Arizona Divorce Laws and Statutes

Divorce Laws and Statutes in Arizona

Arizona divorce laws are found in Title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes. Those Arizona divorce laws are interpreted by decisions issued by the Arizona Court of Appeals, the Arizona Supreme Court, and the federal court of appeals, including the United States Supreme Court.

Arizona Marriage Laws and Statutes

Chapter one of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes cover three areas of Arizona divorce laws; specifically the Capacity to Marry, the Validity of a Marriage, and Marriage Licenses and Ceremonies. The statutes start at Arizona Revised Statute section 25-101 and end at section 25-130. You will want to review these laws if you have a question regarding the validity of your marriage.

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Arizona Dissolution of Marriage Laws and Statutes

Chapter three of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes cover four areas of Arizona divorce laws; specifically,

Arizona Divorce Laws and Statutes.

Arizona Divorce Laws and Statutes.

Annulment of a Marriage, Dissolution of a Marriage, Domestic Relations Education on Children Issues, and the Arizona Court of Conciliation. The statutes start at Arizona Revised Statute section 25-301 and end at section 25-381.24.

You should review these Arizona divorce laws if you have questions about getting an annulment of your marriage or a divorce. You will also want to look at these statutes if you are searching for Arizona laws about the required domestic relations education class if you have children or are seeking conciliation counseling to try to save your marriage.

Arizona Property Division Laws and Statutes

Chapter two of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes cover two areas of  Arizona divorce laws; specifically, Premarital Agreements and Property rights between individuals who are married. The statutes start at Arizona Revised Statute Section 25-201 and end in section 25-218. You should review these Arizona divorce laws if you have questions regarding a Premarital Agreement or how community property and separate property are divided in a divorce in Arizona.

Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time (Child Custody) Laws and Statutes

Chapter four of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes covers the topics of legal decision making and parenting time, sometimes called child custody. The statutes start at Arizona Revised Statute section 25-401 and end at section 25-416. You will want to look at these Arizona divorce laws if you are searching for Arizona laws about child custody or parenting time.

Arizona Family Support Laws and Statutes

Chapter five of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes covers the topics of child support, medical support for children, enforcement of spousal maintenance, and child support arrest warrants. The statutes start at Arizona Revised Statute section 25-501 and end at 25-685. You will want to review these laws if you are searching for Arizona divorce laws about child support or enforcement of child support or spousal maintenance orders.

Arizona Covenant Marriage Laws and Statutes

Chapter seven of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes covers the topics of a covenant marriage in Arizona. The statutes begin at Arizona Revised Statute Section 25-901 and end at 25-906. You should read these Arizona divorce laws if you are considering entering into a covenant marriage in Arizona or are seeking a divorce in a covenant marriage.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Laws and Statutes

Chapter eight of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statute covers the topics of the Uniform Child Custody

Arizona Divorce Laws.

Arizona Divorce Laws.

Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. The UCCJEA addresses an Arizona court’s authority to enter child custody orders in Arizona or to enforce a child custody order issued in another state. The statutes begin at Arizona Revised Statute section 25-1001 and end at 25-1067.

You will want to read these Arizona divorce laws if you want to learn about the requirements for an Arizona court to either issue or modify a child custody order. You also need to read these statutes if you want to enforce a child custody order from another state. The laws also cover how you register another state’s child custody order in Arizona.

Uniform Interstate Family Support Act Laws and Statutes

Chapter nine of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes covers the topics of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. The UIFSA addresses an Arizona court’s authority to enter child support or spousal maintenance orders in Arizona or to enforce a child support or spousal maintenance order issued in another state. The statutes begin at Arizona Revised Statute section 25-1201 and end at 25-1362.

You will want to read these Arizona divorce laws if you want to learn about the requirements for an Arizona court to either issue or modify a child support or spousal maintenance order. You also need to review these laws if you want to enforce a child support or spousal maintenance order from another state. The statutes also cover how you register another state’s child support or spousal maintenance order in Arizona.

The legitimacy of Children Laws and Statutes

Chapter ten of title twenty-five of the Arizona Revised Statutes covers the topic of the legitimacy of children born outside of wedlock in Arizona. The only statute in this chapter is 25-1401 is the only law in this section. The statute contains Arizona Paternity law that every child is the legitimate child of his or her natural parents regardless whether the child’s parents were or were not married to each other.

If you have a question about divorce in Arizona, please call to speak to one of our experienced Scottsdale and Phoenix Arizona divorce attorneys at (480)305-8300.