What Happens If I’m Misled to Sign My Divorce Papers?

Divorce can be one of the most challenging events in a person’s life. Once the divorce is settled, there is often a sense of finality – giving the person the ability to move on with their life. This healing process can be massively disrupted, and even backtracked on, if it comes out later that you […]

Parenting Time: 5 Things to Change That Could Stand Against You in Court

A divorce can be a tumultuous time in anyone’s life, but when it involves issues surrounding child custody and visitation, things can become truly explosive. One of the best ways to not get the ideal outcome for yourself and your child is to act impulsively and emotionally. Consider changing the following behaviors to maximize your […]

Modification of Parenting Time and Legal Decision-Making

Matters of child custody, legal decision making, and parenting time can be explosive even in the best of circumstances. They can become all that much more contentious when one party wishes to modify an existing agreement after the fact. In most cases, barring evidence of abuse or neglect, failure for the other parent to comply […]

New Lane Splitting Law for Motorcycles in Arizona 

Lane filtering in Arizona has been talked about for decades and it has finally been passed! Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB1273 into law in March, but it was not slated to go into effect until 90 days after the legislative session ended in June 25. This makes the law’s effective date September 25th.   The […]

What to Do if Your Spouse Won’t Sign the Divorce Papers

Going through a divorce can be an enormously difficult process, psychologically, emotionally, financially, and legally. This can be much more painful when your spouse refuses to cooperate with the process. In most cases however, including within a covenant marriage in Arizona, it is possible to proceed with a divorce without your spouse’s consent or signature. […]

Annulment vs. Divorce: What is the Difference?

Choosing to initiate a divorce is a big step and should never be taken lightly. Another option for the dissolution of a marriage is known as annulment. While both processes dissolve the legal bonds of marriage, they do so in very different ways.  What is a Divorce? A divorce is the most common means of […]

What Happens to a Small Business During a Divorce?

Because Arizona is a community property state when it comes to dividing everything during a divorce, determining the fate of a small business during a divorce can be challenging. Dividing assets in just about any situation gets complicated, but it’s especially sticky when there are so many moving parts, including employees, debts, operating costs, properties, […]

8 Tips for Filing for Divorce in Arizona

Initiating a divorce is a big event in your life, and shouldn’t be done without preparation. Making sure all your ducks are in a row before you file not only makes it seem less scary, but also helps to protect you once you do file. Here are eight tips that are important to know before […]

Who Can Get Child Visitation in Arizona?

Child custody in Arizona follows a couple baseline principles. First of all, the courts determine everything based on what is in the best interests of the child. Second, it’s believed that it’s typically best for the child to maintain good relationships with both parents. This means that custody tends to be pretty evenly split between the parents, […]

What to Do After a Dog Bite

Being bitten by a dog can be a painful, scary experience. Fortunately, if you’ve suffered a dog bite, Arizona law offers you a way to recoup medical costs, financial losses, and emotional distress. Arizona has two laws that apply, a strict liability dog bite statute and the standard common law negligence statute that all other […]