Category: Divorce and Family Law

Reasons to Seek a Divorce Lawyer in Arizona

Table of Contents Is It Normal to Think About Divorce? What Are the Two Main Reasons for Divorce How Long Do People Think About Divorce Before Doing It? Why Do I Need a Lawyer? Deciding that a divorce is the best option for your future is rarely easy. Regardless of whether you’ve been together for […]

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Written by on April 11, 2022

Understanding Default Divorce in Arizona

Table of Contents What to Expect: The Divorce Process in Arizona What Is a Default Divorce? What to Expect in Default Divorce Proceedings Potential Risks of Default Divorce Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Attorney During a Divorce You’ll Reduce Unnecessary Fees The Process Will Conclude Quickly You’ll Achieve a Better Outcome Emotions Will Not Impede […]

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Written by on March 30, 2022

Considering a Gray Divorce in Arizona

Deciding to pursue a divorce is never easy. Divorce means you’ll face significant life changes, including changes in your living arrangements, finances, and your relationships with friends and family. However, you’ll likely experience an additional layer of complication if you’re seeking a divorce later in life.

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Written by on March 29, 2022

Collaborative Divorce in Arizona

Making the decision to divorce can feel overwhelming. It is a major life change that will alter your day-to-day experience as you know it. When making a decision of this magnitude, it is important to understand your options. Most individuals are familiar with divorce litigation in the courtroom or mediation outside of it, but in Arizona, there is an additional option. This option is known as collaborative divorce.

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Written by on March 14, 2022

Grandparent and Other 3rd Party Visitation Laws in AZ

Table of Contents Grandparents Rights in Arizona Federal Third-Party Child Visitation Laws How Judges Determine the Child’s Best Interests Scheduling Grandparent Visitation Time Enforcement of Grandparents’ Visitation Orders Set Your Children Up for Success A strong parent-child relationship is crucial for fostering a child’s social and emotional growth. However, grandparents can also play a significant […]

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Written by on February 7, 2022

Books on Divorce: Preparing for the Next Chapter of Your Life

Table of Contents Best Divorce Self-Help Books What Are the Five Stages of Divorce? How Should I Prepare for Divorce? There are a lot of changes ahead. These changes don’t have to be negative. When it comes to the topic of divorce, there are numerous beneficial books for every step of the process. Whether you […]

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Written by on January 26, 2022

What Happens to an Arizonan’s Retirement Funds in Divorce?

You have to deal with a lot of things when going through a divorce in Arizona, including the division of assets and debts. For many, assets include retirement accounts. It can seem very unfair that you have to split assets, but the division of marital property is not always equal. Because of this, many people […]

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Written by on December 20, 2021

How an Arizona High Asset Divorce Can End in Your Financial Favor

Dissolving your marriage is even more difficult when you own a substantial amount of real property, financial assets, or both. The emotional toll of this type of divorce—known as a high asset divorce—can be devastating, since the sheer number of assets involved can quickly turn the division of property into a highly contentious and time-consuming […]

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Written by on December 13, 2021

Understanding Entitlement Factors

According to ARS 25-319, “the court may grant a maintenance order for either spouse if it finds that the spouse seeking maintenance: Factor #1 “The spouse seeking maintenance lacks sufficient property to supply for his/her reasonable needs.” The law does not explicitly define what constitutes “sufficient property,” but the courts have provided some guidance. It […]

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Written by on September 19, 2021

Postnuptial agreements in Arizona

Postnuptial agreements in Arizona You may wonder what is a postnuptial agreement. As everybody knows, prenuptial agreements have an increasing popularity, setting clear boundaries from the start of married life. If you did not think about a prenuptial agreement before getting married, do not panic. Legal documents that you can sign after taking the big […]

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Written by on July 30, 2021