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Divorcing from a high-conflict personality? How to tell

Some people are inherently adversarial. They have almost a preoccupation with blaming other people for whatever problems arise. Or, they make everything about themselves by throwing a tantrum and making you pay to resolve it. These people are referred to as high-conflict personalities, and if you're divorcing one, you may be in for a "high-conflict divorce."

When do you have to legally establish a child's paternity?

In Arizona, the law assumes that the child of a married woman belongs to her spouse, but this is not always the case. When it is not, the parents need to establish legal paternity. This could be necessary, for example, when:

Now your divorce is final. Some steps you may still need to take

Whether you negotiated a divorce agreement or went to trial, your divorce isn't finalized in Arizona until the judge issues a divorce decree. This contains your agreements and orders about property division, each parent's legal decision-making authority, parenting time arrangements and support.

Is your children's other parent planning on moving away?

There are special rules in Arizona if one parent wants to move away with a child. Generally, when both parents share legal decision-making authority and substantially the same parenting time, the moving parent is expected to give 45 days' notice before either:

What should you expect in a military divorce?

If you or your spouse is in the military, you may have wondered whether your divorce will be more complicated than others. There are certainly differences to consider, but the same main issues need to be decided:

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