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Monday, November 18, 2019

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 the victory by making their unions official with an estimated 600,000 same-sex couples legally marrying since then. 

But as Read more . . .


Monday, October 21, 2019

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 the knot-- and whether to do so through traditional divorce or divorce mediation-- is a personal one.
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Friday, October 4, 2019

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 be for the 1% of Arizona marriages that are covenant marriages and have more restrictive legal grounds for divorce).
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Monday, September 23, 2019

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 Read more . . .


Monday, August 26, 2019

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.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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 to the time and costs, there are several ways couples might reduce the overall cost of getting divorced.
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Sunday, July 14, 2019

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 as legal decision making and parenting time, respectively.
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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 Read more . . .


Monday, May 13, 2019

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 Read more . . .


Friday, April 12, 2019

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


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Saturday, April 6, 2019

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.


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