“Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money,’ but they changed it to ‘alimony.’ It’s ripping your heart out through your wallet.” Robin Williams Court Ordered Spousal Support Often a court ordered spousal support states finances to be paid all at once. This is called “lump-sum” spousal […]
“You never realize how short a month is until you pay alimony.” John Barrymore The Purpose of Spousal Support Spousal support, or alimony, is monetary support that a court awards to a party in a divorce action. It is paid by one spouse to the other for a specific period of time. A spouse asking […]
Arizona law generally aids the courts to establish a reasonable and fair property division that divorced parties can agree to, but if the parties cannot come to an agreement, the Superior Court will divide the marital estate within the Judgment of Divorce. Community Property State In a community property state, the Superior Court separates all […]
“I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.” – Kurt Cobain Trey and Kelly met in high school. He was captain of the varsity basketball team, while she was head of the cheer squad. As they lived in a small town, it was […]
Often when people hear the term “prenuptial agreement,” an instinctively negative reaction follows. This is usually the case due to the fact that when prenups originally became popular, they were typically seen as a weapon by which rich spouses took advantage of their less wealthy, less sophisticated partner. It was often seen as unromantic at […]
At the Law Office of Ronald L. Kossack, we assist Arizona residents with family law cases including divorce, child custody, child support and modifications. We work with families in the East Valley and surrounding areas including Tempe, Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Avondale, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria, Surprise, Sun City, Fountain Hills, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Eloy and Florence. We also help residents living in and around Maricopa County and Pinal County.