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How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce? Answers From a Tucson Lawyer

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Divorce is an emotionally charged time in your life. It is important to have the answers you need to the questions that are troubling you. At the Law Office of Hector A. Montoya, P.L.L.C., we have been providing skilled guidance to our clients for nearly two decades. We have the experience needed to help you resolve your family law concerns.

Learn the answers to your divorce questions by contacting our Arizona divorce lawyer. You may also call our firm at 520-743-1797 to discuss the options you have available to you during this time in your life.

An Arizona Divorce FAQ — Skilled Answers From a Knowledgeable Pima County Lawyer

We can answer the many question you may have surrounding your divorce, including:

  • How long does it take to get a divorce in Arizona? — In Arizona, the law requires that at least 60 days pass after the initial filing of the first papers. Things can move fast after this but could take up to a year.
  • Does it matter who files for the divorce? — Under the law, there is no preference given to the person who files first. There may be certain benefits that our firm can find, however, so speaking to an attorney is critical.
  • How do I start the divorce process? — First, speak with a skilled Tucson divorce lawyer regarding your situation. Then the process begins by filing a dissolution of marriage with the court.
  • Should I get legally separated first? — The answer to this question depends on your immediate needs. If you have religious preferences or wish to maintain health insurance benefits, a legal separation could be an option.
  • Are there new changes in divorce laws that I should know about? — The divorce laws are constantly changing in Arizona. This means that it is critical to consult with a lawyer who has an extensive understanding of developing issues. Recent changes eliminate the old custody terms and replace them with "legal decision authority" and "residential parent designation."
  • Can I get an annulment? — Annulment depends on circumstances that existed at the time of your marriage. Our firm can conduct an investigation of your matter and help you to determine the best course of action with your divorce.

No matter what questions are at the top of your list, you can rely on our experience and dedication to client service to provide you with honest answers.

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If you have questions regarding your divorce, contact a compassionate and knowledgeable Tucson family law attorney online.