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 […]

7 Precautions To Take Before Getting a Divorce in Arizona

Knowing it’s time for a divorce can be a scary situation to be in, but once the first step has been taken and the whole process has been set in motion, everything feels a little easier. Here are seven precautions to take before getting a divorce in Arizona. Stay in your home. No matter how tempting […]

5 Things To Make Sure Your Custody Agreement Includes

Many couples who divorce amicably decide to DIY their divorce and custody agreements, often using templates that allow them to tweak the details to fit their own situation. However, DIY custody agreements may not be thorough enough, leaving room for misinterpretation and conflict later on. Here are five often overlooked things your custody agreement should have. Religion: Religion […]

How To Apply for Grandparents Rights in Arizona

Being separated from a grandchild you love is difficult, especially if you have concerns about the child’s well-being. Arizona does provide for grandparent rights, so you may have legal avenues you can take. Here is everything you need to know about how to apply for grandparents rights. Grandparent Visitation or Custody? The first thing to […]

Termination of Parental Rights in Arizona

If you believe your child is in danger from your co-parent, you may be able to pursue a termination of parental rights. Arizona courts generally approach every division of parenting rights with the assumption that both parents should play equal parts in their child’s upbringing, but they also make their decisions based on the best […]

What You Need To Know About Pet Custody in Arizona

One of the most challenging and emotionally contentious issues that couples face when splitting up is who will get the pets. Pet custody can be one of the biggest issues after child custody, often generating more fighting than financial considerations, because of how emotionally charged the negotiations can be. Here is everything you need to […]