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What is community property and why does it matter in a divorce?

If you are getting a divorce in Arizona, you may be wondering why we're known as a "community property state." This is because we're one of only a few states that have organized marital property this way. Most states use an "equitable distribution" model.

Parenting after a rough divorce takes learning to let go

When you think about the term "co-parenting," it assumes you'll be cooperating and coordinating with your children's other parent. That may be the ideal but, in reality, it can be a lot harder than just agreeing to stick to a schedule. Each parent has their own parenting philosophy, and they can be quite different.

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."

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.

Should your divorce include an order for life insurance?

It may be a good idea, especially if you have children. If one spouse will be paying child support and/or spousal maintenance, an insurance policy could be added to ensure that support continues if the payor were to die.

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