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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…

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…

5 Ways To Prepare Yourself For A Gray Divorce

5 Ways To Prepare Yourself For A Gray Divorce | ARTEMiS Law Firm
Divorce is hard at any age, but it's especially challenging when you have to make decisions about dividing assets and debts from a marriage that may have lasted decades. Whether you are retired or still working, a gray divorce brings unique challenges. Read on to learn how to prepare. 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. What is a gray divorce? Divorce rates in general have gone down in recent years, except in one group of people. The divorce rate for couples over the age of 50 has nearly doubled since the 1990s. For couples over…

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…