How Basketball Brought My Wife and Me Together
One evening back in the ’90s, I was sitting around watching the Chicago Bulls on TV with a few of my buddies at BYU. Like pretty much every other sports fan at the time, I idolized Michael Jordan and loved watching the Bulls wipe the floor with whichever poor team found themselves on the other […]
March 2018 Newsletter
When You Get the Worst News of Your Life Working as a family and divorce lawyer, I see a variety of clients going through intensely difficult situations. For a few of them, it seems as if life as they know it is over. I sympathize with these clients deeply. I know it’s not easy […]
How to Select the Right Family Law Attorney
WHEN HIRING YOUR FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY MAKE SURE TO KICK THE TIRES FIRST. I admit one of the things I dislike most in life is shopping. I’m just not really all that patient and as a result, I have been prone to make rash decisions in the past just to get the whole shopping experience […]
Febuary 2018 Newsletter
How Basketball Brought My Wife and Me Together One evening back in the ’90s, I was sitting around watching the Chicago Bulls on TV with a few of my buddies at BYU. Like pretty much every other sports fan at the time, I idolized Michael Jordan and loved watching the Bulls wipe the floor […]
What are the Requirements for a Divorce in Arizona
What are the Requirements for a Divorce in Arizona? I often tell my new clients that one of the unfortunate aspects of practicing family law is that I get to meet a lot of really wonderful people in some of the worst and darkest times of their lives. After all, people do not generally get […]
DOES IS MATTER WHY I WANT TO GET DIVORCED
DOES IS MATTER WHY I WANT TO GET DIVORCED? Over the years I have consulted with hundreds and hundreds of people about divorce. In nearly every divorce consult I do I explain that in the typical Arizona divorce there are usually three or four primary issues the family court must address, one of which is […]
Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer
An Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer deals with an area of law that is not only complex on both a state and federal level but is also constantly changing. The appellate courts are always hearing criminal appeals out of lower courts, and as such are always interpreting the law in different ways based on new issues […]
What is the Preliminary Injunction in my Arizona Divorce Case?
One of the more common concerns I encounter with new or prospective divorce clients is a real fear that their soon to be ex-spouse will dispose of community assets before the court has a chance to divide the property. Arizona is a community property state. In general, this means that any asset that you and […]
Does the Economy Influence Arizona Divorce Rates?
There are many reasons couples decide to get divorced. Over the years as a practicing family law attorney I have heard just about every explanation there is for seeking a divorce. One fairly common reason couples often cite for seeking a divorce is financial strain. There can be no dispute that we live in financially […]
Why Do I Need A Lawyer for My Uncontested Divorce?
I frequently provide a free thirty minute consultation to individuals who are contemplating getting a divorce in Mesa AZ. Many of my consultations involve individuals who believe their spouse will agree on everthing and that the divorce will be uncontested. Most people who think their case will be uncontested usually ask the question “do I […]