PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
THINKING OF REPRESENTING YOURSELF? YOU MAY WANT TO THINK AGAIN!
The Benefits of Hiring a Lawyer Even Lindsay Lohan had a great lawyer and did jail time. Imagine if you did not know what facts the judge wanted to hear and made him or her angry because you decided to dictate what you thought they should know. Or, rather, what if you went to trial and the judge […]
MEL GIBSON DIVORCE AND CUSTODY BATTLE
child custodyMEL GIBSON CUSTODY CASE: BECOMING TYPICAL? In many custody battles, one or both parents use each and every flaw or mistake of the other in order to gain the upper hand – many times exaggerating the facts or even lying. The Mel Gibson custody case is a prime example of this phenomenon. Mel Gibson […]
SOCIAL NETWORKING’S IMPACT ON DIVORCE
Most people are familiar with the famous opening line of the Miranda warning that police read during an arrest: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say or do can and will be used against you…” While no such warning is given to spouses approaching divorce, if a warning was given, it would probably state: […]
DO I HAVE AN INTEREST IN MY SPOUSE’S SEPARATE PROPERTY IN DIVORCE?
As a general rule, in an Arizona divorce or legal separation, the parties are awarded an equitable distribution of the community property and each party is awarded their respective separate property. Property acquired during marriage is presumed to be community property. Separate property is typically defined as property obtained prior to marriage or obtained during marriage via […]