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July 2019 Archives

What Does a No Fault Divorce Mean?

Divorce and marriage law can be complicated. There are many terms that can be difficult to understand and different types of divorce that exist. Read on to learn more about what a no fault divorce really is and how to properly file for divorce in Phoenix, Arizona with the help of a talented divorce lawyer.

How to handle the marital home during property division

Buying a home to share and raise children in is a major aspect of many people's marriages. It is not uncommon for a couple to spend months or even years searching for the right house to call home. Still, buying a home can sometimes feel easier than deciding what to do with it during a divorce. Many people dread dealing with the marital home during property division, but it does not have to be this way.

How Divorce Affects Your Tax Situation and Back Tax Liabilities

Divorce can be devastating - not just emotionally but also financially and in other ways. It can feel like your whole life is ending. You might lose friends, you might face significant changes in your career or housing situation, and you might grieve the loss of what you thought would be your last relationship. On top of all that, you'll certainly be dealing with some big financial changes, including how much you have available and an increase in your expenses. 

What is considered separate property in an Arizona divorce?

Arizona is a community property state, which means that all marital property is divided equally between the spouses in the event of a divorce. However, it is important to remember that not all the assets that were acquired by an individual during the course of the marriage are considered community property. Article 25 Section 213 of Title 25 of Arizona Revised Statutes clearly states what separate property is.