Divorce Mediation

Discovery of Non-Disclosed Assets After Divorce

Discovery of Non-Disclosed Assets After Divorce

If there is one thing that is never easy in divorce, it is financial discussions. These conversations about the division of assets and debts can be fraught with things like anger, blame, fear, secrecy, and more. Even spouses that are amicably divorcing may fear their spouse has hidden assets, despite being legally required to disclose…

How Cryptocurrency is Handled in Divorce

How Cryptocurrency is Handled in Divorce

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that is a part of a decentralized network not governed or set by a government or central authority. A few years ago, cryptocurrency was not nearly as common as it is now. More and more people are investing in cryptocurrency and, while it is considered an asset, it can be…

Understanding Dissipation or Waste Claims in Divorce

Understanding Dissipation or Waste Claims in Divorce

Determining the division of assets in a divorce is difficult and stressful enough, but it is made much more so when one or both spouses dissipates marital assets. Dissipation of marital assets occurs when a spouse transfers community property in an effort to avoid equitable distribution during divorce. Examples of community property assets include physical…

Situational Mediation for Addiction Intervention

Situational Mediation for Addiction Intervention

Addiction is a major problem in the United States and no matter what someone is addicted to, it tends to permeate families and societies in a detrimental way. Addiction tends to fall into two categories: chemical and behavioral. Though when many people think of “harmful” addiction they think of things like drugs and alcohol, addiction…

3 Reasons to Choose Divorce Mediation Over Litigation

Every divorce is different – some have more conflict than others – but even in tense situations, divorce mediation is often preferable to going to court. Choosing meditation does not mean you are giving up too much control to your spouse or compromising on what is fair, it is a way to complete the divorce…

5 Reasons to Consider Online Mediated Divorce

Once you have decided that you want a divorce from your spouse, the next thing you need to do is determine how you want to complete the divorce process. Some people may not even know there is an alternative to a lengthy courtroom battle that is expensive and filled with tension. Not only can you…

The Importance of Grieving in Divorce

The Importance of Grieving in Divorce

Grief is a natural part of life, unfortunately, but we typically don’t choose things that bring us grief if at all avoidable. But, in the case of marriage, sometimes despite causing potential grief to yourself and family, divorce may be the best or only option. Even if you truly want a divorce, there is a…

Should You Legally Separate Before Divorce?

Should You Legally Separate Before Divorce?

When you have been considering ending your marriage, there may be various reasons holding you back from actually filing for divorce. Divorce is a long, draining, and costly undertaking but if you need to legally define upper relationship and/or family responsibilities, financial obligations, etc. in the interim – for however long that might be –…

Who Gets the Life Insurance in Divorce?

Who Gets the Life Insurance in Divorce?

There are so many things to think about when getting a divorce. With so many assets to divide it can to overlook life insurance, but it is important to know what is going to happen with your life insurance and/or your spouses life insurance policy after divorce. These specific type of life insurance, where you…

Dissolution of Marriage and Divorce Document Preparation Service

Dissolution of Marriage and Divorce Document Preparation Service

Not all divorces need to be tense, emotionally draining, and expensive.  A dissolution of marriage can be obtained when a divorce is uncontested and both spouses agree on how they will divide their property and debts.  When this is the case, you still need to submit paperwork and go through the court system to obtain…

Divorce in a Covenant Marriage

Divorce in a Covenant Marriage

If you live in Arizona, you may not even be aware that you live in one of only 3 states that allow covenant marriages.  Unfamiliar with what a covenant marriage is? Don’t worry, you are not alone.  According to the Arizona Supreme Court, a covenant marriage is defined as, “To enter into a covenant marriage,…

Does Adultery Impact Spousal Maintenance?

Does Adultery Impact Spousal Maintenance?

People divorce for a multitude of reasons but one of the most common reasons is infidelity.  Finding out that your spouse has cheated elicits a lot of emotions including sadness, anger/rage, betrayal, jealousy, and more. Whether it happened long ago or recently, and regardless of your reaction, it is very common for the wronged spouse…