According to Arizona family law, both parents must continue to give the same support for their children as when they were living together as a family. With the disruptive nature of our economy today, parents often endure unexpected changes in their income and lifestyle. This, in turn, affects their ability to support their children
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The Arizona Resident’s Guide to Spousal Maintenance After Divorce
One of the most contested parts of a divorce case is spousal support, which is also called alimony or spousal maintenance. Arizona spousal maintenance laws protect families from the often devastating economic impacts of a divorce. This guide covers essential questions about spousal maintenance in Arizona and what to expect from AZ alimony laws today.
Staying on track at work during your divorce
Finding the right divorce attorney is only one of many concerns when faced with a divorce. Maintaining a focus on areas of importance in your life when you are dealing with a divorce can create challenges. Of particular concern is your ability to stay on track with your work-related responsibilities when you need to make
When should you avoid divorce mediation?
You want to end your marriage, but you do not know the most favorable way to go about it. You know you could opt for divorce mediation, but would you be better off with traditional divorce? To help make a final decision, see what Family Education says about when to avoid mediation. Shape your post-divorce life
Do you need a divorce coach?
Divorce is, in a word, stressful. There are many aspects to consider, decisions to make, and plans to lay. It can feel overwhelming, even for a relatively uncomplicated split where many issues have already been resolved. Add children into the mix, and things get even more complex. It can be helpful to have someone by
Divorce in the new year: Is it on your radar?
It’s not uncommon to look for a fresh start when the calendar turns to a new year. And for that reason, January is one of the most common months for divorce filings. If you’re considering divorce and have plans to go down this path in the new year, there are a variety of steps you
How do you get your spouse to accept the divorce?
Sometimes, when couples divorce, both are at their breaking point and ready for the split. But many other times, one spouse is still heavily invested in the marriage and vehemently does not want a divorce. What happens then? How can you bring the nonaccepting spouse to the point where they accept the reality of the situation? The
Child custody: Tips for working out an arrangement
Child custody matters can be difficult to work through, but this can be a bit easier if both parents decide that they are going to put the children first. There are several things that you might be able to do that could help make things a bit less stressful. One of the most important things to do
8 Things Arizona Residents Should Do Before Filing for Divorce
If you’re thinking about getting divorced, you may be aware that it’s not always an easy and simple process. Although the paperwork itself can be taken care of quickly, the emotional and financial ramifications of the divorce can have repercussions on your life and lifestyle for years to come. The first thing you should
How to manage your finances during a divorce
Divorce is never cheap. Proper planning, however, can reduce the negative effect divorce has on your finances, and it’s an essential part of moving forward with your life following a marital split. Here are some steps to take to make sure that you’re handling your finances as well as possible: Work out what you own: