What is Equitable Division?

The process of getting a divorce can bring out many challenges that the two parties involved may have not considered.  One such consideration is the division of property and assets.  It is important to know your state’s laws and definition of community and separate property.  The statutes in the state of Arizona do not clearly […]

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Collaborative Divorce

Going through a divorce procedure can be devastating for both parties involved, especially if there is a great amount of animosity between the two.  Many couples seeking a divorce are not aware of, nor do they understand, the options available for them.  Getting a peaceful divorce can be obtained with a Collaborative Divorce, which is a […]

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What Happens when my ex doesn’t follow our custody agreement?

Having a custody agreement finalized by a custody lawyer Scottsdale AZ is great, but you still have to worry about whether your ex will even comply or cooperate with it. What happens in this kind of situation? What can be done to get my ex to follow the agreement? There are a variety of ways […]

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Holiday FAQ’s Children Going Through Divorce

How children react to divorce depends on their age, personality, and the reasons surrounding the separation and divorce. In divorce, it is more important than ever for each parent to be mindful of their children’s emotional well-being.  Children may feel torn between their parents’ two distinctly different worlds.  Parents should make sure the kids don’t […]

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Default Divorce: What is it?

Default Divorce: What is it? When a divorce is in default, it means one party is not participating. The court grants the requests of the filing part by default since no one has stepped forward to dispute it or to make adjustments.  A default divorce can be petitioned for if the defendant (partner being served […]

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Vaccinations for Children: Who Decides After Divorce?

Going through a divorce can be a time of great stress and frustration, especially during a pandemic. If there are children involved, things can become even more complicated and stressful. If you’re going through a divorce and you and your ex-spouse-to-be are unable to agree on whether or not your children should be vaccinated against COVID-19, […]

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I Lost My Job, Can I Modify Child Support Payments?

Scottsdale family law attorney, Fruchtman Law Firm discusses the title question.  Is there anything that can legally be done in such an instance?  What are the first steps I must take?  We will present answers to these questions in this concise blog.  I Lost My Job: Can I Modify Child Support Payments? The answer to […]

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Arizona Parenting Plans

A parenting plan lists how divorced parents share the responsibilities and rights for reading their children. In addition, this document explains who is responsible for the legal-decision making for the child, a parenting schedule, and sets guidelines for communication and dispute resolution. When setting up a parenting plan in Arizona, reach out to your Scottsdale […]

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Is Divorce Mediation right for us?

When a couple decides to divorce, they face an entirely new world of emotions and legal complications. One way for couples to navigate this process is by divorce mediation. Let’s look at what divorce mediation is and how it can help divorcing couples get through the process more smoothly. At Fruchtman Law Firm, we see […]

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Differences between Legal Separation and Divorce in Arizona

At Fruchtman Law Firm, we help with both legal separation and divorces. The processes of legal separation and divorce are very similar in the state of Arizona. Both approaches mean the divorcing couple must agree on living arrangements, finances, debts, insurance issues, and child custody issues. Both processes will fill out similar sets of documents […]

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