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No Parenting Time or Terminating Parental Rights

No Parenting Time vs. Termination of Parental Rights   Sole Legal Decision Making (fka Custody) with no parenting time to the other parent gives one parent complete physical and legal rights to a child. If one parent has sole Legal Decision Making (fka Custody) for both physical and legal purposes, that parent will be the [...]

By |2020-01-10T17:58:00+00:00January 10th, 2020|The Divorce Guy Blog|0 Comments

Divorce with Children in Arizona

Divorcing With Children in Arizona Preparing for a divorce is stressful enough, but when you have children to consider, the process can feel overwhelming. Getting a divorce in Arizona is known as obtaining a dissolution of marriage and requires filing with the state courts to legally end your marriage. This will allow both of you [...]

By |2019-10-26T19:14:17+00:00October 26th, 2019|The Divorce Guy Blog|0 Comments

Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)

Establishing and Securing Spousal Maintenance Spousal Maintenance is financial support for one spouse paid by the other spouse in a divorce or legal separation. Sometimes, during or after a divorce, one spouse may need financial help from the other spouse. There are various reasons why this may be as all circumstances are different. In this [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:04+00:00March 2nd, 2016|divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|0 Comments

Use that tax refund to start your divorce!

Divorce and Name Changes 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. Other [...]

By |2019-06-14T22:36:04+00:00January 22nd, 2016|The Divorce Guy Blog|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 |2019-06-14T22:36:05+00:00January 20th, 2016|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce When Your Spouse is Not in Arizona

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 |2019-06-14T22:36:05+00:00June 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 |2019-06-14T22:36:05+00:00February 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 |2019-06-14T22:36:05+00:00December 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 |2019-06-14T22:36:05+00:00December 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 |2019-06-14T22:36:05+00:00December 16th, 2014|CHILD SUPPORT, Custody, divorce, The Divorce Guy Blog|Comments Off on Establishing Child Support in Arizona