Tag Archives: Spouses

Divorce and Subpoenaing Your Spouse’s Records

By: Curtis Wiberg During a divorce proceeding, or in a post-decree modification proceeding, issues related to a spouse’s income or assets are often disputed, especially when one spouse suspects the other spouse is hiding income or assets from them. Typically, … Continue reading

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Spouses Need to Think Carefully About When to Take Social Security Benefits

When a person decides to take Social Security is important as it determines the amount of benefit to be received. Social Security benefits are maximized if the person waits until they are 70. A spouse is usually entitled to an… … Continue reading

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Survivor Elections and Reduction of a Spouse’s Share of Military Retirement in an Arizona Divorce

Can a Military Spouse Protect Against a Reduction in Military Retirement Benefits A person in the military may earn a military retirement that may be divided between spouses in a divorce in Arizona. The question is can a military spouse … Continue reading

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Life Insurance And Spouses

Are spouses entitled to life insurance benefits?  That is a normal question in a lot of life insurance cases.  Here is some law in that regard. One spouse can designate his or her estate as the beneficiary of the policy, … Continue reading

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How Your Spouse’s Bad Credit Can Affect You

You’re probably aware that your credit score is an assessment of the risk in making a loan to you. This score is based on your ability to repay debt. But what happens when you marry someone with bad credit or … Continue reading

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