extensive property interests and support arrangements that need to be covered in Read More

Selling the Family Home During a Divorce

Dividing marital property in a divorce sometimes requires selling the marital home, which is often the couple’s single greatest asset. This usually happens when other options prove unworkable, such as Read More

What to Do If You Suspect Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets

In a divorce or marital separation action, each spouse must completely disclose all assets, liabilities, income and expenses. In far too many cases, though, a spouse will try to conceal Read More

How Does Adultery Affect a Divorce Proceeding?

Adultery in all forms has always been socially unacceptable and is generally considered disastrous for a marriage. As cheating often leads to the breakup of the nuclear family, infidelity is Read More

How Are Spousal Support Payments Calculated?

Spousal support, also known as alimony or spousal maintenance, can be ordered by the court in divorce cases. Spousal support is granted when one party can demonstrate the need for Read More

When Is a Child Old Enough To Select a Custodial Parent?

If you are going through a divorce and have children, you need to resolve the question of child custody and how to split parenting time. A court must decide what Read More

Relocating Out of State While You’re Getting Divorced

Sometimes, a divorcing spouse’s life circumstances can change substantially, such that they need to move to a new state while the case is still pending. This can happen because of Read More

How to Set The Terms of Grandparents Visitation

In Arizona, it is possible for grandparents in certain circumstances to win court-ordered permission to visit with their grandchildren. However, the court order might go no further than requiring the Read More

When Can a Court Divide Property Unequally in an Arizona Divorce?

Arizona is a community property state, which means that a divorcing couple’s property is generally divided equally between the two of them. In exceptional circumstances, however, a court may divide Read More

Resolving Valuation Issues in a High-Net-Worth Divorce

Since Arizona is a community property state, divorce means splitting up virtually all assets acquired during the marriage, which in turn requires determining their value. This process becomes more difficult Read More

When Might an Uncontested Divorce Become Contested?

In Arizona, as elsewhere in the nation, divorce cases can take different paths depending on the spouses’ willingness to cooperate. Whether a divorce will be contested or uncontested is usually Read More

How Arizona Divides Community Property in a Divorce

Arizona is one of nine U.S. states that considers all of a married couple’s assets to be community property. This means that all income and property acquired by either spouse Read More

What You Need to Show to Modify Spousal Maintenance

Spousal maintenance — known familiarly as alimony — is money that one spouse pays after a divorce to help the other spouse maintain a certain standard of living. While maintenance Read More

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