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The 10 Documents You Need to Gather to Prepare For a Divorce

The 10 Documents You Need to Gather to Prepare For a Divorce Prepare For a Divorce. When someone is considering ending a marriage, they often start by gathering the information they think they need… Even with the best of intentions, most people don’t get the things they will actually need to provide to either their […]

Benefits, Are They Community Property?

Benefits, Are They Community Property? Arizona Community Property. If you or your spouse are a retired service member that is divorced or divorcing, I have some news for you: in Arizona, the benefits that are received for military retirement can, and likely will be divided, in part, between you and your (soon-to-be) former spouse.  That […]

Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay

Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay Retirement and Disability Pay. Most people who served or are/were married to someone who served, have heard that you either draw Military Retirement Benefit or VA Disability Compensation. The basic principle behind this is that you cannot double-dip from both money pots. As such, especially in light of the fact […]

Howell Decision

Howell Decision Howell v. Howell. On Monday, May 17th, 2017, The United States Supreme Court ruled on the case Howell v. Howell, a case The Law Office of Matthew Randle has been following closely and wrote about earlier. The case was based on Mr. Howell and Mrs. Howell’s 1991 divorce. The couple was litigating their […]

Absent Parents

Absent Parents Absent Parents. Sadly, many single parents or other family members are raising children without the help of one or both biological parents. Often a non-biological parent is filling the role of an absentee biological parent but cannot legally make decisions or choices because they aren’t the biological parent. Despite the prolonged absence, complete lack […]

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