Long Distance Parenting in Arizona

Making up a parenting plan and dividing rights between co-parents is relatively easy when both parents live close by, but what about when they don’t? If you or your co-parent has to live far away for work, how does that change things? Here is everything you need to know about long distance parenting in Arizona. […]

4 Tips for Coping With Divorce

Divorce can be an unwelcome change or it can be a much-needed one, but either way, it’s a turning point in one’s life. Whether you wanted this divorce or not, getting through the next few months will be a little tricky. Here are four tips for how to cope with divorce so you can start […]

Setting Up a Holiday Visitation Schedule

A parenting agreement is important because it spells out everything in detail, avoiding future fights between co-parents about things like education, extracurricular activities, and of course, holidays. Holiday visitation should be figured out and written down in your parenting agreement at the time of your divorce, saving you from fighting and potentially even litigation in […]

How Divorce Mediation Works in Arizona

Divorce can be a difficult, lengthy, expensive experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Divorce mediation offers an easier, cheaper way to go about ending a marriage, and in fact Arizona courts will require you to try mediation before you actually ever go to court. Here is everything you need to know about how divorce […]

8 Tips for Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

Getting a divorce is possibly one of the biggest turning points in your life, so it’s important to ensure you are represented by someone you can trust to do their best for you. Here are eight tips for choosing a divorce lawyer who will be a good fit for your unique situation. Ask for recommendations from […]

5 Tips for Divorce With Kids in Arizona

If you’re getting a divorce with kids in Arizona, you may be feeling very unsure of what the next few months or even years of your life are going to be like. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be the overwhelming ordeal it may seem like right now. Here are a few […]

How To Estimate Alimony

Getting a divorce can be especially scary when you’re worried about how to support yourself during and after the divorce.  Spousal support/alimony can be an option, but how much could you actually get? The answer requires an understanding of Arizona laws on spousal support, a good attorney, and some guesswork using the following guidelines. Arizona’s […]

6 Situations Where You Can Get Primary Custody in Arizona

If you’re getting divorced in Arizona, you may already know that this is a hard state in which to get primary custody. Arizona tries to be equally fair to both parents, so the courts approach every custody arrangement with an assumption that both parents deserve equal opportunities to be in their children’s lives. The preference […]

Calculating the Cost of Divorce

Divorce can be  expensive. Understanding both the short and long-term costs is essential for staying above water and landing on your feet when the ink dries on the divorce decree. At Simon Law Group, we help our clients take the steps necessary to minimize the financial costs of divorce as much as possible. Short-Term Costs […]