1. Situations That Can Grant Permanent Spousal Support

    “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” Oscar Wilde   In the state of Arizona and now in other parts of the country, most judges see spousal support as the momentum toward self-sufficiency – a bridge to a new life, so to speak. Because of this new posture towards…Read More

  2. The Advantage Of A Mediation Attorney

    “The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Why are more and more couples turning to mediation as a means of marriage dissolution? The simple answer is – mediation can give couples more control and less expense. While divorce cannot be compared to art, it…Read More

  3. How Can A Prenuptial Agreement Help Us?

    Every marriage begins with a prenuptial agreement of sorts. The word “prenuptial” simply means, “existing or occurring before marriage.” So when a couple gets married without taking time to sit down with an attorney to layout a legal prenup, in essence, they agree to subject themselves to th…Read More

  4. When Your Ex-Spouse Has A Change in Health or Income

      “Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you should love.” Marcus Aurelius Change is an inevitable part of life. We’ve become accustomed to adapting to changes that are seasonal or tempor…Read More

  5. What Determines Who Gets Custody of Our Children in AZ?

    In order to determine which parent should be awarded custody of the children in a divorce case, the court will evaluate several areas, including the following: Which parent will be able to spend the most time with the child The parents desire to have custody The child’s age The child’s wishes co…Read More

  6. Prenup; Who, What, & Why?

    Prenuptial agreements have become a part of the warp and woof of modern marriage. Many have recognized that in spite of how strongly each person feels about the other, anything can happen. A prenup protects each party in the event anything does happen. In fact, right in the middle of “Gold Digger…Read More

  7. When Should Modifications Be Considered in Child Custody?

    Celebrity divorces and child custody battles are read about via newsstands and tabloid websites on a daily basis. Although many read for the shock value or possibly to feel better about themselves, you may actually pick up a thing or two about how divorce law works.  For instance, you may be famili…Read More

  8. Keeping Your Divorce Case Out of Court

    “If I could make a better way so you could see a better day, baby I would.” - Author Unknown At one time in recent history, you and another person chose one another forever. It was clear at the time that there was no one on earth you trusted more and no one you would rather involve in the intima…Read More

  9. Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney For You

    Finding a divorce attorney that suits your unique situation can be a daunting task. Whether the two of you have seen it coming for quite some time or the reality of divorce seemed to come out of nowhere, dealing with the emotional repercussions alone can be strenuous and burdensome. Making a hasty d…Read More