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How to Make a Spousal Maintenance or Child Support Payment to the Clearinghouse in Arizona

You were just ordered to pay spousal maintenance or child support through the clearinghouse. The order says an “income withholding order will be issued to your employer.” Until then you are to pay the clearinghouse directly.  


Venue: The Importance on Where to File and When to File

You both filed at the same time, in which court will the case be held?


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa Family Court Part 2: Default Through Discovery

In part two, we will discuss how to represent yourself in Default Proceedings and through Discovery.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Part 1: Initial Filings

This is the first in a multi-part segment on “How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Family Court." This section provides information about an initial filing in Family Court.


Should Your Property Settlement Agreement be Merged Into Your Divorce Decree?

What is Merger? Learn the difference between merger and incorporation in a divorce decree.


What Happens to Personal Injury Proceeds During Divorce?

The period of time between filing for divorce and actually getting divorced is a land field of potential issues when it comes to property issues in divorce. This article helps the reader understand what insurance awards they may or may not be entitled.


What Is Parental Alienation Syndrome and Why Does It Matter?

Learn about  Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) and why it may matter to you and your child.


Divorce on the Navajo Nation - Grounds and Requirements

by: DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock

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Family Law on the Navajo Nation: How is Property Divided in a Divorce?

by: DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


Children Hurt Too

Children are in pain when Domestic Violence in is their lives. This Booklet gives information about how to help children deal with Domestic Violence.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Child Support in Arizona

General information and resources about the responsibilities of both parents when it comes to child support and how a support case moves through the court system in Arizona.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Parent Education Classes

Find out about the Parent Education Class and tips about how to help your child adjust to a divorce or separation.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Divorce in Arizona

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Things You Should Know About Divorce in Arizona

by: AZ Supreme Court

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Covenant Marriage in Arizona

For a covenant marriage, the court can only grant a divorce ("dissolution of marriage" in Arizona) or a legal separation for certain, limited reasons.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases

This guide has been prepared as a resource for use in the self-service centers of the Superior Court to provide general information, not advice, about obtaining a divorce in Arizona.

by: AZ Supreme Court

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Question: I am currently married but we have been living very separate lives since 2011. My spouse has just "married" someone else. I have checked with the courts and there is no marriage certificate filed, however I was informed if they are presenting as a married couple, sent out wedding invitations, etc.. that this still falls under A.R.S. 13-3606(A) Anti-Bigamy Act. I will not be the one to actively pursue divorce as I took sacred vows and getting divorced was not one of them though I will not be difficult if a divorce is presented to me. In the interim what he is doing is wrong so what do I do?
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Question: If one has a legal separation can those documents to rolled over to divorce papers without additional filing fees or document preparation?
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Question: I've been married for over 7 years I did an annulment but Tucson courts are saying its invalid because we have been married longer then 90 days and I was supposed to do a dirvoce not an annulment. Need someone to let me know if I am legally annulled or do I need to reapply and do a divorce.
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Question: I have a question regarding The Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act. I retired from the military in 2010 and married my current spouse in 2012. We were not married nor had any relationship while I was on active duty. My question is, if my spouse and I are divorced is she protected under The Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act? Basically is she entitled to any portion of my retirement pay in case of a divorce?
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Question: We live in Mohave County. I want to move back to PA without my husband. Do I file for a legal separation or file for divorce? We own a home in both our names. The car is in my name first but I would not be able to afford it. We both get SS and he has a pension.
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