Each state has its own law concerning divorce. In Arizona, state law allows for couples to file for a divorce if the marriage is “irretrievably broken.” This generally occurs when there is no reasonable chance that the spouses will reconcile the marriage.

Neither spouse has to allege the other one is at fault

Under Arizona divorce law, neither spouse has to allege that his or her counterpart is at fault for the breakdown of the marriage. Instead, a spouse only needs to claim that the marriage is irretrievably broken and that he or she is not interested in reconciling the marriage.

Arizona is commonly referred to a no-fault divorce state. Neither party is required to allege or prove that the other party is responsible for the divorce. However, the dissolution of a covenant marriage is different. To learn more, read our article, Do You Have a Good Enough Reason to File for Divorce in Arizona?

An experienced Phoenix divorce attorney can help guide you through the process

No matter the reasons for the divorce, it can be an emotional process and have lasting effects on you and your children. An experienced Phoenix divorce attorney can help guide you through the potentially tumultuous process.

If you are considering divorce, you should contact one of our Phoenix divorce attorneys at the law firm of Curry, Pearson & Wooten at (602) 258-1000 or (888) 9AZLAWCOM (888-929-5292). There is no charge for the initial consultation.

Contact us today to order a free copy of the book, Arizona Family Law: How to Handle Tough Issues in Tough Times.
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