Category Archives: Arizona Divorce Law

Using A Post Nuptial Agreement To Preserve Your Arizona Marriage

It is a well established fact that money issues are a big cause of marital discord and divorce.  Sometimes, entering into an agreement after marriage defining financial rights and obligations can serve to save a marriage and end perennial fighting. … Continue reading

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Arizona Divorce Laws

There are a number of divorce laws in Arizona that the Court and parties are to rely on in the Arizona divorce process.  There are statutes (called the “Arizona Revised Statutes” or “A.R.S.”), which are laws created by the Arizona … Continue reading

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The Easy Arizona Divorce

The office supply store Staples is well known for their “Easy Button.”  A person presses the large red button and quickly gets what he/she wants. Is there an Easy Button for divorces in AZ?  There are admittedly very few easy … Continue reading

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Is Arizona a No Fault Divorce State?

Divorce Arizona – Is the state of Arizona a no fault divorce state? Continue reading

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Should I use a Paralegal Instead of an Attorney for an Arizona Legal Action?

As a Family Law Attorney in Arizona, I am not a fan of people using paralegals in lieu of attorneys in most situations.  Paralegals are not allowed to give legal advice, so you may end up with forms that are … Continue reading

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What Happens in an Arizona Paternity Action?

A paternity action is what one files when they have a child or children with another person who is not his/her spouse.  In an Arizona paternity action, the Court will establish who the father of the child/children is.  If a … Continue reading

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What Happens At An Arizona Divorce Trial?

The Arizona Court prefers that divorcing parties reach their own agreements.  This is because parties tend to be happier and more compliant with orders when they agree to the terms of the divorce. Further, the Court knows that parties are … Continue reading

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What is a Legal Separation Action in Arizona?

A legal separation action in Arizona is an action where the parties want to remain married, but do not want to live together.   During the action, the parties will divide their assets, and arrange for child support, custody and spousal … Continue reading

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Who has to Pay for Attorney’s Fees and Costs in Arizona Family Law Cases?

Spousal Maintenance, also known as “alimony” is financial support given to a spouse in a dissolution of marriage or legal separation action.  Spousal maintenance is sometimes intended just to help a party get back on his/her feet (for example, support … Continue reading

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How is Spousal Maintenance Determined in Arizona?

Spousal Maintenance, also known as “alimony” is financial support given to a spouse in a dissolution of marriage or legal separation action.  Spousal maintenance is sometimes intended just to help a party get back on his/her feet (for example, support … Continue reading

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