After a party is served with the dissolution or legal separation documents, there are new rules that must be followed by you and your spouse. These rules are explained in the Preliminary Injunction (A.R.S. §25-315(A)) initially filed and served upon a party. These rules are mandated for every party going through the process of dissolution or legal separation. It is crucial to follow these rules! To comply with the preliminary injunction, you shall not do any of the following:
If this occurs, both parties shall attempt to gain the insurance lost. If it is economically not feasible and COBRA, for example, is too expensive for your family budget, then the court is likely to understand why you no longer have that type of insurance.
After the petition is served, each spouse is entitled to his or her own income. This income may be subject to child support and/or spousal maintenance that can be retroactive to the service or the separation date. Also, each party is responsible for his or her own debt incurred after that service date. Until the...Read More >