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Bankruptcy and Divorce

Financial stress is often a side effect of divorce. Loss of dual-income, division of already limited assets and the cost of attorney’s fees are often

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The Role of a Mediator

A mediator is an independent third party appointed or hired to facilitate negotiations between parties in a legal dispute. The mediator does not represent any

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Beneficiary Deed

One easy and inexpensive way to handle the transfer of real estate, without the need for probate, is to have a Beneficiary Deed prepared and

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Holiday DUI’s

As we approach the holidays, many of us have parties and gatherings planned with co-workers, friends and family to celebrate and often this includes the

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Post Decree Modifications

While your divorce decree declares exactly how your assets, debts, children and life in general will be divided up, treated and/or otherwise will proceed after

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Complex Finances

The divorce process is never easy, but can become even more difficult when you and your spouse have accrued many assets during your marriage and

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Valuing Businesses

In this day and age of entrepreneurs, a spouse may own or operate their own business, may be a partner in a business or professional

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Divorce and Addiction

While mental health issues are often a factor in divorces, drug and alcohol abuse are even more common. Millions of Americans suffer from drug and

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Spendthrift Provisions

A parent’s ultimate goal is to provide their children with a better life and opportunities than they had. That goal does not end when they

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Art

Art or art collections can be another common, unique asset that comes up during a divorce or separation but can be very difficult to value

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Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is becoming a more and more popular way to invest your money. Consequently, divorces involve cryptocurrencies more than ever before and sometimes the asset

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Precious Metals & Coins

Although they say “cash is king”, many people look to invest their money into precious metals and coins for various reasons. Purchasing these precious metals

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Collectibles

While the process of divorce and/or separation is incredibly difficult, sometimes parting with our possessions can be just as difficult. It is not uncommon for

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Enforcement of Orders

As we’ve established over this blog series, things are always changing and sometimes these changes cannot be anticipated. When it comes to sharing custody of

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Modifying a Custody Order

When going through a divorce or a custody matter, often people are not thinking beyond their immediate future. Divorce is an incredibly difficult process and

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Rights of the Mother

It is a popular belief that Arizona is a more “mother-friendly” state, meaning that in most paternity cases, mothers are usually awarded superior rights to

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Adoption in a Same-Sex Marriage

Raising children is a wonderful journey to embark on with your significant other. Unfortunately circumstances can sometimes prohibit couples from having a biological child together,

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Why Do People Get Divorced?

Marriage and divorce are both completely common experiences. One of the most bitter realities of our time is that divorce is no longer a rare occurrence. Roughly

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Gray Divorce and Debt

When it comes to divorce, everyone thinks first about the assets that need to be divided, whether it’s the home, other properties, cars, or bank

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