Without a prenuptial agreement in place, property and assets that have been acquired during a marriage are split evenly between the two spouses in Arizona in the case of a divorce. Couples in Arizona will occasionally sign a prenuptial agreement to identify which property is owned by whom before a marriage and to keep certain property as separate in a marriage.
Yazmin Maribel Bautista, of Phoenix, is locked into a bitter child custody battle with her ex-husband Sadiq Jaffar Al-Saffar in a foreign country, but the woman claims that she has already been granted sole custody of their 5-year-old daughter in an Arizona Superior Court. The mother traveled to the country of Bahrain last year so that her daughter could visit her father, but a judge in the small Middle Eastern country has ruled that the child must stay with her father and that she cannot go back to the United States with her mother.
The process of divorce can be a painful and emotional experience for many people. And unfortunately not everybody has supportive family members or friends when splitting up from a partner. A Phoenix family law attorney can often be a big help during the legal procedure of divorce and can even provide tips and solutions of how to deal with the emotional pain of a divorce or separation.