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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. 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 that is executed after you pass, a trust allows you to transfer management of…

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…

Your Beginner’s Guide To Contract Law Basics In Arizona

Your Beginner's Guide To Contract Law Basics In Arizona | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Contracts are a regular part of daily life. From getting an estimate to fix your car to committing to a new job, knowing a few contract law basics in Arizona can help you protect your best interests in many circumstances. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. Contract law is complex. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled at business and contract law about your unique situation. Start here: What's a contract? In Arizona, a contract is an agreement entered into between two parties under mutually agreeable conditions. Each party gets something from the contract, and each party gives something. Think of a house painter who gets paid, or a person…

Your Guide To A Special Needs Adoption In Arizona

Your Guide To A Special Needs Adoption In Arizona | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Approximately 100,000 children with special needs are waiting to for adoption in the U.S. If you are thinking about adopting a special needs child, it is important to understand the steps to take and the support available to you before you begin with a special needs adoption 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 in family law, with a focus on special needs cases, about your unique situation.  What do we mean by a special needs adoption? An Arizona special needs adoption helps to move a child from foster care, a group home setting, or another situation into a stable, loving family.…

What Do I Need To Include In A Business Partnership Contract?

What Do I Need To Include In A Business Partnership Contract? | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Starting your business has its own challenges, but what about starting a business with a partner? Although both have similarities, a business partnership contract can set you up for success by outlining the rights and responsibilities of partners from the very beginning. Here's what you should know about setting up a business partnership contract 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 business litigation and contract law about your unique situation. Why are small business partnership agreements important? A partnership is a business created by two or more people. Because more than one person is responsible for the company, it is neither…

5 Common Reasons To Lose Custody Of A Child In Arizona

5 Common Reasons To Lose Custody Of A Child In Arizona | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Every child deserves a safe and stable home environment. When a concern is raised about the fitness of a parent or guardian, however, proving whether someone is fit is not always a cut-and-dried case. If you're attempting to protect a child from an unsafe situation, it often takes the help of a skilled family law attorney. They can properly identify the issues that support your position. Here are five common reasons to lose custody of a child in Arizona, and how you can protect a child in an unsafe situation. 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.…

Arizona Child Support Calculator 2018 Changes: An Overview

Arizona Child Support Calculator
For parents going through a divorce or parents looking to revise their parenting time and/or child support plan, determining which parent pays for what can be complicated. There have also been recent changes to the Arizona child support calculator in 2018. Here’s what you need to know. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk with an experienced family law attorney about your unique situation.     How did the Arizona child support calculator change in 2018? At ARTEMiS Law Firm, we know how hard divorce can be, so we're committed to helping you and your family with transparent, honest communication from the beginning, and compassionate support for parents and their children. Part of…

Your Guide To Setting Up An LLC In Arizona

Arizona Employment Law And Labor Matters | ARTEMiS Law Firm
A limited liability company (LLC) is a corporate status that offers businesses certain tax and legal protections not found when operating simply as a sole proprietorship. Here's how to start setting up an LLC 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 in business and civil law about your unique situation. The benefits of starting an Arizona LLC Setting up an LLC in Arizona can seem daunting, but the process is straightforward enough that you can do it yourself. The benefits of doing so can include tax benefits and legal and liability protection for you personally. You can complete your Arizona LLC formation…