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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

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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…

What Should I Know About A Breach Of Contract In Arizona?

These days, even with rules governing contracts both written and verbal, some people may try to back out of a contract or fail to live up to their agreement. An Arizona breach of contract generally occurs when one party violates a provision of a contract. Let’s take a closer look at what a breach of contract actually is and what you can do if it occurs. 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 and civil law about your unique situation. What is a contract in Arizona? Before discussing breaches of contract, it's important to define what a contract is in Arizona. A…

What Are Grandparent’s Rights In Arizona? Visitation, Custody And More

Navigating a divorce or death of a parent is difficult, especially when children are involved. When families are struggling through this transition, figuring out who gets to spend quality time with the kids can be a complicated matter. In this post, we discuss what you should know about grandparent’s rights in Arizona regarding visitation and custody. 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. What legal rights do grandparents have in Arizona? In general, grandparent’s rights in Arizona do include visitation with their grandchildren. They allow for reasonable visitation with grandchildren so long as the following three criteria are met (from Arizona…

Your Guide On How To Legally Adopt A Stepchild In Arizona

Your Guide On How To Legally Adopt A Stepchild In Arizona | ARTEMiS Law Firm
You may seek adoption for a variety of reasons, from social benefits to sharing a surname. Stepparents may adopt a child so they have legal authority over their medical and educational decisions. Or, they may want the legal convenience, such as the ability to pick the child up from school. Any adult may petition to adopt a child, but stepparents can typically expect an easier adoption process. That being said, here's the basics of what you should know about how to legally adopt a stepchild in Arizona. This article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a family law attorney about your unique situation. The basics of Arizona adoption laws for stepchildren A regular adoption…

The Basics of Temporary Guardianship In Arizona

What would you do if your company took you overseas for six months at a time and you couldn't bring your child? Or you have surgery scheduled and are unable to care for your child for several weeks? Beyond that, how would you handle a situation in which you knew a child in your family was in serious danger because of their living situation? In all of these cases, establishing a temporary guardianship in Arizona may help. A temporary guardianship in Arizona appoints a guardian to a minor child or incapacitated adult for a period not to exceed six months. This post discusses the basics of this process and how to file for a temporary guardianship in Arizona. Please note:…

How To Trademark A Name In Arizona: 7 Steps To Take

A trade name or DBA (“doing business as”) is a name, logo, or slogan under which your company operates. They aren’t legally required, but are common for establishing your business. In this post, we'll talk about how to register a trade name in Arizona for your business. A trademark is different than a trade name. A trademark is a brand name. On the other hand, a trademark is a unique word, term, design, or even a sound used with products or services to distinguish a particular seller as the source of those products or services. How to trademark a name in Arizona follows the same general procedures as registering a trade name. Importantly, though, a trademark must be in use…