Military member who is considering a divoce.

Special Considerations in Military Divorces

The phrase “military divorce” does not mean a divorce granted by the military. In fact, the military does not grant divorces. A military divorce refers to a state court granting a divorce to a person or persons who are in the military. This means that if you or your spouse are in the military and…

Continue reading…

Can I Move with My Kids After Divorce?

After divorce, a former spouse and parent may wish to relocate to a different city or state. This could be due to a job opportunity or for the chance to make a fresh start in a new place. Moving, however, will have a significant impact on an established child custody arrangement. While some parents can…

Continue reading…

Arizona Divorce: A Custody Dispute Over Frozen Embryos

Q: How are frozen embryos handled in a divorce? Phoenix divorce attorneys know that some of the most hotly-contested issues for a couple getting divorced involve their children. If child custody and visitation, referred to as legal decision-making and parenting time in Arizona–and child support–wasn’t challenging enough for a couple’s to agree on with respect…

Continue reading…

Adultery and Divorce in Arizona

Q: Is adultery grounds for divorce in Arizona? Arizona no-fault divorce attorneys are often approached by clients who have either committed adultery or claim their spouse has done so, and are wondering if adultery is grounds for a divorce. With the exception of “covenant marriages” – which arise where couples had undergone special premarital counseling…

Continue reading…

Happy New Year, I Want A Divorce

Q: Why is divorce so common in the beginning of a new year? Phoenix family law and divorce attorneys know that divorce is a year-round phenomenon. At any point in the year, an unexpected, unforgivable event or a long thought-out decision will bring routine inquiries of divorce. But why is January so popular for those…

Continue reading…

Grandparents’ Rights in Arizona

Q: Can grandparents sue for visitation rights? If you’re getting divorced in Arizona, there are many issues to work out when going from “I do” to “I’m done”. In addition to dividing up the marital property and debt and determining whether one spouse will pay alimony to the other, couples who share children also need…

Continue reading…

Transgender Children of Divorce

Q: How may having a transgender child impact custody and parenting time? If you’re getting divorced in Arizona, and you have minor children, the most emotional and difficult part of the divorce generally involves the decisions that impact their welfare.  In addition to working out child support, the parents need to agree upon child custody…

Continue reading…

Ending a Same Sex Marriage in Arizona

Q: When it’s over, do married same-sex couples need to go through a formal divorce? The fight to have same-sex marriages recognized throughout the United States was long and grueling, but ultimately successful when the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015. Countless LGBTQ couples celebrated…

Continue reading…

Phoenix Domestic Violence Attorneys Can Help Victims

Q: How can family lawyers help domestic violence victims? Many people think a Phoenix family law attorney just handles divorce cases.  True, the majority of a family law practice generally has something to do with getting divorced or post-divorce factors commonly associated with divorce–like child custody and visitation, child support, alimony, and more. But there…

Continue reading…