Mediation is a voluntary process in which the parties jointly select a neutral third party facilitator to help reach resolution of all or some of the issues in their divorce proceeding....more
In Arizona, it is not uncommon for a spouse in a dissolution proceeding to assert a “waste” claim against the other spouse. The term “waste” does not appear in the Arizona statutes that define community property or relate to...more
The amount of time it takes for a divorce to be finalized is different in everyone’s case and is driven by a variety of factors.
One of the most important factors is whether other professionals need to be brought into...more
Arizona is a community property state which means all property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is, by statute, presumed to be community property. ...more
In recent years it has become more common for divorcing spouses to agree to jointly engage one expert to value the marital interest in a business or professional practice. ...more
Whenever a privately held business is among the assets in a dissolution proceeding, certain fundamental issues must be addressed in the context of determining the value of the business. If the business is relatively small in...more
Divorce mediation is a process of resolving disputes by engaging a neutral third party who acts as a facilitator, assisting the divorcing spouses in reaching an agreement....more