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Interest on a Judgment in an Arizona Divorce Decree

Posted on : June 28, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Interest On a Judgment in a Divorce Decree in Arizona.

Interest on a Judgment in an Arizona Divorce Decree Mr. Skirboll (Husband) appealed a court order from his divorce trial. The order applied a ten percent interest rate to a judgment entered against him. The trial court denied his request to offset monies his wife was ordered to pay a creditor.  The trial court ordered interest to […]

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Difference Between a Complete and Partial Divorce Agreement

Posted on : June 23, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Complete Property Settlement Issues in an Arizona Divorce

Complete vs Partial Divorce Agreements in Arizona Property Settlement Agreements: Estate of Messer Sometimes spouses reach a complete property settlement disposing of all community property they acquired during a marriage. Arizona law provides that if they sign this kind of agreement, they waive the right to claim property interests when the other dies. This means […]

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Award of Money in an Arizona Divorce

Posted on : June 22, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Community Property One Spouse Gets Awarded Money

Award of Money in an Arizona Divorce One Spouse Was Awarded Money in An Arizona Divorce Under Arizona community property laws, all earnings by either spouse during marriage are presumed to belong to the community. If a spouse incurs a separate debt during marriage, a creditor cannot collect from the debt from community property. In […]

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Community Property Lottery Winnings

Posted on : June 20, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Community Property Lottery Winnings(

Community Property Lottery Winnings in Arizona In Arizona, all money acquired by either spouse during the course of the marriage – other than gifts and inherited property — is presumed to be community property in which each spouse has an interest. This community property rule continues in effect during a marriage even after separation, until […]

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Tips on Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Posted on : June 15, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Tips on Hiring a Divorce Lawyer in Arizona.

Five Tips for Hiring the Right Divorce Lawyer You might smile or cry when you think about how naïve you were when you married.  You probably thought that you and your family would never end up in divorce court. But don’t be too hard on yourself. Half of all those who say “I do” in […]

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Fraudulent Acknowledgment of Paternity

Posted on : June 13, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Fraudulent Acknowledgment of Paternity

Fraudulent Acknowledgment of Paternity Alvarado: Fraud on the Court/Paternity Declaration Issues Arizona law allows the father of a child to establish paternity in a variety of ways. One way is by signing an acknowledgement of paternity. Once that is filed with the court, Arizona law gives interested parties only 6 months to challenge it, absent […]

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Unauthorized Use of a Power of Attorney to Dispose of a Spouse’s Separate Property

Posted on : June 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Unauthorized Use of Power of Attorney to Dispose of a Spouse's Separate Property

Unauthorized Use of a Power of Attorney to Dispose of a Spouse’s Separate Property Lightning Delivery Co./Matteson Power of Attorney Issues A power of attorney is a legal document that gives someone else the authority to act on behalf of the person signing it. In Arizona, powers of attorney are interpreted narrowly, rather than broadly, […]

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Unequal Division of Marital Property in an Arizona Divorce

Posted on : June 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Unequal Division of Marital Property in an Arizona Divorce

Unequal Division of Property in an Arizona Divorce Schwartz v. Schwartz | The Arizona Supreme Court Ruling In Arizona, each spouse is a co-owner of all property earned by the other spouse during marriage. However, one spouse may gift the other his interest in community property, making it the separate property of the other. During […]

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Separation from Bed and Board in Arizona

Posted on : June 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Separation from Bed and Board

Rodieck v. Rodieck: Separation from Bed and Board Arizona law in 1969 offered three ways for an unhappy spouse to end a marital relationship: filing for separate maintenance, separation from bed and board, or a dissolution (absolute divorce). The Arizona statute (ARS 25-333) provided that a separation from bed and board “shall be commenced and […]

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Dividing Contingency Fees in a Divorce in Arizona

Posted on : June 3, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Dividing Contingency Fees in a Divorce in Arizona

Dividing Contingency Fees in a Divorce in Arizona Under Arizona law, all income earned by either spouse during marriage is community property, to be divided between the spouses in case of divorce. Income earned after service of a divorce petition is the separate property of the spouse who earns it. But some situations don’t break […]

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