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Phoenix Arizona Family Law Blog

What does it mean to live in a "community property" state?

You may have heard that Arizona is a community property state. What does that mean, however?  Living in a community property state is unlikely to impact your day-to-day routine. There are times, however, when living in a community property state will have a great bearing on your life. Divorce is one such time. Living in a community property state is likely to influence how your property is divided during divorce. Let's take a closer look at how property is divided in a community property state.

4 tips for talking to kids about divorce

It can be very hard to explain to your children that their parents are going to be separating. Some children act out in anger, sadness, confusion or, most often, a mix of many feelings. Older kids may even understand the situation and feel a sense of relief if there had been conflict between you and your spouse for a while.

Although the talk will always be difficult, the way that you break the news to your kids may stick with them for their entire lives. Here are 4 tips to help your children through the divorce talk.