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How do I get Spousal Maintenance or Alimony in Arizona

How do I get spousal maintenance or alimony in Arizona A recent Time magazine article highlights the issue of permanent, or long-term, alimony facing many families. The issue is in the national media because of the veto by Florida Gov. Rick Scott of a bill passed by the Florida legislature to end permanent alimony. Gov. [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:07+00:00June 25th, 2013|Custody, divorce|Comments Off on How do I get Spousal Maintenance or Alimony in Arizona

Child Support Paralegal in Arizona

Child Support Paralegal in Arizona - Why and how do I get child support without being married? Establish Paternity first There are many reasons why a mother, father, or child might want to establish paternity. Some of the reasons are legal and others are more personal. For a child, it may be important to establish [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:07+00:00June 6th, 2013|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Child Support Paralegal in Arizona

Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time

For many parents who are separating or divorcing, the issues and concerns around how divorce will impact children is primary. Child custody is the term most parents think when they are making decisions about where children will live. In Arizona, physical custody of a child has been renamed “parenting time.” Legal custody, that is the [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:07+00:00May 23rd, 2013|Custody, divorce|Comments Off on Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time

Arizona Child Support-Part II

Arizona Child Support Guidelines Part Two In Part One we discussed the general guidelines for child support obligations, including determining the gross, adjusted gross, and combined gross income of parents and how the basic child support amount is determined. In Part Two, we will give you information about how parenting time figures into child support obligations, [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:07+00:00April 26th, 2013|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Arizona Child Support-Part II

Getting an Annulment vs. Divorce in Arizona

Getting an Annulment vs. Divorce in Arizona   As you consider your options for divorce in Arizona, you might be wondering what the difference is between an annulment and a divorce. In this article we will cover some basics about marriage, the difference between an annulment and divorce, as well as common law marriage, and [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:08+00:00February 27th, 2013|divorce|Comments Off on Getting an Annulment vs. Divorce in Arizona

No more Custody in Arizona?

No more custody in Arizona by Shannon Trezza Effective January 1, 2013, Custody as we know it will bear a new title.  That's right finally custody will be labeled by its definition. SOLE LEGAL DECISION MAKING VS. JOINT LEGAL DECISION MAKING.  The definition for who has custody of a child has long been a power [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:08+00:00November 14th, 2012|divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|0 Comments

Divorce Petition vs. Divorce Decree

Divorce Petition- What is a divorce Petition? The Petition is the first pleading in a divorce case signed by the person filing.  The person filing is either the Husband or Wife and is called the Petitioner. The Petition is filed in the Superior Court of Arizona, in the county in which either Husband or Wife [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:08+00:00July 21st, 2012|divorce|0 Comments