In Arizona and family courts around the world, it is becoming increasingly evident that decisions made during the divorce process are more likely to succeed when couples work through the process together. Negotiations and agreements settled outside a courtroom often have more relevance to the couple's unique situation, and spouses are more likely to abide by them if they had a hand in preparing them.
The divorce process can be confusing and difficult, both emotionally and financially. However, just because you are preparing for divorce doesn't mean the process has to feel like a war with your spouse.
When an Arizona couple is preparing to get married, it is a time of excitement and joy. Planning for your wedding day is wonderful, but it can also be beneficial to plan ahead to the future beyond the wedding itself. It can be practical and smart to consider the benefits of also drafting a prenuptial agreement before you walk down the aisle.
From the get go, your children's best interests were the highest priority for you when you began discussing divorce. You knew there would be challenges, and you wanted to make certain that everyone involved would be willing to cooperate and compromise so your kids would have the least amount of stress possible, given the situation. You thought everything was going fine, that is, until your children began lamenting that they did not want to have to move to a different house.
Divorce is typically an emotional affair, and you may be one of those who is so overwhelmed by your emotions that you struggle to focus on the aspects that will determine your post-divorce financial stability. Divorces nationwide, including here in Arizona, can come with many financial challenges, but, with careful navigation, you can dodge many financial obstacles and move on to a new chapter of your life.
Were you one of the many people in Tucson who made the mad rush to your favorite department stores on Black Friday? What about Small Business Saturday? That has become more popular in recent years as well. Here's one you might not have heard of yet: Divorce Monday. Studies show so many people file for divorce on the first Monday of a new year that the day has been dubbed as such. In fact, the entire month of January apparently fills family courts like no other month in the year.
Divorce happens at any age. But if you're over 50 when you decide to split, you may reasonably worry how the change will affect your ability to retire. There are ways to protect your assets when going through a "gray divorce" so you will still be able to enjoy your retirement and thrive in the future.
According to Harvard researchers, there is evidence pointing to a husband's lack of full-time work predicting whether or not the marriage will last. While there are numerous reasons that lead to divorce, a husband's unemployment or lack of full-time work seems to predict divorce above several other factors.
Do you understand the divorce process in Arizona? Chances are most people do not fully understand what it is involved when they decide to end their marriage. To start with, divorce is actually called the "dissolution of marriage" in Arizona. Regardless of what term you use, divorce can be confusing.
We rely on police, firefighters, first responders and our military to protect us during accidents and emergencies. They perform some of the most difficult jobs in the world. But we don't always recognize the mental, physical and emotional toll these jobs take on the people who do them and their families.