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FOR CLERK'S USE ONLY (A) Name of Person Filing: Mailing Address: City, State, Zip Code: Phone Number(s): ATLAS Number (If Applicable): State Bar Number (If Applicable): Self Without a Lawyer Representing: Petitioner OR Respondent Attorney for SUPERIOR COURT OF ARIZONA IN MOHAVE COUNTY _____________________________________ (B) (Name of Petitioner) (C) Case Number:____________________________ _____________________________________ (B) (Name of Respondent) DECREE OF LEGAL SEPARATION FOR A NON-COVENANT MARRIAGE WITH MINOR CHILDREN By Consent (Pg. 11) By Default After Trial (D) THE COURT FINDS: 1. This case has come before this court for a final Decree of Legal Separation. The court has taken all testimony needed to enter a Decree, or the court has determined testimony is not needed to enter the Decree. This court has jurisdiction over the parties under the law and the provisions of this Decree are fair and reasonable under the circumstances, and are in the best interests of the minor child(ren) as to legal decision making, parenting time and support. SERVICE BY PUBLICATION: If Respondent was served by publication and was not personally served, this court cannot make a legal order, with respect to issues of child support, medical and dental insurance, payments, expenses for the minor child(ren), community property or debt, or spousal maintenance/support. The court reserves jurisdiction until personal service is made upon respondent to consider the maintenance/support of either spouse, the disposition of community property or debts, child support, and any other relief requested in the Petition or orders deemed necessary by the court. 2. 3. 4. The Court finds that: a. b. c. Residency Requirement: At the time this action was filed, the Petitioner or the Respondent lived in Arizona, or had lived in Arizona while a member of the United States Armed Forces. Conciliation Court: The provisions relating to the Conciliation Court either do not apply or have been met. This is not a covenant marriage. Irretrievably Broken or Separate and Apart: The marriage is irretrievably broken or the parties desire to live separate and apart. The Respondent has not objected to a Decree of Legal Separation. Legal Decision Making, Support, Spousal Maintenance/Support, Division of Property and Debt: Where it has the legal power and where it is applicable to the facts of this case, this court has considered, approved, and made Orders relating to issues of legal decision making, parenting time (visitation), child support, spousal maintenance/support (alimony), and the division of property and/or debts. d. Revised: 1/1/2013 Page 1 of 12 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Case No.______________________________ e. Community Property and Debt: The parties did not acquire any community property or debt during the marriage, OR There IS an agreement as to division of community property and debt, all community property and debt is divided pursuant to this Decree. There is NO agreement as to division of community property and debt, but all community property and debt is divided pursuant to this Decree. Pregnancy and Paternity: Wife is not pregnant, OR Wife is pregnant, and the husband IS OR IS NOT the father of the child. The husband is the father of these children born to the parties before the marriage: Names(s) ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ g. Date(s) of Birth __________________ __________________ __________________ f. Spousal Maintenance/Support (Alimony). The Petitioner, OR The Respondent lacks enough property, including property given to him or her as part of this separation, to provide for his or her reasonable needs, and is unable to support himself or herself through an appropriate job, or he or she is providing the primary care to a child(ren) of young age or is of a condition that they should not be required to look for work outside the home, or lacks earning ability necessary to support himself or herself, or contributed significantly to the educational opportunities of the other spouse, or had a marriage that lasted a long time and is of an age that may severely limit the possibility of getting a job to support himself or herself. Parent Information Program. has attended the Parent Information Program class as evidenced by the 1. Petitioner "Certificate of Completion" in the court file, OR has not attended the Parent Information Program class and shall be Petitioner denied any requested relief to enforce or modify this decree until petitioner has completed the class. 2. Respondent has attended the Parent Information Program class as evidenced by the "Certificate of Completion" in the court file, OR has not attended the Parent Information Program class and shall be Respondent denied any requested relief to enforce or modify this decree until respondent has completed the class. h. i. Deviation from Child Support. The court, having considered the best interests of the minor child(ren), deviates from the guidelines for the following reasons: Application of the guidelines is inappropriate Application of the guidelines is unjust The court makes the following finding regarding the deviation: The child support order would have been $____________________ The child support order after deviation is $____________________ j. Ability to Pay Child Support: The court finds that the person responsible for paying child support has the ability to pay child support: In the amount entered on Line 34 of the Worksheet for $ Revised: 1/1/2013 Page 2 of 12 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Case No.______________________________ In an adjusted amount calculated using the self-support reserve on line 35 of the Worksheet for $ k. . Legal Decision Making of Minor Child(ren). (Check/complete only if legal decision making is not contested or joint legal decision making is ordered.) The legal decision making order or agreement is in the best interests of the minor child(ren) for the following reasons: (List the reasons.) REASONS: __________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ l. Supervised or No Parenting Time: (Check and complete only if supervised or no visitation is ordered.) Supervised Parenting Time between the minor children and respondent, OR pe