AZ Legal Separation

In an AZ divorce action and an Arizona legal separation action, the Court will separate the parties’ assets and debts, address a request for spousal maintenance as well as any request for award of attorney’s fees and costs.  If the parties have minor children, the Court will also address the issues of custody, parenting time and child support. The big difference between an Arizona divorce and an AZ legal separation action is that the parties are still married at the end of the legal … [Read more...]

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 maintenance, where appropriate. People who choose a legal separation instead of a divorce usually base their decisions on one of the following factors: •    The parties want to live separately for a while before deciding if they want a divorce, and they want … [Read more...]

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