1. Are Spousal Support Orders a Permanent Thing?

    “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…Read More

  2. What Does My Ex’s Education Have to do With Spousal Maintenance?

    “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 …Read More

  3. Tempe Property Division Laws

    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 pro…Read More

  4. Deciding What’s Best for the Kids First in your Divorce

    “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 obvious to everyone…Read More

  5. Prenups – Hindsight in a Foresight Position

    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 sophisti…Read More