Divorce Decree Based on Allegedly Forged Documents Vacated

Q: Can I get a divorce without notifying my spouse? Because it is a no-fault divorce state, married couples who are considering getting divorced in Arizona generally must allege that the marriage is “irretrievably broken with no reasonable prospect for reconciliation” rather than having to prove specific grounds, like adultery or abuse. (One exception would…

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Saving a Marriage Through a Sleep Divorce

Q: Can sleeping in separate beds save a marriage? It is certainly not surprising when Phoenix divorce attorneys hear of couples sleeping in separate beds– or even separate bedrooms.  As imagined, the practice is actually expected as most couples begin to untie their marital knot prior to a legal separation or divorce.  But can couples…

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Pensions and Divorce in Arizona

Q: Are pensions divided in a divorce? If you’re considering getting divorced in Arizona, you will have many issues to work out as you untie the knot. Some common examples include spousal support, if any, and working out legal decision-making and parenting time arrangements and child support for any minor children. At a minimum, all…

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How Clients Can Help Lower Their Divorce Costs

Q: What Can I Do to Keep My Divorce Costs Lower? Getting divorced in Phoenix or elsewhere doesn’t have to be expensive in every case. With the exception of instances where couples are not willing to compromise at all on certain issues or where one partner is hell-bent on dragging the process out without regard…

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The Generational Cycle of Divorce

Q: Are children of divorce more likely to get divorced? Phoenix divorce attorneys help people go from “I do” to “I’m done” every day. They help them divide up their marital property and go their separate ways. If they have minor children, they work out child support, as well as custody and visitation—known in Arizona…

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Moving On After Divorce

Q: What happens after the divorce is final? The vast majority of couples tying the knot don’t envision it unraveling down the line. But, of course, it often does. If you’re considering getting divorced in Arizona, the issues that need to be resolved and the manner in which they’ll be resolved will be unique to…

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Is alimony awarded in very short marriages?

Whether you are in getting divorced in Phoenix or elsewhere, most states see couples work through the same basic issues when going from “I Do to I’m Done”.  At a minimum, the issues include dividing marital property and deciding whether one spouse will be responsible for alimony (a/k/a spousal support) of the other. In cases…

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Who pays off the credit card debt in a divorce?

Many people who are getting divorced in Phoenix are eager to separate themselves from their marital partner and move on to a happier, single life.  Many clients come in with a mindset focused on how the division of property will go. But they are often uninformed as to how Arizona views splitting up a divorcing…

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Do certain jobs make couples more likely to divorce?

There are plenty of reasons why people consider getting divorced in Phoenix and elsewhere. Infidelity, growing apart, financial struggles, and different parenting styles are some of the often-cited reasons why people decide to end their marriages.  Generally, when people think about what couples do for a living– in the context of a divorce– they likely…

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How does same-sex divorce differ from heterosexual divorce?

Phoenix same-sex divorce attorneys can appreciate both the differences and the similarities in divorces between their heterosexual and homosexual clients. All couples getting divorced in Arizona have similar issues to resolve as they go from one to two separate households. Those issues include dividing marital property (including both assets and debts), determining child custody, child…

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