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Best Interests of the Child

Whenever a court here is asked to decide about a minor they try to decide what is in their best interest, but what does that mean? Find out here.


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: Can I have my divorce finalized before I give birth if I'm pregnant?
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Question: Can the petitioner file for covenant marriage
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Question: I am retired military and was retired medically in 2013. I was active duty 91-94 and national guard time the remainder of the time. I was injured in combat in 2007 and later received an active medical retirement. I do receive some of my compensation from va with the remainder coming from DOD. My spouse who i married in 1999 is wanting my military retirement but it seems im the one with medical issues for life and just doesnt seem to be right. I havent found anything specific to medical retirements and am looking for guidance. Thank you
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Question: I was a 20 yrs Navy veteran, I was also married 16 yrs on active duty. I divorced following my retirement. The courts granted my ex-spouse 50% of my retirement. Will my ex continue to receive alimony for life?
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Question: My son was married for 10 years. She always wanted to be the one bringing in all the money. My son was given an allowance. She makes close to 60,000 a year and basically told my son to get a job the last year. He couldn't find one and she decided to ask him to leave. He left with just some stuff and nothing else. Do you think he would be able to get alimony at least for awhile? No children. He is 29 and will be looking for a job now obviously, but he was left with nothing. Ty for any advice in advance
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