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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.

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.

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.

Grandparents Rights in Arizona

The State of Arizona has a provision which allows grandparents to have visitation rights over a parent's objection. In order to accomplish this; (1) the grandparent must overcome the presumption that the parent always acts "in the best interest of the child," and (2) access to the grandparents is in the child's best interest. This burden must be overcome by a "preponderance of the evidence" (i.e. the grandparent must show by a 51% probability that visitation is "in the child's best interest").