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More long-term marriages ending in divorce

Older people in long-term marriages often face more difficulties than their younger counterparts when getting divorced. However, marriages that fall into this category are ending in divorce more regularly, according to a recent report. Everyone who is facing a divorce, however, should be aware of their legal rights such as alimony and issues regarding their children.

NASCAR CEO wants high net-worth divorce sealed

Arizona residents who are going through a divorce often find themselves in family court, dealing with contentious issues concerning everything from asset division to child custody. It is important that people are aware that much of the information relating to divorce proceedings is considered a matter of public record and can be accessed by anyone desiring to do so.

McCourt divorce: in settlement, Frank got 90 percent of assets

Arizona Baseball fans and non-baseball fans alike may have heard about Major League Baseball's arguably most famous divorce story. The dramatic divorce of the former owners of the Dodgers, Frank and Jamie McCourt, was highly-publicized before the two finally reached a settlement this time last year. The high-asset divorce was very complicated because of complex assets and the Dodgers' bankruptcy filing among other things, and now the McCourts are headed back to family law court.

The 12-year divorce

When Arizona residents begin divorce proceedings, they often wonder how long it takes to have the whole thing settled, finalized and put behind them. The answer to this question varies greatly depending on the parties involved, their priorities, disputes and interests. In a divorce with simple assets and a willingness to work together to resolve issues, things can move pretty quickly. In a high-asset divorce, or a divorce involving more complicated property and children, as well as hotly-contested issues, it can take much longer to resolve everything. The timeline, for the most part, is in the hands of the parties who are divorcing each other.

Woman sues her ex and his lawyer for spying on her during divorce

Early this spring we discussed an uptick in the use of home spying technology. Various "spy toys"--like teddy-bear cameras, coat button lenses and other gadgets-- are being sold to people here in Arizona and elsewhere to use to spy on their spouses.

Will your Arizona divorce tarnish your credit score?

When Gilbert area residents decide to divorce, they are often concerned about how the split will affect their financial security. Much of this can be addressed in conversations with family law attorneys--from child and spousal support, to the division of assets and the future of joint property and retirement accounts.

Beloved art collection complicates division of assets in divorce

Any divorce in the Queen Creek or Gilbert area requires the division of property. When couples have a high income or net worth, the division of property and assets tends to involve many complicated issues. In these cases, a more in-depth analysis and the expertise of property division professionals is often necessary.

Is your ex hiding assets?

When couples with fairly significant assets decide to divorce in Arizona, attorneys who specialize in high asset divorce will sometimes choose to enlist the help of forensic accountants. These financial specialists are professionals who are trained to find financial issues or wrongdoings that may affect a divorce settlement. By working with such professionals, high asset divorce attorneys hope to ensure that a divorce settlement is as fair and equitable as possible.

Are high income Arizona residents better off after divorce?

Here in the East Valley, many people who are preparing for a divorce are worried about their finances taking a hit. They are anxious about losing money in the divorce settlement and legal fees, as well as the financial implications of shifting into a single-income household. However, a new study suggests that many of these fears are unfounded.

Courteney Cox and David Arquette file divorce docs, sans lawyers

Last week in our Phoenix Divorce Law Blog, we discussed the lessons that can be learned from celebrity divorces. Since then, actress Courteney Cox of "Friends" fame and her husband, actor David Arquette, have filed for divorce. The two reportedly filed their divorce petitions themselves, and there is no indication that they will seek legal counsel.

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