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How Are Child Care Expenses Divided After Divorce?

It is no secret. Children are expensive. Think about it. Think about what goes into raising and caring for a child, financially speaking. There may be more expenses than you realize. There are expenses that go far beyond providing for a child’s basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. There are school fees. There…

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How Is a Divorce Different from an Annulment?

You may have heard the terms “divorce” and “annulment” used interchangeably, however a divorce and an annulment are two different concepts. Understanding the difference can be helpful if you are considering separating from your spouse. This article will provide an overview of what an annulment is, how it is different from a divorce, and how…

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How to Avoid Divorce Litigation

Going through a marital breakup is never easy, especially when a divorce proceeding becomes highly contentious. If disputes arise over key issues such as dividing marital assets or child custody and visitation, the court battle could become lengthy and expensive. For couples who wish to avoid the emotional and financial fall out of a highly-contested…

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Will I Still Get Alimony if My Ex Goes Bankrupt?

Spousal maintenance can be a hotly contested issue in a divorce. In Arizona, either spouse has the right to request that the court grant an order for spousal maintenance, more commonly known as “alimony.” While either spouse has the right to make such a request, there is no guarantee that the court will award alimony….

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How Do I Begin Divorce Proceedings?

Have you decided that a divorce is the best path forward? It can be a difficult, but necessary, decision to make. While you may have made this choice, it is a big first step, you are probably aware that there are many more steps you will need to take and many more decisions you will…

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Where Can I File for Divorce?

So, you have made the big decision to file for divorce. What’s next? While many would hope that a divorce will be magically granted without any fuss or red tape, this is not the case. There are legal formalities that must be observed. These legal formalities hit right from the start. This is because you…

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