Arizona Divorce Forms
If you are getting divorced, you may be aware there are a number of Arizona divorce forms that have to be submitted throughout the process. We want to explain what some of the more common Arizona divorce forms you may encounter in your Arizona divorce and provide some information that will be helpful to navigate through all of the various Arizona divorce forms.
Petition for Dissolution of Marriage: The initial document you file to start the divorce
Summons: a document served with the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage that orders the opposing party to file a written Response to Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.
Motion for Temporary Orders: a motion filed for the purpose of requesting a court hearing to present evidence at the beginning of the case to obtain temporary court orders regarding child custody, support, alimony, and other issues.
Resolution Management Conference Statement: a court form required to be filed before a Resolution Management Conference outlining the positions each party is taking on the contested issues.
Pretrial Statement: a more thorough document than the Resolution Management Conference wherein each party not only states their position on each issue, but also includes detailed arguments in support of the issues, and a list of witnesses and exhibits, as well as some additional information.
Arizona Divorce Forms | Affidavit of Financial Information
Affidavit of Financial Information: an Arizona divorce form whereon the parties list the details of their income and debts. This is an important document, so we want to provide you some information on the information you need available to complete this document.
Page One: This page includes Sections 1 through 4 requesting the most basic information from employment info to age to education to tax information.
Page Two: This page will include Sections 5 through 11. Many refer to page 2 as the most important page of the Affidavit of Financial Information. These sections are intended to show all forms of income that could be relevant to the case. This section requires supplemental documentation in the form of pay stubs and federal tax returns. These documents will be your proof of the information you provide throughout the form. For self-employed individuals, specific documentation is requested. Sections 10 and 11 will provide you with the opportunity to outline your assets and debts to generate an overall summary of net value.
Page Three: This page will include Sections 12 through 15 requesting information about your expenses. Section 12 asks about additional members of the household and their potential contribution to household expenses. Section 13 is the line item expenses. Section 14 will be a listing of debts and installment payments that were not already listed in Section 13.
If you have a question about divorce forms in Arizona, please call to speak to one of our experienced Scottsdale and Phoenix Arizona divorce attorneys at (480)305-8300.