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What Are the Statutory Grounds for an Order of Legal Separation in an Arizona Covenant Marriage?

The applicable Arizona statute lists seven (7) bases for granting an order of legal separation to a covenant marriage. See Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 25-904. The first basis listed by the statute is the adultery of the respondent to the request for a decree of dissolution. § 25-904(1). It is important to note that …

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Are Common Law Marriages Recognized in Arizona?

As a general rule, Arizona will not allow a common law marriage to be formed within the state. In fact, only a small handful of United States jurisdictions allow the formation of or recognize some form common law marriage, including: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina (for couples residing together …

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What Are the Legal Grounds for a Divorce in an Arizona Covenant Marriage?

The applicable Arizona statute lists eight (8) bases for granting a decree of dissolution (divorce) to a covenant marriage. See Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 25-903. The first basis listed by the statute is the adultery of the respondent to the request for a decree of dissolution. § 25-903(1). It is important to note that …

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