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What is a Rule 69 Agreement?

What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona? When dealing with divorce or child custody cases in Arizona, parties can utilize a Rule 69 Agreement. A Rule 69 Agreement allows the parties to settle some or all of their disputes privately, leaving only the unresolved issues to be resolved by the family law court….

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How Do I Get My Name on the Birth Certificate?

If your name is not on your child’s birth certificate, Arizona law provides a procedure to add it. Depending on the mother’s marital status and whether the parents agree on paternity, the process can be simple, or it can be more complex. If you are interested in learning how to establish your paternity or…

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What are the Consequences for not Paying Child Support

When you decide to have a child, it is your lifetime responsibility to provide and care for their well-being. This responsibility does not end if you divorce. Even though you are no longer married, you are still a parent. Most parents want to support their children, and it is not an issue. However, in…

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6 Tips for How to Tell the Kids We’re Getting Divorced

One of the hardest things you must do when you decide to divorce is to tell your children. However, if you know that divorce is the best decision for your family, you can follow a few tips to help navigate this difficult task: 1. Take Time and Plan the Conversation You have taken the…

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Overview of Covenant Marriage in Arizona

You may have heard the term “covenant marriage” in Arizona, which is a type of marriage created by our State Legislature. If you are considering getting married in Arizona, a covenant marriage is an option you may want to consider. However, there are some necessary steps that must be taken for a covenant marriage….

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How to File for Divorce in Arizona

How to File for Divorce in Arizona Without A Lawyer As a divorce lawyer in Phoenix, I made this guide for people who want to know how to file for divorce in Arizona without a lawyer. It might seem like a good way to save money, but that’s only if you follow the right…

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What to Know About Divorce and Taxes

What to Know About Divorce and Taxes

In the beginning phases of a divorce? A number of tax difficulties need to be resolved to ensure that taxes are minimized and that crucial tax-related action is taken properly, in addition to the difficult personal issues you are currently facing. Here are some things to think about if you’re going through a divorce….

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Top signs your spouse is cheating

Top Signs Your Spouse Is Cheating

Before you can face the arduous task of deciding what to do next, whether it’s seeking marital counseling or filing for divorce, you must first determine whether your issue is really fair. Of course, the best way to know is to get assurance from your spouse, the person with whom they may be cheating…

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Navigating Custody and the Holiday Season

Navigating Custody and the Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, it can be challenging to want to share custody of your children. Disagreements over custody around the holidays are common, even when parents are able to co-parent effectively for most of the year. This is especially true if one parent plans a special trip or other activities with the child…

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Divorced Parents and Navigating FAFSA

Divorced Parents and Navigating FAFSA

If you’re reading this in the fall or winter seasons, it’s likely that parents all around the country are scurrying about college campuses, attending long information sessions, and collecting stacks of pamphlets. These tasks can be time-consuming, but they pale in comparison to the stress of applying for financial aid.   In order to…

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