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Effect of Sharing Living Expenses on Alimony in Arizona

Posted on : October 10, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Living Together and Spousal Maintenance

Effect of Sharing Living Expenses on Alimony in Arizona The Arizona Court of Appeals issued a decision regarding living together and spousal maintenance in Van Dyke v. Steinle regarding whether a former spouse’s cohabitation with another person provides a basis to modify or terminate an Arizona spousal maintenance award. The facts of the case were […]

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Nontestamentary Dispositions of Assets in an Arizona Probate

Posted on : August 10, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Nontestamentary Dispositions of Assets in an Arizona Probate

Nontestamentary Disposition of Assets in an Arizona Probate In Arizona, a surviving spouse is entitled to a statutory allowance from the other spouse’s estate. Sometimes the estate doesn’t have enough assets to pay that allowance. Arizona law gave the probate court authority to take the decedent’s life insurance policy proceeds to pay that allowance. This […]

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Are Prenuptial Agreements Regarding Alimony Enforceable in Arizona

Posted on : August 9, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Are Prenuptial Agreements Regarding Alimony Enforceable in Arizona

Are Prenuptial Agreements Regarding Alimony Enforceable in Arizona In Arizona, it had long been the rule that agreements made before marriage affecting spousal maintenance are against public policy. However, over time, women gained more rights and the legislature changed spousal maintenance laws in Arizona. The courts began to take a different view of these prenuptial […]

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