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Financial security is a major concerns for divorcees

One of the unfortunate outcomes of an Arizona divorce is that one or both of the spouses may be less financially stable afterward. As a result, couples are increasingly looking for more financial security in the divorce process in addition to more collaborative solutions to property division.

Changing roles in marriage can cause divorce, study finds

Some marriages in Arizona may start with each person being on equal footing. Others may begin in a more traditional manner, where the husband is in charge of finances and earning money while the wife stays home with the children or has a job that pays less money. According to researchers in Sweden, if there is a change in the career trajectory of the wife in the latter scenario that leads to her earning as much or more money than her husband, that marriage could be more likely to end in divorce than one in which both people were equal from the start.

Making financial plans for a divorce

People in Arizona may want to make some financial preparations before they file for divorce. This may be particularly true if they are not very involved in the household finances. A first necessary step might be gathering as many financial documents as possible and making copies of them. If the divorce becomes acrimonious later, it might be difficult to get these from the other spouse.

Housework and divorce

Arizona couples who routinely argue over housework issues may be interested to know that such arguments can result in a divorce. This is according to a study conducted by Harvard Business School.

Common pitfalls to avoid when dividing a retirement account

Arizona couples who are getting a divorce might find themselves in conflict over a retirement account. According to a 2016 survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, this is the second most common source of conflict in a divorce after alimony and just before business interests.

Divorce and the protection of finances

Before tying the knot, marriage-bound Arizona residents should think about protecting their assets. While it may seem very cynical to make plans for what could happen during a divorce, having the proper safeguards in place is often a wise move.

Tips for dealing with finances when divorcing later in life

Divorce has been on the rise over the past 25 years for people older than 50. This can mean certain financial concerns for people who divorce as they are approaching retirement. However, people in Arizona may be able to protect themselves financially by taking these steps.

Collaboration can make divorce easier for kids

Arizona parents headed for divorce can avoid ugly courtroom battles if they are focused and make use of available resources. In the midst of an emotional split, the temptation looms large to use the legal system as a vehicle for revenge, but doing so can put children in the middle, which is something most people agree is an unwanted outcome. If parents work together and keep children's best interests at heart, a great deal of time, money and acrimony can be saved.

Cutting out contempt can help stave off divorce

Many couples in Arizona have wondered what leads spouses to divorce. This question has been studied by marriage expert and writer Dr. John Gottman, among others. When Gottman examined marriages to determine why some last and others come to an end, he noted a few distinct problems in communication that can be dangerous.

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