Divorce is the formal legal dissolution of a marriage. The divorce process implicates many diverse areas of the law including, but not limited to, real estate, wills and trusts, child custody, and tax.
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
Last year, actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorced after a five-year marriage. The cause of the divorce reportedly centered on the religious upbringing of their daughter. Holmes was raised as a Roman Catholic and...more
E! News host Giuliana Rancic has found herself in the middle of a controversy over a comment she recently made about marriage and parenthood. Rancic said she and her husband Bill put their relationship first and their son...more
Estate Planning: Lessons Learned From Hugh Hefner's Third Marriage
Hugh Hefner and girlfriend Crystal Harris got married for a third time on New Years Eve 2012. Hugh Hefner is best known for his Playboy empire And Harris is...more
Divorce and Family Law: Lessons Learned From Kim Kardashian And Kanye West
Kanye West was reported to have been deposed as a witness in the divorce case of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries in November of 2012. Kanye West...more
Chad Johnson, wide receiver who played for several NFL teams, is a free agent—professionally and personally. Evelyn Lozado got the divorce she wanted and the Miami Dolphins withdrew their offer of a roster spot. The...more
Divorce and Family Law: Lessons Learned From Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick announced that she was divorcing from her husband in November of 2012. Danica Patrick is best known as NASCAR and IndyCar racing driver, model and...more
Last month I wrote about domestic violence and orders of protection. As an example, I discussed the recent short-lived marriage of NFL star Chad Johnson and his TV star wife, Evelyn Lozada. According to media reports, Johnson...more
A revocable living trust is a wonderful tool, but it’s just an empty vessel until you fund it by re-titling your assets in the name of your trust. Michael Jackson created what is most likely a wonderful living trust, but his...more