In Arizona, which is a no-fault divorce state, the spouse who wants a divorce need only state that their marriage is “irretrievably broken with no reasonable prospect for reconciliation” in about 99% of all marriages. There are however more restrictive grounds in the 1% of marriages that are considered covenant marriages.
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In Arizona, which is a community property state, assets acquired during the couple’s marriage are subject to equitable division upon divorce. Generally, that means as close to a 50/50 split as possible. However, property owned by each spouse prior to the marriage, as well as certain property received by one spouse during the marriage (such as an inheritance or gift) remains the property of that spouse and is not subject to equitable distribution.
In interviews and her late in life memoir, “intimacy issues” were blamed by Tennielle for the unraveling of the marriage, but the couple remained close and she was reportedly caring for him and was at his side when he died in Arizona on January 2,
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