An uncontested divorce in Arizona is a divorce that has no outstanding issues or disagreements that require court intervention and resolution. The spouses both agree to the divorce and all significant divorce-related matters, or one spouse fails to make an appearance and contest the divorce action.
Many spouses wish to return to a former name after a divorce. While this seems a minor detail in the midst of a more extensive matter, a name change can be included in a divorce.
Legal separation and divorce have much in common. The proceedings are similar and include the same final orders as divorce, including, but not limited to:Property division; Child custody and visitation; Child support; and Spousal support or alimony.
Prenuptial agreements are beneficial to many couples entering a marriage. These contracts establish each partner’s property rights and financial responsibilities during marriage and in the event of a divorce or death.