Divorce – just like marriage – is a life-altering event. Everyone is affected when a marriage ends in divorce. This includes the former couple, the children, family members and even friends. Even if the separation was an agreeable one, the process of divorce can be stressful and traumatic. The reasons behind the need for a […]
Spousal support, often referred to as alimony, is money that one spouse pays to another during or after a divorce. Sometimes, alimony is paid during both these periods, depending on the circumstances. The reasoning behind this is that when spouses separate, one may be unable to pay for living expenses, in which case a judge […]
It is not uncommon for a divorced parent’s affairs to change after a marriage has been dissolved, directly affecting his or her ability to provide child support as agreed upon in the divorce decree or child support agreement. People commonly think of child support as merely providing economic support for children, however, it requires more […]
Across the nation, couples are petitioning for divorce on a daily basis. Each state has its own unique grounds by which a dissolution of marriage may be granted by the appropriate presiding court. If you or someone you know is seeking a divorce, sufficient proof to the court that the marriage warrants a dissolution must be […]
Divorce can be difficult – not only for the adults involved but for any minor children that are brought into this process. Several studies focus on how parents tell their children about divorce, but few address or even discuss the children’s reactions. While this conversation is not easy, it will also be an opportunity for both […]
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.