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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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Dividing retirement benefits in divorce by QDRO

Dividing Retirement Benefits in Divorce Qualified Domestic Relations Order: Retirement Benefits in Divorce Many couples, anxious to complete the divorce process sometimes overlooked how retirement benefits will be divided as part of the divorce settlement. There are different processes for dividing retirement benefits depending on the type of retirement plan. Lots of acronyms and abbreviations...
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Terminating Parental Rights

Terminating Parental Rights TERMINATING PARENTAL RIGHTS- Parental rights and child welfare policy in the United States has transitioned many times between a focus on the maintaining the relationship between parents and children as the primary goal to ensuring children do not remain in abusive homes. The Supreme Court first recognized parental rights in 1923 and...
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