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Arizona Divorce Rates and the Coronavirus

Q: Will the coronavirus lockdowns cause divorce rates to go up? With people all over the country in various stages of lockdown due to the global pandemic, Phoenix divorce attorneys and the general public are speculating as to whether the weeks or months of forced togetherness from being quarantined will result in more divorces–or a…

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Child Custody and Visitation and the Coronavirus

Q: What issues are divorced parents facing from the Coronavirus pandemic? Phoenix divorce attorneys are used to dealing with clients complaining that their ex-spouse isn’t complying with child custody, support, or visitation terms. But the coronavirus pandemic has kicked all of that up a notch. In Arizona, child custody and visitation are referred to as…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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