In the years after divorce, many people adjust to the changes in their lives and move forward. For many people, this may include giving marriage another try.
When people imagine what's covered by a prenuptial agreement, or divorce more generally, they are likely to consider pre- and post-marital assets and earnings. After all, prenuptial agreements can be an effective tool to clearly define assets that were acquired prior to marriage and, thus, should be considered separate property. At the same time, premarital agreements can also define certain assets earned during marriage as separate property in the event of divorce.
Navigating a web of legal terms and concepts may cause some stress for many Arizona residents. When trying to determine whether legal separation or divorce is the best move for their family, some people may come across the concept of legal annulment. Although annulment enters the arena of family law, it is different from divorce in a number of key ways.
From time to time, we have discussed the idea of community property on this blog as it relates to property division in Arizona. Although this legal concept has been mentioned multiple times, we have yet to explore this topic in depth. With a closer look, readers will hopefully have a better understanding of the basic mechanics of splitting assets during divorce.
When couples are looking to settle matters of child custody, there is wide variety of final outcomes. The reality is that not every case will be resolved with both parents splitting physical custody of their children equally.
For a person who is married at a young age and divorces within a relatively short period of time, he or she has many youthful years to consider a second marriage. Of course, anyone who is going into marriage having been through divorce, there is probably a lot of knowledge gained between the two events.
Throughout the course of this blog, divorce has generally been discussed in terms of basic marriage agreements. Under these circumstances, an individual doesn't need a specific reason to file for divorce. In other words, it is a no-fault arrangement.
Same-sex marriage is among the hottest topics in the country right now. Every week, it seems, there is a new development in legislative and judicial efforts to expand marriage rights to include all couples.
In the previous post, we discussed an important issue that might face many couples as they approach divorce: What happens to inherited property?
When a person designates estate beneficiaries, it's a very intentional move. Creating a will for the purpose of distributing assets and property is all about creating a legacy. For many people, this means providing for loved ones after passing away.