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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How much child support do I need to pay? Arizona Attorney Explains

Paying child support is typically part of any divorce between couples with children. One of the first questions parents typically ask themselves is “How much child support should I be expected to pay?”  In Arizona, courts make support decisions based on the best interests of the children. Child support payments vary based on the needs of the...

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Attorneys Discuss Why Arizona Residents Should Establish A Will

We have seen it happen with several famous people who have died without wills – leaving their estates entangled in uphill legal battles. However, this problem isn’t just confined to celebrities. Unfortunately, many Arizona residents put their estate planning on the back-burner.   Anything can happen at any time. That’s why the attorneys at Brown, Naegle, Crider & Jensen LLC...

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The Long-Lasting Consequences of A DUI in Arizona: Our Attorneys Discuss

The holidays are fast approaching and many Arizona residents, as well as visitors, will be celebrating with family and friends. Many of these celebrations involve alcohol consumption. Police in Arizona are well aware of that and will be out in full force looking for drunk drivers. Police will stop you for the slightest infraction or...

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Marijuana edibles are illegal in Arizona, even for medical patients

An Arizona court has ruled that much of what medical marijuana dispensaries sell in the state is illegal. People with legitimate medical marijuana prescriptions could now face prison or jail sentences.   The problem happened in June 2018, when the state Court of Appeals ruled that anything extracted from marijuana is actually cannabis and that cannabis is still...

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What You Should Know About Earned Income Audits

Tax season is right around the corner, and there are some important things that are better to know before filing. One such issue worth consideration is an audit from the IRS. While audits are a fairly rare occurrence, with only about 0.5 percent of all taxpayers experiencing one in a given year, the odds of being selected...

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Protecting The Rights Of Disabled Parents In Arizona

In over 35 states across the nation, parents can lose rights concerning their children because of disabilities, even with no evidence of abuse or neglect.   Until this summer, Arizona was one of those states. However, a law that went into effect in August now protects blind Arizona parents and prospective parents and may offer hope...

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Undocumented Immigrants Have A Right To School Choice In Arizona

Families of undocumented immigrants in Arizona must know their rights when it comes to school choice. The law is clear: undocumented immigrants can send their children to private school using public money. According to an article, the American Federation for Children (AFC) is spreading the word about school choice to Spanish-speaking families. The group’s Spanish website page states:...

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How Hair Evidence Can Lead to Wrongful Convictions in Arizona

The difference between acquittal and conviction is often a margin as slim as a strand of hair. When hair analysis was actually used to obtain that conviction, chances are that it was flawed. That’s not hyperbole; it’s the conclusion of a three-year study by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice, the National...

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Who gets frozen embryo custody after a divorce in Arizona?

In vitro fertilization is a procedure in which an egg is fertilized by sperm in a test tube or somewhere else outside of the body and stored until a later time. A couple may choose this method of reproduction for any number of reasons. But what happens if the couple divorces before deciding to have...

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