As a divorce attorney in Mesa, Arizona the one thing I know for sure, divorce is hard. It is the end of something that usually began with the best intentions and a bright future. For some people it is an emotional relief but for most it brings about a lot of pain. I’ve been cheated on and I’ve had my … Read More
In well over half of my consultations I get asked whether there is an advantage to filing first for divorce in Arizona. The answer is no. The question stems from a fear that it may be socially unacceptable to seek a divorce. Arizona is a “no fault” divorce state, which means that to get a divorce, you do not have … Read More
Domestic Violence is Unacceptable! They were recently married, had a reality TV show “Ev and Ocho” on TV in the works, Dolphins wide receiver, life was good . . . . . . . or maybe not. Ochocinco has been arrested for domestic violence after head butting Ev. The Dolphins terminated his lucrative contract, Ev has filed for divorce, and … Read More
Going through a divorce is difficult enough especially when child custody is an issue. Add to that financial issues and it can become very contentious. Acrimony increases when spouses argue over what is His, Mine and Ours in the divorce. If you have assets or a business prior to marriage or inherit assets during the marriage, before you comingle, consider … Read More
Do I need a family law attorney? I get asked this question a lot. In Arizona you are not required to be represented by a divorce lawyer in family court. However, keep in mind that you are expected to know the law and rules of the court. Regardless of whether you plan to hire a divorce attorney to represent you … Read More
It is no surprise that abusive relationships often end in divorce. After a mere 41 days of marriage, television personality Evelyn Lozada has filed for divorce from her husband and NFL star Chad Johnson. Johnson was recently arrested after allegedly head-butting Lozada. Johnson was then released by the Miami Dolphins one day later, and his legal troubles are just kicking off.