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October 26, 2017

Dividing Retirement Accounts Upon Divorce

Other than real estate, a retirement account is usually one of the largest assets people own.  In Arizona, if the retirement account was accumulated during the marriage, in the event of a divorce, it will be considered a marital community asset subject to equitable division by the court.  Once it is determined how much of […]

August 29, 2017


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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.