PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
DIVORCE PREPARATION AND PLANNING FOR A DIVORCE
It can be difficult, however, having a level head in divorce and divorce preparation and planning for a divorce will likely help you through this difficult time more easily. Now that the holidays are behind us, people previously considering a divorce are usually more inclined to take action to end their marriage in the new year. The reasons can […]
WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL IN ARIZONA?
Under Arizona law, if you or your spouse dies without a will, then statutory default provisions kick in governing how the estate should be distributed. Surviving Spouse A.R.S. § 14-2102 governs distribution of the estate if the decedent was married at the time of their death and left no will. If there is a surviving spouse, ARS […]
GETTING DIVORCED? CHECK YOUR BENEFICIARY FORMS
Life insurance, bank accounts, savings bonds, and stocks are just some the financial instruments that may require beneficiary designations. After a divorce or other life changing event, like a marriage, birth of a child, or adoption, these designations may need correcting. Much of the careful work of future planning can be undone by a few inadvertent designations. […]