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Enforcing Your Parenting Time Rights in Arizona

Arizona public policy favors stable and consistent relationships between children and parents, even after separation or divorce. This is carried out by court-ordered parenting plans that outline specific times each 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

Steps for Seeking Grandparental Visitation Rights

Grandparents sometimes find themselves isolated from their grandchildren in varied circumstances, such as when the grandchildren’s parents are divorced or separated. Courts respect the fact that children often benefit from Read More

How Is Alimony Calculated Under Arizona’s New Guidelines?

In 2003, Arizona adopted statewide guidelines aimed at achieving greater uniformity in the amount and duration of alimony awards for divorcing couples in similar circumstances. However, it did more than 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

How Arizona Child Support Is Affected by Allocation of Parenting Time

In Arizona, child support obligations are influenced by various factors. One of these is parenting time, also known as residential custody. If parenting time is shared, child support payments are Read More

Arizona Limits on Moving Out of State While Under a Child Custody Order

In Arizona divorces, spouses with children become subject to a child custody order, officially known as a legal decision-making or parenting time decree. If one of the parents seeks to 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

Can a Child's Wishes Influence Custody Decisions?

Child custody and visitation — or legal decision-making and parenting time, as they are officially known in Arizona — can be among the most trying elements of a divorce. Splitting 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

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