How Pregnancy Can Hinder the Results of Your Divorce

The divorce process is typically much more straightforward for couples without children than it is for parents. But what about parents-to-be? When one spouse is pregnant, the pregnancy does affect their divorce – sometimes, making it unrealistic for the couple to divorce until the baby is born. If the pregnancy resulted from the affair you are citing as your grounds …

Most Common Factors Contributing to Fatal Car Accidents in Mesa

The state of Arizona witnessed 856 fatal car accidents in the year 2016, a number that resulted in the deaths of 952 people, and calculates to the death of approximately 2.61 persons per day. This high rate of death and the frequency of fatal car accidents in our state are unacceptable, and facts that our Mesa car accident attorneys at …

5 Valid Reasons Couples in Mesa Get Divorced

If you are considering getting a divorce in Mesa, AZ, you are certainly not alone. In fact, according to a recent study, Mesa has the 13th fastest growing population of divorcees in the entire country, many of whom work with the help of a Mesa divorce attorney. In 1970, only 3.5 percent of the people in Mesa were divorced. As …

Social Media Dos and Don’ts During a Marriage

The rise of social media changed how we interact with each other and the world. Today, marriages have to manage the role social media will play in their lives, and depending on how couples approach social media, it has the capacity to strengthen martial bonds or even drive couples toward divorce. To protect your marriage from a social media-related divorce, consider …

New Arizona Child Support Guidelines: What You Need to Know

Effective April 1, 2018, Arizona adopted new child support guidelines designed to ensure each parent contributes a proportional share toward their child’s total support. The goals of these guidelines include complying with state and federal law, providing guidance to courts and parents, and establishing reasonable, consistent standards of support. The guidelines apply to all natural and adopted children, whether born …

What Factors Determine Personal Injury Compensation?

A personal injury compensation claim involves any accident in which you sustain injuries and for which you are not responsible. The injury may be physical, emotional, or financial. Applicable accidents include car accidents, slip and fall accidents, dog bites, workplace injuries, and negligence claims. These are commonly referred to as damages, as the term encompasses the wide variety of ways …

Arizona DUIs and Ignition Interlock Device FAQ

For the past three decades, every state in America worked to address and strengthen their DUI laws (including replacing the old DWI with the more accurate, inclusive DUI). Arizona in particular enacted a variety of strict penalties against drivers convicted of DUI, even on first offenses, which include an ignition interlock device   One of these penalties is the ignition …