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Your Guide To The Arizona Child Support Calculator In 2020

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). Further in 2018, changes to the child support calculator included allowing for an increase to the self-support reserve test for the paying parent and rounding payment amounts up or down to the nearest dollar. These and other changes could affect child support payment amounts for some families. How do courts determine Arizona child support? Child support calculations can get tricky, taking into account…

Arizona Legal Center Steps Up In Time Of Crisis

Arizona Legal Center Steps Up In Time Of Crisis | ARTEMiS
This article, featuring our managing partner Victoria Ames, was originally published by ASU Now on April 8, 2020.  Since its establishment in 2016, the Arizona Legal Center (ALC) has been serving as a legal lifeline for underserved members of the community. Housed at the Beus Center for Law and Society in downtown Phoenix, the home of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, it is designed to expand the public’s access to basic legal assistance. During typical times, the independent, not-for-profit organization assists thousands of customers per year. But these are not typical times. Since its establishment in 2016, the Arizona Legal Center has been serving as a legal lifeline for underserved members of the community by providing free legal…

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.…

Your Guide To The Arizona Divorce Mediation Process

Your Guide To The Arizona Divorce Mediation Process | ARTEMiS
There is no easy way to go through a divorce. By this point, you’ve likely decided to part ways. Nevertheless, there is still a lot to consider before each party can begin to move forward. Arizona divorce mediation is a way to make the process as peaceful as possible, which is even more important when children are involved. 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 matters about your unique situation. How does divorce mediation work? Divorce mediation allows a couple to openly discuss and negotiate issues concerning your case in a safe and confidential setting. The mediator is a neutral third…

Your Guide to Arizona Advanced Healthcare Directives And Powers Of Attorney

Your Guide to Arizona Advanced Healthcare Directives And Powers Of Attorney | ARTEMiS
You obviously have preferences about your ongoing medical care. That’s why it’s important to put your wishes in writing and designate people you trust to make these choices on your behalf if you're no longer able to. Here’s what you should know about setting up Arizona advanced healthcare directives. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled in estate planning about your unique situation. The basics of Arizona advanced healthcare directives Planning ahead can allow you to make decisions about the care you’ll receive in the future, even if you become incapacitated. Guidelines regarding healthcare you want or don’t want to receive are generally referred…

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 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…

Legal Separation Vs. Divorce In Arizona: Key Differences + Benefits

Many couples ask about legal separation vs. divorce, and the key differences and benefits that come with each. The truth is, they are more alike than they are different. You will go through a similar filing process. Plus, you’ll need to reach an agreement on several important things before you can go your separate ways. This post clarifies the differences between legal separation vs. divorce in Arizona and gives a framework for when you may choose one over the other. Disclaimer: This article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a family law attorney about your unique situation. Legal separation vs. divorce in Arizona: the basics Like divorce, you will need to make choices about…

How To Establish A Sole Proprietorship In Arizona

How To Establish A Sole Proprietorship In Arizona | ARTEMiS
Starting a business is exciting, but it can take a lot of time and energy. Choosing the type of business entity you want to operate is important. If you believe the best option for you is a sole proprietorship, Arizona has regulations you should know about. Read on to learn more. Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a civil law attorney about your unique situation. What is an Arizona sole proprietorship? Before you get your business off the ground, you may be wondering, what is a sole proprietorship in Arizona? The U.S. Small Business Administration defines a sole proprietorship as an unincorporated business owned and run by one individual…

How To Start A Business In Arizona: 10 Steps To Take

How To Start A Business In Arizona: 10 Steps To Take | ARTEMiS
Arizona’s economy is growing at one of the fastest rates in the country. That means starting a business in the Grand Canyon State has many benefits. Starting off on the right foot by laying a solid foundation will help you in the long term. Read on for important details about starting a business in Arizona. Note: This article isn’t intended as legal advice, and rules regarding this may change depending on your situation. To address your business’s unique needs, talk with a business and civil law attorney. How to start a business in Arizona Perhaps you have a great idea but aren’t quite sure where to begin. If you are thinking about starting a business in Arizona, here are ten important steps. Step…