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Divorce

Starting Your Divorce with AZ Statewide Paralegal   AZ Statewide Paralegal offers professional legal document preparation services. We have decades of experience preparing documents for divorces in Arizona. By using our service you can avoid the expense of a high priced attorney so that you can focus your financial resources on helping your family make...
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Civil Lawsuits

Civil Lawsuits in Arizona   When many people think of the courts, they often think of criminal law – cases where someone is being prosecuted by the government after being accused of a crime. However, there is another branch of law that handles issues among individuals, businesses, and corporations. This is called civil law.  ...
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Garnishment

Garnishment   What is Garnishment? Garnishment is a legal proceeding in which the plaintiff seeks to have a debt satisfied by accessing money that is owed to the debtor by one or more third parties. The example familiar to most people is wage garnishment, in which a portion of the debtor’s employment earnings may be...
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How to form an LLC in Arizona

  Form an Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Arizona Starting a business and watching it grow can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It is important that a business is incorporated properly in order to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of business ownership. There are a variety of business entities, including sole proprietorships,...
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Health Care Power of Attorney

What is Power of Attorney?   You may have heard the phrase “power of attorney” before, but do you know what it means? Understanding this key legal document is important, since most people could benefit from one at some point in their lives.   A power of attorney is a legal document that you can...
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Establishing Paternity in Arizona

Establishing Paternity in Arizona Paternity is the legal identification of a child’s father. It is used to decide issues of legal decision-making (what used to be called custody), parenting time, and child support, as well as other issues such as inheritance rights.   Under Arizona Revised Statutes 25-814, a man is presumed to be a...
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Living Trust: Avoiding Arizona’s Probate Process

Living Trust: Avoiding Arizona’s Probate Process   We have written elsewhere about Arizona’s probate process. Probate is a legal process in which the court appoints a personal representative of the estate of a person who has died. That personal representative is responsible for making an inventory of all of the deceased’s assets whose ownership did...
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Common Law Marriage and Covenant Marriage

Arizona Divorce: Marriage, Common Law Marriage, and Covenant Marriage   Marriage in Arizona Marriage is a contractual relationship. The laws for marriage vary from one state to another. Arizona law, for example, prohibits marriage between certain blood relations (between parents and children, including grandparents and grandchildren of every degree; between half- or whole-blood brothers and...
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Establishing Child Support in Arizona

Establishing Child Support in Arizona   Arizona law states that “every person has the duty to provide all reasonable support for that person’s natural and adopted minor, unemancipated children” (ARS 25-501). Parents who are divorced or who have never been married still have an obligation to support their biological or adopted children.   In 2005...
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