PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
SHOULD YOU ‘UNFRIEND’ YOUR SPOUSE PENDING DIVORCE FINALIZATION?
If you and your spouse have decided to split, your separation may be high-conflict, amicable or something in between. As a result, it may be challenging to choose just which boundaries to draw between your spouse and yourself while your divorce is pending. We have previously written about certain boundaries that should generally be employed […]
CAN IMMIGRATION SUPPORT AFFIDAVITS INFLUENCE DIVORCE SETTLEMENTS?
When American citizens wish to marry foreign citizens and bring them to live in the United States, they are often required to sign sworn affidavits indicating that they will support those foreign citizens so that they will not become public charges. In the event of a divorce between a couple subject to such statements, an […]
CONTEMPLATING THE WISDOM OF ‘WEDLEASES’
The nature of marriage has been changing in America over the past several decades. In addition to the Supreme Court insisting that federal marriage recognition be extended to all same-sex couples married in states that permit their unions, perceptions of what it means to divorce have changed as well. Fewer stigmas are attached to divorce […]
CO-PARENTS: IT IS TIME TO GET READY FOR ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’
Many co-parents have enacted parenting agreements that allow their children to have different schedules during the summer than they do during the school year. Unless your child custody agreement has no seasonal schedule modifications, transitioning back to the school year schedule from the summer one can be unquestionably challenging. The most important thing that co-parents can do […]
AVOIDING AND EMBRACING ADVICE DURING DIVORCE
When a couple decides to split, it seems like everyone they have ever known has an opinion about their decision. It can be overwhelming to hear criticisms and sometimes even more overwhelming to hear unsolicited advice from loved ones, acquaintances and even strangers who learn that you are going though a divorce. Most of the time, […]