Preliminary Injunctions in Arizona - Stop a Spouse from Transferring Assets or Canceling Insurance

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File a divorce and serve your spouse. Upon filing an action for divorce, an automatic financial restraining order issues. It is binding on the Plaintiff upon filing the divorce and binding on the Defendant upon service of process on the Plaintiff. This means that once the initial divorce papers are served on the spouse, the spouse is prohibited from transferring or hiding assets except for ordinary living expenses and to pay their attorney. Both parties are also prohibited from canceling insurance on the other spouse or harassing the other spouse or the children. If either party wants to do any of the things that the preliminary injunction prohibits, they need the written consent of the spouse or an order of a Judge.

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