COMMUNITY EQUITABLE LIEN ON A SOLE AND SEPARATE BUSINESS

Under Arizona law, generally a business or interest that you have in a business that you acquired or owned prior to the marriage is your sole and separate property and continues to be so even during the marriage absent any unusual or unique circumstances. In the simplest terms, this means if you owned your business

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CASH FLOW TIGHT? HOW YOU CAN PAY YOUR SPOUSE FOR AN INTEREST IN A BUSINESS

Once a value for the business is established – usually through a business valuation done by a certified business evaluator or expert which we will discuss in more detail in a later blog in this two month series – we can find creative ways to pay your spouse for that interest without you necessarily having

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OMG I’M GETTING A DIVORCE – WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN TO MY BUSINESS?

So, you’re getting divorced and you are self-employed in your own professional practice, company, or perhaps a family business. At some point, a panic will set in… What is going to happen to my business? Will I have to sell it? Will I have my Ex as a partner even after the divorce? Will I

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Can This Marriage Be Saved if You Are Married to a “Control Freak”?

One of the major causes of divorces is when one of the spouses is a control freak. If you don’t know what that term means, you are blessed. In short, a control freak attempts to dictate how everything is done around them. They try to control people, situations and outcomes. A lot of you –

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Can this Marriage Be Saved Even with Admitted Infidelity

This may the toughest subject in this series regarding “Can This Marriage Be Saved.” Infidelity is a direct breach of the fundamental concept of marriage. Your soulmate for life and with whom you may have children admits that he or she has had an affair with someone else. You, no doubt, would not recognize that

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Saving Your Marriage When Domestic Violence is Involved

The marriage cannot be saved, of course, unless both the Husband and the Wife want to do it. And – that will require a big change if one of you brought domestic violence to the divorce table. If there are children, a decision to try to save the marriage, i.e., your family, requires both parents

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