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.
Not all spouses are willing to agree to a divorce. This does not mean you cannot proceed without their consent or signature. The following offers an overview of divorce without spousal consent in Arizona.
The legal term for divorce in Arizona is a dissolution of marriage. Arizona is a no-fault divorce state, meaning spouses do not need to state specific reasons or grounds when requesting a dissolution of marriage.