Property Division
Property division is the process of dividing property rights and obligations between spouses during a divorce. Arizona is a community property state. Assets acquired by spouses during a marriage, except...
Spousal Maintenance
A party’s entitlement to receive or obligation to pay spousal maintenance (alimony) depends on a number of factors and is unique in each case. The purpose of spousal maintenance is...
Mediation
Although a divorce is commonly thought of as an oppositional experience, the reality is that only a small percentage of divorce cases ultimately go to trial before a judge. The...
Retirement Benefits
During a marriage, the retirement benefits earned by either spouse are considered the property of the marital community. There are two main types of retirement benefits: defined benefit pension plans...
Uncontested Divorce
An uncontested divorce refers to a dissolution of marriage in which the parties are able to reach an agreement on all the material issues involved in the case either before...
Contested Divorce
A “contested divorce” refers to a dissolution of marriage matter in which the parties are unable to agree on one or more issues that must be resolved to terminate their...