HOW IS INHERITANCE TREATED DURING A DIVORCE?
People going through a divorce often wonder if they have to share money or property they received from an inheritance. The answer is a qualified “no”. The reason it is “qualified” is because the inheritance must be kept separate from other marital assets. As an example, if you receive a sum of money, let’s say […]
Arizona Is A No Fault Divorce State
Arizona is a no-fault divorce state. In Arizona, like most states, you do not need to prove anything to be granted a divorce. It is not necessary to prove abandonment, abuse, neglect or anything else to get divorced. If one spouse denies the marriage is irretrievably broken, the court will hold a hearing to consider […]
Parenting Time: When Does A Child Get To Decide Where They Want To Live?
The “wishes of the child” is just one of the factors that the court will consider. A child’s voice can be heard, but it is not up to the child.
How Is Child Support Affected By Re-Marriage or Cohabitation?
When a divorced parent enters into a second marriage or cohabitation arrangement, the question often arises whether or not the new spouse or cohabitant’s income is relevant for calculating a new child support amount.