How is a Business Divided in an Arizona Divorce?


The Arizona Court of Appeals in the case of McCune v. McCune addressed, among other issues, whether a judge should grant a spouse a judgment for his or her community property interest in the other spouse’s business or, instead, should the court just divide the stocks between the parties.
How is a Business Divided in an Arizona Divorce
Although there could be situations that justify a different result, most judges favor as clean a division of property as possible to eliminate any business, personal, or legal ties that can lead to future conflict. As a result, most judges favor awarding all of the stock of a business to one spouse and compensating the other spouse for his or her interest in that business through the division of the parties’ remaining property or entry of judgment.

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