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August 29, 2017

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 […]

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August 2, 2017

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 […]

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January 13, 2017

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.

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November 29, 2016

Are you entitled to spousal maintenance?

When it comes to the issue of spousal maintenance, there is no easy equation or formula to determine how much or for how long.  Anyone facing a spousal maintenance claim should seek the advice of an experienced family law attorney.

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October 14, 2016

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.

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