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Those going through divorce need support

The breakup of a marriage is a an emotional event that can have psychological impacts, ranging from relief to severe depression. However, the latter seems to be more common. Recent studies involving recent divorces in Arizona and the United States have shown that the emotional and psychological effects of divorce are not unlike the effects of some diseases. Those going through a divorce can experience just as much pain as someone suffering from a physical affliction. They also need just as much help and support in order to recover.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan's divorce could be complicated

When couples in Arizona decide to end a marriage, things can get messy rather quickly. The word divorce in itself is enough to bring about a myriad of mixed emotions. Its common knowledge that people will change over time, and marriages have to adapt or the marriage will be doomed to fail. A high-profile celebrity couple recently made headlines as they announced their separation.

Divorce: How to help children cope

For Arizona parents who decide to end a marriage, the emotional well-being of the children is a top priority. Divorce can be an extremely emotional and challenging experience, especially for children caught in the middle. This situation can be difficult for children to understand, and they may place blame on themselves.

Planning for retirement amid late-life divorce

Its no secret that the end of a marriage can have drastic effects on finances. Arizona citizens that divorce later in life may have questions about retirement and what will happen to the money they've been saving for the majority of their adult lives. The following tips can help late-life divorcees boost their savings for the retirement that is nearing on their horizon.

High-profile couple settles lengthy divorce

For couples in Arizona and elsewhere, the end of a marriage is a life-altering experience that can quickly become stressful, traumatic and definitely expensive. When a celebrity couple decides to divorce, it can quickly turn complicated due to the division of multiple properties and other aspects non-celebrities generally don't face, such as royalty rights. However, like all divorces, celebrity divorces are sometimes settled quickly, allowing both parties to move on.

New decision from Division One Court of Appeals stands to have substantial impact of Arizona's legal decision-making laws

The Court concludes that "final decision-making authority" is the same as sole legal decision-making and that a Trial Court cannot make a determination for the parents regarding school choice. In such circumstance, parents with joint legal decision-making must mutually make such decision or Petition the Court for determination of which parent shall be designated with sole legal decision-making on the issue of education and once such determination is made, the parent designated with sole legal decision-making on education can unilaterally make the decision of school choice. No. 1 CA-CV 17-0069 FC

Financial tips for those considering late-life divorce

In the event of a separation, common stereotypes paint a picture of middle-aged spouses at odds with each other. These days, however, more and more people are divorcing later in life. According to recent statistics, the divorce rate for adults over the age of 50 has doubled in the last 25 years. Known as "gray divorce," a special set of challenges await those who end a marriage later in life. The following tips can help those currently facing this situation in Arizona to better prepare themselves financially.

New tax changes could ignite alimony battles during divorce

Most people know that ending a marriage can be an expensive process. However, tax reform could make divorce even more expensive in Arizona and across the country. The new tax laws have to do with alimony payments. Alimony, often called spousal support, is a court-ordered payment from a higher-earning spouse to a dependent spouse following a divorce. A change in the way alimony is taxed could make divorce negotiations more challenging.

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