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Community Property and Separate Property

Property in Arizona Divorce: Who Gets What?   Arizona is a community property state. This means that spouses generally share equal ownership of anything earned, purchased, acquired, or paid for during the marriage. It does not matter if only one spouse uses the property, or which spouse paid for the property, or whose name a...
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Divorce and Name Changes

Divorce and Name Change   Often, one or both spouses will want to change their name as part of the divorce process. If a spouse is returning to the name she or he used prior to the marriage (sometimes called a “maiden name”), the name change can be included as part of the divorce process....
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CIVIL LAWSUIT PROCESS IN ARIZONA

CIVIL LAWSUIT PROCESS -BREACH OF CONTRACT COMPLAINTS Civil Lawsuit Complaints Civil law cases deal with legal disagreements between individuals, businesses, corporations and partnerships. Some examples include but are not limited to evictions, small claims, civil lawsuits, and covenant marriage. When two parties have a disagreement about property damage, personal injuries, a contract/breach of a contract,...
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Arizona Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney Arizona Statewide Paralegal prepares several different power of attorney documents depending on the needs of our clients. Power of attorney laws vary by state. In Arizona, the Arizona Revised Statutes address power of attorney multiple times, including durable power of attorney, health care power of attorney, mental health care power of attorney,...
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Arizona Parenting Plan Forms in Divorce

ARIZONA PARENTING PLAN FORM IN DIVORCE Parenting Plan Form for Couples Going Through Divorce Couples who are going through an uncontested divorce with children have many issues to consider as they transition from a married couple to divorced co-parents. There are many resources to help parents considering divorce. In today’s post I want to highlight...
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UNCONTESTED DIVORCE AND CONTESTED DIVORCE

UNCONTESTED DIVORCE VS. CONTESTED DIVORCE Contested Divorce Issues: Motion to Set, Pre-Trial Statement, Response to Petition for Divorce, and the Consent Decree WHAT IS AN UNCONTESTED DIVORCE AZ Statewide Paralegal has handled thousands of divorce cases for Arizona residents since 1992. We assist clients who have an uncontested divorce in Tucson, Phoenix and the surrounding...
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Divorce and Taxes

DIVORCE AND TAXES At Arizona Statewide Paralegal, we combine two important areas of expertise. We are registered tax preparers and we provide legal case management document preparation for couples who are divorced or separated. We have dealt with the intersection of divorce and taxes many times. We are familiar with how to prepare taxes after...
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Tucson Paralegal Guardianship Minor

Tucson Paralegal Guardianship for Minor Children In one of my previous articles, I described the process and issues related to establishing guardianship for elderly parents. In this article I will address the process for the establishing the guardianship of minor children. Legal guardianship is only established by court order. Guardianship for minor children in Arizona...
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Tucson Paralegal Services -Divorce

Tucson Paralegal – What is an “Uncontested Divorce” in Arizona?  In order to understand what an “uncontested divorce” is in the state of Arizona, it is probably best to start with the meaning of a “contested divorce” in Arizona. A “contested divorce” as the name implies, means that one party contests some aspect of the...
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