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How To Go Through The Arizona Divorce Process: 7 Steps You’ll Probably Take

Divorce is a complicated and emotionally challenging time for everyone involved. The Arizona divorce process is clear and straightforward, but as with any other process that involves people, issues can arise. Here are seven steps you’ll likely need to take to navigate the Arizona divorce process. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a family law attorney about your unique situation. Step 1: Understand Arizona divorce laws There are typically two types of divorce: contested (more common) and uncontested divorces. In some cases, both spouses agree that the marriage should end. If both people agree on the terms of the divorce and how to divide their possessions, such that…

Your Guide To The Arizona Child Support Calculator In 2019

Whether your family is just beginning the process of divorce or you are looking to make changes to your parenting time or child support plan, it’s important to know what to expect. The Arizona child support calculator is a valuable tool that can help you better understand what you might receive (or what your responsibility might be). How do courts determine Arizona child support? Child support calculations can get tricky, taking into account more than just each parent’s income. The goals of these guidelines, however, are simple. The Arizona child support guidelines: - Provide guidance in terms of reasonable child support amounts that are in line with both the needs of the child (including those with special needs) and a…

What Can Lead To A Breach Of Employment Contract In Arizona?

In Arizona, most employees at private organizations are “at will” employees. They can quit at any time—or be laid off at any time. But some people have an employment contract that outlines the terms of their employment and under what circumstances their employment can end. If either the employee or the employer violates the terms of this contract, there may be a case for a breach of employment contract. Here's what you should know. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a Phoenix employment contract lawyer about your unique situation. What are the most common types of employment contracts? Most Arizona employees in private organizations are “at will” employees.…

5 Things You’ll Need To Meet Arizona LLC Requirements

5 Things You'll Need To Meet Arizona LLC Requirements | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Setting up a new LLC can seem daunting, and Arizona LLC requirements can be confusing. If you are just getting started, here are five things you’ll need to meet Arizona LLC requirements. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled in business and civil law about your unique situation. Who can file for an Arizona LLC? An Arizona LLC gives you some of the benefits of a corporation and keeps your business owners’ personal liability to a minimum. You can file to register as an LLC if you do business by yourself or if you run your business with other people. An LLC can contain just one…

Arizona Formal Probate: Your Guide To The Informal Vs. Formal Process

Arizona Formal Probate: Your Guide To The Informal Vs. Formal Process | ARTEMiS Law Firm
If you are exploring probate options to minimize the tax burden on your heirs and to simplify the process of distributing your assets, understanding Arizona probate law is important. Here’s what you need to know about informal and formal probate Arizona rules. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled at estate planning about your unique situation. When is probate required in Arizona? In Arizona, probate is the process that validates a will, distributes assets, settles debts and liabilities, and otherwise carries out the final actions of an estate. Probate is covered in Title 14, Chapter 3 of Arizona law regarding trusts, estates, and protective…

What You Need To Know About Termination Of Parental Rights In Arizona

What You Need To Know About Termination Of Parental Rights In Arizona | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Terminating parental rights, whether involuntary or voluntary, is a painful and complex situation. Here’s what you need to know about termination of parental rights in Arizona. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled at family law about your unique situation.         What does termination of parental rights in Arizona mean? Termination of parental rights in Arizona is not necessarily the same thing as losing custody of a child. Custody is an older word for what is legally known as parenting time and legal decision-making. A parent can “lose custody” and still retain many of their parental rights. Termination of parental rights, sometimes called severance of…

Your Guide To Setting Up A Trust In Arizona

Your Guide To Setting Up A Trust In Arizona | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Estate planning can be a complicated process, no matter the size of your estate. When you are deciding how to distribute your assets, setting up a trust in Arizona may be a good option. Here's what you should know about setting up one yourself, or how we can help at ARTEMiS Law Firm. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled at estate planning about your unique situation. Do I need a trust in Arizona? If you are interested in setting up an estate plan that goes into effect while you are still living, then a trust might be good for you. Unlike a will…

What Does Child Support Cover In Arizona?

What Does Child Support Cover In Arizona? | ARTEMiS Law Firm
The legal guidelines for child support in Arizona clearly lay out how child support is determined. Both parents have financial responsibilities for their children, each contributing a set percentage of their income. But what does child support cover in Arizona? Here's what you should know. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled in family law about your unique situation. What does child support cover in Arizona? Child support laws and rules can be complicated. Before discussing what is covered, it is important to note that court orders determine how much each parent will pay for certain expenses. The court considers the financial needs of…

Can An Executor Of A Will Be A Beneficiary In Arizona?

Can An Executor Of A Will Be A Beneficiary In Arizona? | ARTEMiS Law Firm
When it comes to estate planning, one of the most important decisions you will make is who will carry out your wishes when you are gone. An executor, or “personal representative” as it is called in Arizona, is the person you can designate to communicate and enforce the provisions of your Arizona last will and testament. But can a personal representative of a will be a beneficiary, too? And what happens if a personal representative is not carrying out the deceased’s wishes? It’s fairly common for the personal representative to also be a beneficiary, but a beneficiary personal representative conflict can occur. Here’s what you need to know. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal…

What Is A Beneficiary Deed In Arizona?

What Is A Beneficiary Deed In Arizona? | ARTEMiS Law Firm
For many people, estate planning includes making decisions on how to transfer real property (real estate) to your loved ones. Should you do this through your will, a trust, or another process? In some situations, passing real estate through a beneficiary deed may be a good option for you. Because of this, it’s helpful to understand the benefits and requirements of a beneficiary deed in Arizona. Here's what you should know. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled at estate planning about your unique situation. What is the purpose of a beneficiary deed in Arizona? Per Arizona statute Title 33-405, a beneficiary deed transfers…