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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…

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…