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Can Text Messages Be Subpoenaed for Divorce in Arizona?

Getting divorced in Arizona is fairly simple, especially if both of you agree that you need to go through with the marriage dissolution. Arizona is a no-fault state, which means you don't have to prove one party or the other is responsible for the end of the marriage.

What's going to happen to your stuff in divorce?

One of the main concerns people have when facing divorce is what will happen to their personal property. If you have made the choice to end your marriage, you may want to take the time to understand how the property division process works. When you know what to expect, you will be less likely to find yourself involved in stressful and complex disputes.

Arizona is a community property state. It is in your interests to know what this means for you, particularly if you and your spouse will not be able to reach an agreement on divorce terms out of court. The choices you make during divorce will impact you for years to come, and it is smart to be cautious and careful as you move forward through this process.

Child Custody: Summer Plans

Summertime is all about fun in the sun, but if you have child custody arrangements to consider, it's best you sort those out prior to vacation time. While you and your co-parent may have your custody arrangement nailed down while your kids are in school, summer vacation can throw all of your plans off-kilter. With summer just around the corner, consider these key issues with child custody in the summer to prepare yourself and your family for new arrangements.

Virtual Visitation: A Sensible Child Custody Option?

When a couple with children divorces, it is best for the children if both parents are actively involved in their lives, which a custody order can provide. Unfortunately for the non-custodial parent, events occur that cause separation between themselves and their children. Although the non-custodial parent tries to be there for his or her children, situations, such as a new job or marriage to a new spouse, occur and they cannot physically be in the same town or even state as his or her children.

Different Types of Parenting Time

Parenting time is an important topic and there are several different types.The first one is equal parenting time. This is where both parents have an equal amount of time with the child/children. This type of parenting time is usually a week on/week off schedule.

Marijuana Use and Child Custody Battles in Arizona

When a person is going through a divorce or separation, there are so many things that happen at once that it can all be overwhelming. However, few things become more emotional and stressful during a divorce than issues surrounding a couple's minor children.

Why Is Talking About Your Ex Not a Smart Idea

When a relationship ends, it's usually because there was a big situation that was not able to be handled. Sometimes the relationship started off healthy and then something catastrophic happened which made both parties or one party want to file for the divorce. Usually, it can make a lot of emotions arise which can then lead to bitterness and badmouthing the other party.

Divorce worries: Cost vs. Loss

Out of all the things that one must worry about in relation to a divorce, cost is the highest ranked. Yes, that's right, cost. A recent survey performed by Avvo, a legal website, surveyed approximately 900 people and discovered that the cost of a divorce was the biggest worry among the couples involved.