Man and woman speaking to attorneys about their divorce.

Filing for Divorce in Arizona

Q: What are the steps of an Arizona divorce? When clients first come to a divorce attorney, they are often nervous, upset, or frightened about what the process of getting divorced in Phoenix entails. Whether they are the one seeking a divorce or they’ve been served with divorce papers by their spouse, divorce can be…

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Couple going through a divorce, one spouse is hiding money and assets.

When a Spouse Hides Money in a Divorce

Q: Can my spouse hide money if we divorce? Phoenix family law attorneys know that money issues are often the cause of fighting among married couples. And while financial issues may drive a couple to divorce, money problems can follow them through the divorce process, too.  Getting divorced in Arizona requires couples to address many…

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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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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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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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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…

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Options for Divorce in Arizona

Q: What is the difference between traditional divorce and divorce mediation? A Phoenix divorce attorney can’t tell you if you should get a divorce. They can only explain the legal process, including each party’s rights and responsibilities, and give legal advice based on each couple’s particular facts and circumstances. The decision to proceed to untie…

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