1. Parenting After Divorce

    Whether you are recently divorced or have been for some time, sharing custody of your children can be a difficult task. While divorce is a big part of your child’s life, the factors that will determine his or her ultimate quality of life are still in the hands of each parent. While children can an…Read More

  2. Helping Your Child Through Divorce

    Kids and Divorce Each year, thousands of kids experience the stress of divorce. Their individual reactions depend on their personality, age, and the particular circumstances of the separation and process of divorce. Regardless of how smooth, though, every divorce will have an effect on the kids invo…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Approaching Your Partner About A Paternity Test

    “Distinctive facial features of a parent are poor people’s paternity test.” Mokokoma Mokhonoana For ages there have been situations wherewith men have had doubts about the paternity of a “their”child. Circumstances such as these have fueled family strife, and until recently, science was un…Read More

  9. Benefits of Consistent Parenting After a Divorce

    “If you choose to have a child with someone, you automatically choose to be a parent with that person. You don’t get the right to change your mind just because it didn’t turn out the way you expected it to. You still have to be a parent with the other person. Do what’s best for your child……Read More

  10. Helping Your Child Understand Custody and Parenting Times

    “Once you've been launched into parenthood, you'll need all your best skills, self-control, good judgment and patience. But at the same time there is nothing like the thrill and exhilaration that come from watching that bright, cheerful, inquisitive, creative, eccentric and even goofy child you ha…Read More