Jurisdiction: Are you Eligible for the “Big Game”?

Jurisdiction: Are you Eligible for the “Big Game”?

What are the Requirements to File for a Divorce in Arizona? 

There are three requirements to file for divorce in Arizona.

  1. One party must have been domiciled (lived) in Arizona for at least 90 days at the time the divorce was filed. If one party was stationed here in the military, that party must have been stationed in Arizona for 90 days.
  2. Conciliation has been attempted and not worked or has not been attempted and will not work.
  3. The marriage is irretrievably broken. The marriage is not a covenant marriage, as designated on your marriage certificate, or if it is a covenant marriage, the requirements have been met. Very few marriages are covenant and you would know if yours was a covenant marriage. See questions at the end of Chapter 1.
Next: What to Expect During the Game and an Overview of Arizona Law

Arizona is one of ten community property states in the U.S. All property acquired during marriage until the time one party is served with the divorce paperwork is presumed to be community property. All property acquired before marriage or after service of the dissolution paperwork is presumed to be separate property. All property acquired by...

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