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Law Enforcement Cracking Down on DUIs this Holiday Season

The Governor’s Office is giving troopers a boost Arizona is cracking down on drunk driving this holiday season. Every year, more people drive drunk between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than during any other time of the year. The Arizona Governor’s Office for Highway Safety has given troopers in Phoenix an additional $35,000 in federal...

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How Mesa Parents Can Work Together to Create Effective Parenting Plans

One of the most difficult tasks of the divorce process is creating custody arrangements. An effective co-parenting agreement must serve the best interests of the child, while also protecting each parent’s legal rights to custody. This is a complicated and emotional process. By relying on the experience of an attorney, parents can access creative solutions...

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What Makes a Military Divorce Different?

Our Mesa AZ Military Divorce Attorney Explains Legal Issues Divorces in Arizona are difficult for everyone involved no matter what the circumstances. But military divorces can be even more challenging for many different reasons. That's why it's critical for everyone involved to be fully aware of all the legal issues before filing for divorce in...

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What’s the Difference Between a Will, Trust, and Living Will?

Arizona Estate Planning Attorney Explains Differences, Pros and Cons Planning for your future and your family's future can be very complicated. Part of that has to do with the overwhelming number of options available to individuals. That's why it's important to understand some of the most common options available to you. Such options fall under...

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What Should I Do if I’m Being Audited by the IRS or ADOR?

Arizona tax audit attorney explains how system works, step by step Being audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) can be an intimidating and daunting task. And depending on their findings in your tax audit, you could be fined or even criminally charged with tax evasion or other serious...

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What Should I Do if I’m Charged with DUI in Arizona?

Our Mesa AZ Criminal Defense Law Firm Offers Step-By-Step Advice If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Arizona, the consequences can be severe if you're convicted of this serious charge. Depending on whether you have been convicted of DUI in the past and how high your blood alcohol concentration (BAC)...

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Will I Owe Spousal Maintenance?

In the state of Arizona, spousal maintenance is determined by a two-part analysis of all relevant factors pertaining to the financial, academic, and career standing of both spouses. The first level of analysis determines the eligibility of both spouses to receive or give spousal maintenance. The second level then takes into consideration the assets and...

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Adoption Challenges

Relatives or non-relatives who have a legitimate interest in the well being of a child that is not their own may petition for adoption to give the child a better, safer, and healthier home life. The rights of the biological parents must first be terminated in order for the legal adoption to occur, and while...

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Understanding Recent Changes in Arizona Custody Laws

Some important changes were recently made to the Arizona child custody legislation that went into full effect January 1, 2013. Some terminology was modified and some amendments were made in order to clarify the purpose and procedures of the courts when determining custody arrangements for children of divorced parents. The new legislation aims to provide...

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Grandparents: Custody and Visitation Rights

According to Arizona State law, grandparents and great-grandparents of minor children may petition the courts to be given visitation rights or custody privileges if they believe it is in the best interest of the child. However, there are many conditions that must be met for a court to grant such privileges to a non-legal parent....

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