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Arizona Lawyers weigh in on Beneficiary Deeds and End-of-Life Planning

You’ve owned your own home for many years without a co-owner, yet you’re unsure will happen with your property when you pass away. You have a beneficiary in mind, but you’d rather avoid the expensive and lengthy process of going through the probate court system. In this case, you have other options – particularly transferring...

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An Arizona attorney offers a guide to the family mediation process

Family disputes, whether personal or legal, can be stressful and overwhelming for the parties involved. If the issue at hand isn’t resolved, it can escalate into a worse situation, which can only complicate matters legally. This is where a family mediator comes in. When determining if a family needs mediation, a couple generally has two...

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New Arizona Bill May Allow Injunction Against Harassment for Sexual Assault Victims

Sexual assault is a chilling situation that nobody should have to experience. Unfortunately, it happens far too often – leaving victims with serious physical, mental, and emotional trauma. What’s worse, some survivors of sexual abuse and violence often find themselves in situations where they regularly face their attackers. They may work in the same building,...

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An Arizona attorney discusses what might trigger a tax audit

Tax audits are rare. About 0.5 percent of all tax returns received IRS scrutiny in 2016, according to irs.gov. But that’s still over 1 million returns. While audits don’t happen often, many taxpayers wonder if they’ve done anything that might trigger a letter or visit from an IRS agent. The IRS conducts audits to determine...

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An Arizona Attorney Adds Up the Financial Impact of a Divorce

A divorce may be one of the most stressful and devastating events in your life. Not only is it emotionally and mentally draining, it can be costly for two other reasons: You may be required to split assets and property with your spouse: According to Arizona law, any assets you have acquired during your marriage...

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The Legal Ramifications of Hemp and Cannabis in Arizona

Last year, Arizona legalized hemp growth, which is regulated by the Arizona Department of Agriculture. Due to its close relationship to marijuana, legal implications regarding cultivation, possession, and distribution of hemp apply. Most importantly, hemp can’t contain any more than 0.3 percent of THC, the intoxicating ingredient found in cannabis. Hemp is considered an economic...

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Arizona Attorney Discusses Difference Between A Misdemeanor and Felony

Being charged with any kind of crime can be scary, especially if you know you’re innocent. In some cases, police make mistakes. They arrest the wrong person who fits the description of a suspect. In other cases, people are charged with crimes simply because they misinterpreted a law that may have been poorly written.    Whether...

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Alimony Payments in Arizona

What is the most difficult part of the divorce process? For many couples, it’s the determination of alimony – the amount of money one spouse pays to another.   How much money should one party pay? And for how long? These big questions can be difficult to answer.   However, Arizona is one of the states that provide an online alimony tool for divorcing couples....

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Arizona Attorney Discusses How To Avoid Penalties This Tax Season

The 2018 tax filing season is just around the corner. Before you file, you should be aware of the potential penalties if you happen to make an error. These penalties can be avoided simply by leaving no stone unturned when filing your return.   What are the common penalties? The tax laws and codes are complex, and...

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