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Divorce Filing in Arizona

Divorce filing in Arizona, a Guy’s Perspective Guys, divorces don’t have to be complicated or an expensive exercise in futility. In many instances, a divorce can involve the preparation and filing of paperwork with the help of a certified legal document preparer, which can save them both money. These are some of the general guidelines [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce|0 Comments

Establishing Child Support, Parenting Time and Legal Decision Making (Custody)

Establishing Child Support, Parenting Time and Legal Decision Making; Everything You Need to Know Establishing Child Support can be accomplished so long as Paternity has already been established or you will establish Paternity in the same Petition. Establishing paternity means that a court or a government agency has ruled as to who is a child’s [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce|0 Comments

Filing for Divorce When Your Spouse is Not in Arizona

Filing for Divorce When Your Spouse is Not in Arizona   Arizona Revised Statute 25-312 says that as long one spouse has been an Arizona resident for 90 days, you can file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) in Arizona, regardless of where you were married. It is not necessary for your spouse to [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce When Your Spouse is Not in Arizona

Child Support

In his proclamation naming August 2015 Child Support Awareness Month, Governor  Douglas A. Ducey states that, "children need parental support and stability from both parents for their financial, emotional and physical growth." I'm sure we can all agree that a well planned child support agreement is important not only to secure the material needs of [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|CHILD SUPPORT|0 Comments

Divorce

Starting Your Divorce with The Divorce Guy   The Divorce Guy offers professional legal document preparation services. We have decades of experience preparing documents for divorces in Arizona. By using our service you can avoid the expense of a high priced attorney so that you can focus your financial resources on helping your family make necessary transitions [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Divorce

Establishing Paternity in Arizona

Establishing Paternity in Arizona Paternity is the legal identification of a child’s father. It is used to decide issues of legal decision-making (what used to be called custody), parenting time, and child support, as well as other issues such as inheritance rights.   Under Arizona Revised Statutes 25-814, a man is presumed to be a [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Establishing Paternity in Arizona

Common Law Marriage and Covenant Marriage

Arizona Divorce: Marriage, Common Law Marriage, and Covenant Marriage   Marriage in Arizona Marriage is a contractual relationship. The laws for marriage vary from one state to another. Arizona law, for example, prohibits marriage between certain blood relations (between parents and children, including grandparents and grandchildren of every degree; between half- or whole-blood brothers and [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Common Law Marriage and Covenant Marriage

Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) in an Arizona Divorce

Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) in an Arizona Divorce   Spousal maintenance — also called “alimony” or “spousal support” — is money paid by one spouse to the other for support during and/or after a divorce or legal separation. When spouses separate, one person may be unable to pay for regular living expenses, in which case a [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) in an Arizona Divorce

Establishing Child Support in Arizona

Establishing Child Support in Arizona   Arizona law states that “every person has the duty to provide all reasonable support for that person's natural and adopted minor, unemancipated children” (ARS 25-501). Parents who are divorced or who have never been married still have an obligation to support their biological or adopted children.   In 2005 [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Establishing Child Support in Arizona

Divorce and Name Changes

Divorce and Name Change   Often, one or both spouses will want to change their name as part of the divorce process. If a spouse is returning to the name she or he used prior to the marriage (sometimes called a “maiden name”), the name change can be included as part of the divorce process. [...]

By | October 2nd, 2014|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Divorce and Name Changes