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  • What to Do with the Marital Residence in Arizona?

    The marital residence. It is probably one of the most important purchases you and your spouse made over the course of your marriage. But now that the two of you have decided to part ways, the marital residence has probably turned into one of the most important, and maybe even hot...

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  • Financial Advice for Divorcing Spouses in Arizona

    If youre going through a divorce, youve probably been overwhelmed with an enormous amount of advice from family, friends and people who say that they understand exactly what you are going through or that they have been there before. While turning to friends and family for emotion...

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  • Fighting During a Divorce Can Harm Your Relationships with Your Children

    While it is completely understandable to have hostile emotions against your spouse during your divorce, it is important to consider that the two of you are still parenting partners. The relationship you project as parents will have an affect on the relationship that your children...

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  • Revising Your Parenting Plan to Reflect Life's Changes

    Its an understatement to say that a divorce will change your life. Your living situation, finances, and social relationships will be dramatically different after you separate from your spouse. And if the two of you have children together, their lives will be flipped upside down a...

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  • Life After Divorce: The "New Relationship" with Your Parenting Partner

    After deciding to separate and divorce the person you were once married to, its understandably difficult to consider keeping that person as a part of your life. You may never want to see or talk to them again, but its important to negotiate a new relationship with them, especiall...

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  • The Many Relationship Levels Affected by Divorce and Separation in Phoenix, Arizona

    When two people decide to separate or divorce, they may not consider the levels of detachment that will be caused by their decision, because becoming independent is the most important thing on their mind. But once reality sets in, they will need to consider how their divorce or s...

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  • Don't Go Through Divorce in Arizona on Your Own, Seek Support

    When going through a divorce, its understandable if you feel like being alone, and that socializing with friends and family is the last thing you want to do. You might feel lost or that you cant control your emotions, and you will probably feel unlike yourself. But you dont have ...

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  • The Emotional Stages of Divorce

    Its expected for people to handle trauma in stages. Immediately after a devastating event, people are often shocked and unsure of how to move forward. By understanding the typical emotional stages of divorce, you will know what you might expect following such a life-changing even...

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  • Should I Hire an Arizona Attorney for Divorce Mediation?

    For some divorcing spouses, it can be helpful for each person to retain an attorney before or during mediation. For others, it might not be necessary to retain an attorney at all. The decision to hire an outsider to assist with mediation depends on the types of decisions that you...

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  • Reasons Why Arizona Divorce Mediation Can Work for You

    Heres a list of reasons why I encourage my clients to take advantage of divorce mediation instead of litigation: 1. You stay in the drivers seat In mediation, you and your spouse make all the decisions. Instead of handing your divorce over to the court system and turning each an...

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