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May 2022 Newsletter

Legal Briefs In-person Proceedings Resume in the Maricopa County Family Court After more than two years of virtual court hearings, and effective April 8, 2022

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Who Needs a Prenup?

Many couples who are engaged to be married often wonder whether they should obtain a Prenuptial Agreement (“Prenup”) prior to their wedding day. We often

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The Value of a Prenup

If you’re engaged to be married, you may be wondering, “Is a prenup right for me?” No one gets married with the plan to later

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Bankruptcy and Divorce

Financial stress is often a side effect of divorce. Loss of dual-income, division of already limited assets and the cost of attorney’s fees are often

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The Role of a Mediator

A mediator is an independent third party appointed or hired to facilitate negotiations between parties in a legal dispute. The mediator does not represent any

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Beneficiary Deed

One easy and inexpensive way to handle the transfer of real estate, without the need for probate, is to have a Beneficiary Deed prepared and

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Holiday DUI’s

As we approach the holidays, many of us have parties and gatherings planned with co-workers, friends and family to celebrate and often this includes the

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Post Decree Modifications

While your divorce decree declares exactly how your assets, debts, children and life in general will be divided up, treated and/or otherwise will proceed after

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Divorce and Addiction

While mental health issues are often a factor in divorces, drug and alcohol abuse are even more common. Millions of Americans suffer from drug and

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Spendthrift Provisions

A parent’s ultimate goal is to provide their children with a better life and opportunities than they had. That goal does not end when they

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Art

Art or art collections can be another common, unique asset that comes up during a divorce or separation but can be very difficult to value

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Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is becoming a more and more popular way to invest your money. Consequently, divorces involve cryptocurrencies more than ever before and sometimes the asset

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Precious Metals & Coins

Although they say “cash is king”, many people look to invest their money into precious metals and coins for various reasons. Purchasing these precious metals

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Collectibles

While the process of divorce and/or separation is incredibly difficult, sometimes parting with our possessions can be just as difficult. It is not uncommon for

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Enforcement of Orders

As we’ve established over this blog series, things are always changing and sometimes these changes cannot be anticipated. When it comes to sharing custody of

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Modifying a Custody Order

When going through a divorce or a custody matter, often people are not thinking beyond their immediate future. Divorce is an incredibly difficult process and

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