Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Arizona, this guide provides answers to more than 350 queries such as What is the mediation process in Arizona and is it required? How quickly can one get a divorce? Who decides who gets the cars, the pets, and the house? What actions might influence child custody? How are bills divided and paid during the divorce? How much will a divorce cost? and Will a spouse have to pay some or all attorney fees? Structured in a question-and-answer format, this divorce handbook provides clear and concise responses to help build confidence and give the peace of mind needed to meet the challenges of a divorce proceeding.
About the Author
Marlene A. Pontrelli is a certified specialist in family law. Her practice focuses on all aspects of family law including dissolution, postdissolution, paternity, child custody, and child support matters. A frequent lecturer in the area of family law, she has conducted numerous seminars throughout the country. She is a member of the State Bar’s Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee and is a judge pro tem for the Superior Court of Maricopa County in both family law and civil matters. Robert L. Schwartz has been practicing law for over 40 years, specializing in family law. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and past president of the Arizona chapter. He serves as a judge pro tem for the Superior Court of Maricopa County in family court matters. He is a certified family law specialist by the State Bar of Arizona, a frequent lecturer on family law and related matters, and a former member of the State Bar Family Law Advisory Commission. They both live in Phoenix.