What do we do with the children once the divorce action is filed?
Can I complete my divorce without a trial?
Can I appeal a dissolution?
What is a Resolution Management Conference?
What is a petition for dissolution of marriage and what does it mean to serve the petition?
How long will it take for my divorce to be final and how much will it cost?
What is spousal maintenance and how is it determined in Arizona?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
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Court Finds Former NFL Player’s First Wife Is Surviving Spouse -
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Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk's Family Law Specialist discusses the process which occurs during a divorce proceeding. He talks about whether or not it is a requirement to be in court to testify, and gives options on completing...more
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