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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 Make A Contract Legally Binding In Arizona

How To Make A Contract Legally Binding In Arizona | ARTEMiS
Contracts exist in nearly every aspect of life, and each contract is unique. Whether you’re entering into a personal or business agreement, drafting your own contract can be tricky and is best undertaken with the help of an attorney. This article covers what you need to know for how to make a contract legally binding in Arizona. Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an attorney who is skilled at civil law about your unique situation. How to make a contract legally binding in Arizona Contracts are a part of life. They may be verbal or written. You may enter into an agreement to pay for services, such as construction…

What You Should Know About Divorce With A Business Involved in Arizona

What You Should Know About Divorce With A Business Involved in Arizona | ARTEMiS
There is nothing easy about divorce. For couples considering divorce, two situations make this already-challenging decision even more difficult: having children together and divorce with a business involved. If you are a business owner, here are eight things you need to consider to protect your business during a divorce. Note that this post provides a basic overview of what you can expect, but your case may differ greatly depending on the size of your business and other factors. For this reason, it's always best to work with an attorney from the beginning of this process. 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…

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). 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…

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…