Divorce in Arizona
A divorce is a legal action to end a marriage and in Arizona it is called ‘Dissolution of Marriage‘. Only a court of law can legally end a marriage in Arizona but it is recommended to work with a lawyer and your spouse to settle the different terms of the divorce.
Listed below are the case progression levels found in the standard case involving Divorce in Arizona. These are itemized in chronological order, and some will not apply to your individual case. Whether or not the individual case progression level applies to your case will depend on actions taken by your spouse during the divorce proceedings.
The case progression levels provide an overall view of the Arizona divorce process. It is always advisable to contact us or call The Cantor Law Group at (602) 254-8880 immediately, so we can meet with you in our offices. As always, this is a free initial consultation designed to provide helpful information to your individual situation.
Divorce Case Progression Levels
- Legal Separation
- Dissolution of Marriage/Divorce
- Dissolution Petition
- Preliminary Injunction
- Temporary Orders
- Summons to Court/Service of Process
- Default Judgment
- The Discovery Process
- Spousal Maintenance/Alimony
- Community Property/Property Division
- Request for Reconciliation
- Child Custody
- Marital Settlement Agreement/Consent Decree
- Decree of Dissolution/Final Judgment