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Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence (50%)
Highlighted Summary: ... courts/CSC.htm">Clerk of the Court (928) 817-4223 Court Administration

Juvenile Courts by County (50%)
Highlighted Summary: ... juvenile courts or view a complete list of Juvenile Court Judges and ...

Are You Being Abused? (50%)
Highlighted Summary: ... District Courts P.O. Box Tuba City, AZ 86045 (928) 283-3140 Hopi Tribal Court

Divorce on the Navajo Nation - Grounds and Requirements (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Family Courts of the Navajo Nation have jurisdiction over divorce cases. This means that divorce cases must be filed in Family Court. ...

Cochise County Resources for Domestic Violence (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Court (520)384-4271 Bisbee Justice Courts (520)432-9540 Bowie Justice Courts (520)847-2303 Douglas Justice Courts ...

Coconino County Resources for Domestic Violence (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Flagstaff Municipal Court(928)774-1401 Fredonia Municipal Court (928)643-7242 Page Municipal Court (928)645-4280  ...

Greenlee County Resources for Domestic Violence (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Municipal Court(928)865-4146 Duncan Municipal/Justice Court (928)359-2536 Clifton/Morenci Justice Court (928)865-4312 ...

Santa Cruz County Resources for Domestic Violence (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Nogales Municipal Courts (520)287-3181 Patagonia Municipal Courts (520)394-2958 Nogales Justice Court (520)375-7760 ...

Forcible Detainer Appeals: Representing Yourself (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... a Justice Court if you are a residential tenant who has been evicted. You do not need an attorney to represent you in Justice Court or on your appeal ...

Navajo County Resources for Domestic Violence (49%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Lakeside Municipal Courts (928)368-6200 Show Low Municipal Courts (928)532-6030 Snowflake Municipal Courts (928)536-4141 ...

Arizona Superior Court Locations by County (48%)
Highlighted Summary: ... www.co.greenlee.az.us/Courts/SuperiorCourtHomePage.aspx">Greenlee County Superior Court
223 5th St.
Clifton, AZ 85533
(928) 865 ...

Covenant Marriage in Arizona (48%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Presented by the Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, Court Services Division, Family Law Unit in accordance with ...

Things You Should Know about Protective Orders (48%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Superior Court must make available, on a rotating basis, a judicial officer to issue Emergency Orders during the hours that the courts are closed ...

Pinal County Resources for Domestic Violence (47%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Court (520)836-7430 Eloy Justice Court (520)866-7456 Florence Justice Court (520)866-7194 Mammoth Justice Court ...

Small Claims Court Process (47%)
Highlighted Summary: ... SMALL CLAIMS COURT. In order to file a claim in small claims court, you must go to the Justice Court in the area in which your former ...

Family Law on the Navajo Nation: How is Property Divided in a Divorce? (46%)
Highlighted Summary: ... court divide up the debts and property in the divorce?

The Court ...

County Resources for Domestice Violence Victims (46%)
Highlighted Summary: ... on your County below to find information and phone numbers for the courts, counseling, legal aid, victim assistance, shelters, safe houses and more ...

Things You Should Know about Custody and Parenting Time (45%)
Highlighted Summary: ... relatives or other persons also may ask the court for custody or parenting time. In each case, the court's decision is based on the child's best ...

Setting Aside Convictions and Restoring Civil Rights (45%)
Highlighted Summary: ... the parties involved including the defendant, attorneys, victims, the Court, and any other interested persons.Since the outcome of a case ...

Maricopa County Domestic Violence Resources (44%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Person Committing Domestic Violence By the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County If you are a ...

Parent Education Classes (43%)
Highlighted Summary: ... that the Superior Court determine custody, specific parenting time or child support to attend a Parent Education class. The Court may order attendance ...

Overview of Asylum Law (42%)
Highlighted Summary: ... 3">Case Law, or court decisions, from the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and various Circuit Courts (Ninth Circuit in ...

Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice (42%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Arizona’s legal services Web site.courts have self service centers where court forms are available.

Guide for Self-Represented Appellants and Appellees (19%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Superior Court: Information and forms regarding civil case appeals from the Justice Court or Municipal Court to the Superior Court.

Yavapai County Resources for Domestic Violence (19%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Court (928)567-7715 Mayer Justice Court (928)632-7342 Prescott Justice Court (928)771-3300 Seligman Justice Court ...

Divorce in Arizona (19%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Superior Court can grant a divorce. To get a divorce, one spouse must start a court case in the Superior Court. Although the Superior Court has a ...

Certified Fiduicaries (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... in Arizona has a probate court which is part of the state’s court system. This probate court appoints the guardians for incapacitated ...

Pima County Resources for Domestic Violence (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Marana Municipal Court (520)682-3980 Oro Valley Municipal Court (520)297-4780 Sahuarita Municipal Court (520)648-0658 ...

The Court Process for an Eviction (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... What Will Happen In Court Eviction cases move through the court system fast. After the written notice to the tenant ...

Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Municipal/Justice Court (928)425-9651 Hayden Municipal Court (520)356-7801 Payson Municipal/Justice Court (928)474-5267 ...

Gila County Resources for Domestic Violence (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Municipal/Justice Court (928)425-9651 Hayden Municipal Court (520)356-7801 Payson Municipal/Justice Court (928)474-5267 ...

Mohave County Resources for Domestic Violence (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... City Municipal Court (928)763-0130 Colorado City Municipal Court (928)643-7104 Kingman Municipal Court (928)753-8193 ...

La Paz County Resources for Domestic Violence (18%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Parker Municipal Court (928)669-0011 Quartzsite Municipal Court (928)927-7477 Parker Justice Court (928)669-2504 ...

Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence (17%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Municipal/Justice Court (928)333-4613 St. Johns Municipal/Justice Court (928)337-7558 Chinle Justice Court (928)674-5922 ...

Garnishment (16%)
Highlighted Summary: ... nbsp; All parties involved must follow these procedures correctly. The Court may issue an order for monetary penalties against any party who does not ...

Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence (16%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Tribal Court Information and Resources Apache - San Carlos

Child Support in Arizona (14%)
Highlighted Summary: ... When does the court order child support? If a parent requests, the court may order child support when: ...

Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide (14%)
Highlighted Summary: ... How do I get a court order? You can go to any city court, justice court or superior court and get a packet of ...

How To Change Your Name (13%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Service Center of the Maricopa County Superior Court , or in person at your county superior court. Graham County Resources for Domestic Violence (13%)
Highlighted Summary: ... Court, Safford, AZ Presiding Judge (928)428-3310 Clerk of the Court (928)428-3100 Conciliation Court (928)428 ...

Information for Homeowners Facing Loss of a Home (12%)
Highlighted Summary: ... u>Forcible Entry and Detaineraction in court to have the court order you to move out. This increases costs for the new ...

The Cash Assistance Program and Child Support (12%)
Highlighted Summary: ... a> web site. Court System - Pima County Superior Court -Quick Courthas do-it-yourself forms to file for child ...

Assistance with Legal Document Preparation (12%)
Highlighted Summary: ... who have been certified by the Arizona Supreme Court are authorized to help you complete court forms. However, AZCLDPs cannot give legal advice ...

Buying a Used Car - Private Sales (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... program. If none of these steps is successful, small claims court is an option. Here, you can resolve disputes involving small amounts of ...

The Food Stamp and Cash Assistance Program: Overpayments (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... For example, DES could keep your income tax refunds or sue you in court to garnish certain wages. Your credit may be affected if DES obtains a ...

The Family Medical Leave Act (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... the incident. You can also file a claim in federal or state court within two years of the incident.

Repossession Law (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... If the creditor takes you to court.
You will receive a notice from court telling you there will be a hearing. ...

Tips for a Successful Client-Attorney Relationship (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... of he money you receive if you win the case or settle the matter out of court. type="disc"> style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">If the lawyer ...

Arizona Resources for Seniors (11%)
Highlighted Summary: style="MARGIN-TOP: 0in" type="disc"> style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%">American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Arizona (866) 389-5649 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%">Dealing with Debt (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... made with credit cards, for example) the creditor can obtain a court judgmentand theproperty can be repossessed, your wages attached and ...

Staying in Charge of Your Future (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... of attorney and then become disabled, someone will need to ask the Court to become Guardian (makes decisions regarding the person) and /or Conservator ...

You and the Law: Fair Debt Collection (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... written materials which falsely appear to be issued or approved by a court or governmental entity, or which in any way create a false impression of ...

The Landlord Tenant Relationship (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... sue and recover one month’s rent and either:court order to prevent your landlord from unreasonably entering or ...

AHCCCS Health Plans (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... his decision again. After that, you can appeal the decision to State Court. Why are some medical services denied ...

Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (11%)
Highlighted Summary: ... If the landlord fails to do so, the tenant can file suit in a justice court and recover twice the amount wrongfully withheld.   ...

Buying a Used Car - Dealer Sales (11%)
Highlighted Summary: Some dealers are attract customers with "no-haggle prices," "factory certified" used cars, and better warranties. As Is - No Warranty

Organizations

Avondale Victim Assistance Unit (17%)
... of services to victims of a misdemeanor crime committed and charged in the city of Avondale. The services offered at the center include: assistance with filing order of protection, court accompaniment, court information and assistance with restitution. The center is staffed by trained advocates ...

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Pima County (16%)
The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) for Pima County offers self-help clinics, court projects, and direct representation. The VLP assists eligible clients with all types of civil legal needs, including family law, bankruptcy, employment law, wills, housing, and immigration. Contact VLP through the ...

Volunteer Lawyers Program - Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Pinal, Navajo and Santa Cruz Counties (16%)
The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP)for Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Pinal, Navajo and Santa Cruz counties offers self-help clinics, court projects, and direct representation. The VLP assists eligible clients with all types of civil legal needs, including family law, bankruptcy, employment ...

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. – Whiteriver (16%)
... and Navajo Counties; Native Americans living in Gila and Graham counties who are members of the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservations; and, tribal members living off-reservation who have cases which require litigation in tribal court. Interpreters can be provided for Spanish and Apache languages ...

Tohono O'odham Legal Services – Sells (16%)
Serves Native Americans living on or near the Tohono O'odham Reservation in Pinal & Gila Counties; and, Tohono O'odham tribal members living off reservation who have cases which require litigation in the Tohono O'odham Tribal Court. Languages for which interpreters can be provided: O'odham

Glendale Victim Assistance (16%)
... hour on-scene crisis services, information services to help victims successfully interact with the criminal justice system assistance with Orders of Protection and related domestic violence issues, investigative and court support to victims. These services are provided by a trained victim advocates ...

Attorney General's Office of Victim Services (16%)
... on filing Orders of Protection and Injunctions against harassment, helping you file for compensation through your local Crime Victim Compensation Board, assisting and supporting you through all criminal justice proceedings, and support you through court appearances, depositions, or interviews ...

ASU Crime Victim's Legal Assistance Project (16%)
... legal advice, and assistance to victims of a crime during a criminal proceedings. The project provides services ranging from consultations to court representation. To be eligible for these services an individual must be the victim of a crime and cannot have been charged for a crime. Call between 8am ...

Adoption Reunion Services (16%)
... Arizona provides a service to help facilitate contact between adoptive parents, adopted individuals, birth parents and siblings, while protecting court and agency records and the anonymity of those who desire it.The adoption must have occurred in Arizona. Please phone for more information or visit ...

Family Lawyer's Assistance Project (FLAP)- Phoenix (16%)
FLAP provides asistance to individuals who are representing themselves in family court matters such as paternity, child support, divorce and custody. Second location at 222 E. Javelina, Mesa

ASU Legal Clinic (16%)
Offers a wide range of legal assistance from consultations to court representation. These services are provided by volunteer student attorneys. The availability of assistance is restricted by the amount of students who are currently volunteering ...

Questions

Where can I find a specific Arizona Court online? (48%)
There is a new Courts Locator site that allows you to click on a county to find court contact information. Visit the Courts Locator online

I'm a mobile tool vendor and has sold a tool to a individual who refuses to pay and will not return it, how can I collect from this person? (48%)
... www.supreme.state.az.us/location/">Arizona Courts Locator on the Arizona Supreme Court website to find a court in the area. Many courts have a self-service area that provides the forms necessary to file a claim. If you decide to file a claim,  ...

I am the father of an 8 year old daughter born out of wedlock. No legal paternity has ever been established, but I've maintained a close relationship with my daughter all along as well as paid child support from day one. I would like to begin the process of obtaining legal joint (if possible) custody of my daughter ahead of fears my ex may try to relocate again (already moved from to CO to AZ). I believe I will need to establish legal paternity which is no problem as I am on the birth certificate and my ex will agree, as well as establishing permenant visitation rights and also the ability to bar her from moving again. Is there a step by step process available online to set this into motion? I am unable to afford an attorney, but might be able to afford a paralegal? Please advise. (48%)
... uploadedFiles/Courts/Legal_Services/14.pdf">Establishing Child Custody, Support and Parenting Time

Many courts have self help centers that can provide you with the forms that you need for your specific situation. Also, some courts have lists of attorneys who can help you represent ...

My wife and I are currently separated, and I am residing in Pennsylvania at the current time. I was able to attend only the first half of the parenting class before I moved out of state. Is it necessary to complete the course if I am no longer residing in Arizona? If so, is it offered as a "correspondence course"? (47%)
If the court that is handling your divorce requires that each party attend a parenting class, then you will most likely still be required to attend. You may want to contact the court directly to find out what is required of you. To find the contact information for the court where you filed for ...

Is there a way to read a will without contacting the surviving spouse and/or immediate family? (47%)
... the Court and becomes public record.  Under those circumstances, you can ask the clerk of the court (where the probate is ongoing) to view the file (which would contain the Will). To find a specific Arizona court, you can go to the Courts ...

What is Post conviction Relief? How long does the procedure take? Can it overturned someone's conviction? (47%)
... convicted of a crime at trial. This means the right to have a higher court than the trial court, review the case for errors or mistakes. An appellate court has the authority to reverse, affirm, or modify the action of a lower court and issue orders that it finds necessary and appropriate. There is ...

I currently have a 80/20 home mortgage. The first is with one lender and is a 30 year fixed. The second is with a different lender and is a 15 year balloon fixed. Does Arizona's non deficiency stipulation apply to both loans or just the first. I am concerned about foreclosing and then being pursued in collection by the second loan holder. (47%)
... foreclosed.

However, the courts have yet to address whether foreclosure by one lender stops THE OTHER LENDER from just choosing to sue for the loan amount as unsecured debt. The statutes also do not appear to directly address this issue. Since the Courts have never addressed the subject of ...

We are parents of a defiant & verbally aggressive & threatening 15 year old. A recent conflict ended with me as his adoptive stepdad giving him the choice to either work on better behavior or we would need to find alternate living for him. He chose to leave the house and is staying at various friends houses. What obligations do we as parents have to ensure a safe living environment and can we legally force him to return home? (47%)
... officer of the court.

You might want to check with your local juvenile court about community services being offered.  For example, in Maricopa County, "the Juvenile Court offers a staffing called a Children's Resources Staffing (CRS). The staffing allows anyone with specific ...

If someone puts an order of protection or a restraining order against me, it is good for 1 year from service. But how long after does it stay on my personal file. (47%)
... about how the courts work. You do not have a "personal file" at the court clerk's office. The clerk has a case file, which contains the petitioner's original request for the protective order, any response filed by you, and minute entries or other court orders deciding the action. This case ...

I am working with a gentleman who is receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) payments. The SSD is his only income. He has almost half the of SSD check garnished for child support. Is there any way he can have this amount reduced? Who could he go to for assistance with this? (47%)
... www.coconino.az.gov/uploadedFiles/Courts/Legal_Services/4.pdf">Coconino County

Yavapai County

i need direction in finding a class were i can take for reinterduction so that i may see my children (47%)
... Superior Court Self-Service Center on line and look under the forms for the packet labeled "Parent Information Program Order and Notice." It's #7 in the list. If you live in a different county, you can always contact the family law division of the superior court clerk's office for your ...

I own my home as sole and separate property and I am filing for divorce. My husband refuses to leave. What can I do? (47%)
... Find/Default.wl?DocName=AZRFLPR47&FindType=W&DB=AZ-TOC-WEB%3BSTAAZTOC&RS=WLW2%2E07&VR=2%2E0">Family Law Rule 47 asking the court to exclude him from the residence. If the situation is urgent, and especially if significant domestic violence is involved, you should opt instead for an emergency ...

I am trying to find the dissolution of marriage papers for cochise county, I've looked on the website for Self-Service Center and only see them for every county other than Cochise. Please Help! (47%)
... p>Some courts may use the same form as another county.  Please call your county to find out which form your court uses. 

Click here for the link to the Self Service Forms.

Will the court order extracurricular activity to be granted if a 14 year old presents the topic to the court? (47%)
... p>Arizona courts have discretion to consider extra curricular activities (i.e. sports, music, dance) in calculations for child support but they are not required to do so.  It really comes down to the specific circumstances of the case, the type of activity, the financial resources ...

My daughter's mother is not following our child care plan. Specifically she is taking my daughter out of town during my holiday time. Can I request a hearing and what do I file to get the hearing. (47%)
... forms and instructions provided by certain Superior Courts in Arizona regarding enforcing parenting time orders.  The forms are listed by county.  If you do not see your county listed below, contact your local superior court and ask for guidance about its particular procedures and ...

Our living TRUST was updated for the state of California; should it be updated for Arizona since this is now our primary residence? (47%)
... of a trust from another state (California) to this state upon certain conditions as might be imposed by the courts of the other state (California) and unless the Arizona court decides that the conditions are in conflict with Arizona rules and procedures. (What are Conciliation Services? (47%)
Conciliation Services is a program of the Superior Courts in Arizona and was established after the Arizona Legislature enacted the Conciliation Services Law. ( A.R.S ...

My ex-husband sent me a letter from prison, telling me he hired a lawyer to get a judge to ORDER me to take our 2 kids to see him. I have sole custody, and I had told him that i am not going to take them to a prison to visit him. When he was out, he never put any effort to see our kids, he only does this when he's in prison. Is is possible for him to get a court order to force me to take the kids to see him in prison? (46%)
... is stated in the decree. Is it possible for your ex to get a court order for parenting time while he is in prison - yes. Whether it is probable or appropriate is another question. If your ex pursues this issue, the courts will have to determine if it is in the children's best interest for them ...

If an Injunction of Harassment is dropped in Superior Court, can I re-apply due to not having enough evidence? Or appeal it? What are my options? Thanks for your help/info. (46%)
... with a renewed application based on old facts.

If the injunction was "dropped" by the court following a contested hearing, then, no, you cannot walk back into court and simply reapply for another injunction based on the same evidence. You would need to show that something ...

My son was born while i was out of the country and his mother put her boyfriends last name down as my sons last name on the birth certificate. Do I have a legal right to have my sons name changed to my last name? (46%)
... on fathers' rights.

If you live in a county other than Maricopa County, you can look up the court in your county through the Arizona Supreme Court, Court Locator. Many courts have online forms available for public use.

 

Where can the parenting Education classes be taken.. (46%)
... Pima County Superior Court's website.

If you live in a county other than Maricopa or Pima, you may want to go to the website of the Superior Court in your County to find information on parenting classes, or you may want to call the court. To find the superior court near you, you can use ...

Can I get an anulment instead of a divorce? (46%)
... href="http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/25/00302.htm&Title=25&DocType=ARS">-302.   However, the courts generally grant annulments only in cases where the marriage was void from the start (e.g. bigamy), or voidable (e.g. because one or both of the ...

WHAT CAN I DO IF MY LANDLORD DESTROYED OR DISPOSED OF MY PERSONAL PROPERTY PRIOR TO 21 DAYS AFTER THE WRIT OF RESTITUTION WAS EXECUTED AND I MADE AN ATTEMPT TO RECOVER IT PRIOR TO THE 21 DAYS EXPIRING? (46%)
... p>Under Arizona law,  a tenant may recover damages as determined by the court. (A.R.S. § 33-1368E)

If a landlord has disposed or destroyed the property ...

Where can I find a court approved parenting class? (46%)
... Superior Court in your county.

SUPERIOR COURT LOCATIONS

Apache County
70 West 3rd South
St. Johns, AZ 85936
(928) 337-7550

I am the recipient of the child support that my son is to recieve. I am not working but going to school full time, my son's father had put down on the paper work when he filed that I was making minimum wage and said that it was mandatory to have that down regardless if I was working or not. Is this true. He also says that it was mandatory that he gets to put my son on his taxes every year for four years is this true? (46%)
... on to clarify that the court does not *have* to attribute income, and cites a parent's effort to engage in reasonable career or occupational training (i.e. education) as one reason why the court might refuse to do so. The appendix further points out that, if the court attributes income (e.g. minimum ...

Is a condo covered in the anti-deficiency statue of Arizona? My condo is one of a 4 unit building. Is that a single family dwelling? I am the only person who lives in it. Can someone please help? (46%)
... statute, a “Qualified Property” means real property of”2.5 acres, or less,” and that is limited to and utilized as a “single-one-family or single-two-family dwelling”. However, AZ courts have held that four single-family condo units are not a Qualified Property ...

where and how do i find forms to amend child custody (46%)
The documents to amend child custody are usually located on your Superior Courts wesbite, in their self-help or self-service center under Family Law.  If you are located in Maricopa county the forms can be located I could not put guardianship because it is of an 18 year old autistic person and I need to know what steps to take to acquire guardianship of him until the divorce his parents are going through is settled. (46%)
... p>For information on guardianship of an adult you may want to visit your county's superior courts website.

If you live in Maricopa County you may download the information form the self service center of their website. 

Instructions can be located I am having a situation similar to what you describe regarding my old landlord withholding my deposit, and not contacting me at all after our walk through, when i had verbally requested an itemized list of deductions. it has been 20 business days and he has not contacted me. I'm looking for the text of Schaefer v. Murphey to read. Your article mentions the case, but I can not find any more information about it. Any help would be much appreciated (46%)
... p>If you go to your local law library (typically superior courts have one inside the building or nearby), ask the information desk to point you to the:

  • Arizona Reports; or the
  • Pacific Reporter Second Series

The legal citation for Schaefer v. Murphey is ...

How are adoption subsidies and monthly disability benefits treated in calculating child suppoort? My friend's wife refuses to provide him with any information as to these items and he is trying to put together his petition for dissolution. He is afraid that even if these monthly payments total more than his monthly gross income, he will be ordered to pay both spousal maintenance and child support. She also refuses to discuss joint custody. (46%)
... Support Guidelines, § 5, Determination of the Gross Income of the Parents.  It addresses what the Arizona courts consider in calculating income for child support purposes.

We would like to start the Divorce process ourselves, when we file the Petition do we have to submit a parenting plan at that time if we are planning on joint custody of our two minor children. Having trouble just getting started, thank you. (46%)
See our article on Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases. Additionally many of the local courts have self service guides for divorce as well ...

I have a default divorce and my ex-wife will not give me a copy of the court papers and I do not know where to find them. She moved out of state with my daughter and I have no idea what the custody is or anything about the divorce and she will not let me see my daughter. Is there anything I can do about this? (46%)
... Court webpage to find out more about how to obtain the information relating to your divorce proceedings. If you live in Pima County, your can go to the Pima County Family Court webpage to find out that same information. In fact, most courts have ...

I would like to know the cost of a name change for my child, and i woudl liek to print off the forms to do it myself but the link in the text would not pull up the site. thank you (46%)
... self-service website on the court's webpage. In addition to Maricopa County, many other county courts offer the same services. Find your County Superior Court.

The filling fees in Superior Court are listed in My 15 year old daughter moved back to live with me just over a year ago. My ex and I went to court to change custody and he was awarded 57 days of visitation. I drive my daughter 5 hours to where he lives so she has the opportunity to see him. She does not want to stay at his house because his new wife is verbally and emotionally abusive. He always knows when she is in town and he refuses to see her if she doesn't stay at his house. Do I have to force her to stay with him if I know what she has to go through there? Am I in contempt of court if I do not force her to stay at his house? (46%)
... p>I would not recommend violating *any* court order concerning parenting time - especially since Father could use that as evidence that you are no longer fit to exercise sole custody. Not only that, yes, you do run the risk of a contempt citation, too ...

We are divorced and both relocating to Phoenix--what do we need to do in order to have our child custody agreement be under Arizona jurisdiction once we've established residency? (44%)
... Superior Court (Family Court Case filing).  You will need to fill out a "cover sheet" for a new "Family Court" case. 

(4) Present to the clerk of the family court (1) the Family Court Cover Sheet, (2 ...

I want to get a divorce.  I married my wife several years ago.  After we were married, I found out that our marriage ceremony occurred before my wife had legally divorced her previous husband.  Is my  marriage to my wife legal?  Do I need a divorce or annulment? (44%)
... p>Arizona Superior Courts may annul a marriage that is determined to be null and void, such as when there is some legal obstacle or impediment causing the marriage to be void. (A.R.S. § 25-301) When someone is ...

How do I answer a summons for a debt from a vehicle repossession? (43%)
... p>

Most courts in Arizona have "answer" forms and instructions available to the public.  It is recommended that you check with the court specific to your situation to see what is available.  Each court may have specific rules and preferences.  ...

My husband and I are getting a divorce. He is living out of state so I currently have custody of our daughter. I am afraid that he will come and take her away. What can I do to make sure that he isn't able to do that??? (43%)
... quick FYI - courts sometimes refer to temporary as "pendente lite orders." If you see this phrase, do not be alarmed.  It is just a fancy latin way of saying "temporary.") 

Once temporary orders are in effect, they can be enforced by the court and you have ...

Small Claims Court -- What are the boundaries of cases that can be brought before this court? (43%)
... p>Every justice court in Arizona has a small claims division to provide an inexpensive and speedy method for resolving most civil disputes that do not exceed $2,500. The small claims court can be used by any individual, partnership, association or corporation for civil claims that do not exceed $2 ...

I would like to change the name of my daughter and remove my ex's last name. I also want full custody of my daughter. Is there legal aid that isn't costly. (42%)
... on your county to find the legal aid groups that cover family law in your county.

Also, many of the courts have self service centers. You can go to the websites or the court to get the proper forms to change custody status or to start the name change process. Both My daughter is 16 years old & is mentally handicapped. I want to get guardianship. What do I need to do first? (42%)
... ProbateCases/">here. If you are not in Maricopa then search your county's website, most courts offer their forms online.

To find more information about custody and paternity issues please visit the I have an adult handicapped daughter who lives alone and has been put in hospital for emergency care several times for severely neglecting herself;refusing to eat or receive help or care from family. She is paralyzed with Spina Bifida, mentally ill, and suicidal. Presently in hospital for her neglect.I am her mother.She needs long term care but refuses/How can I do it legally? (42%)
... tabid=118">Guardianship for an Adult

Coconino County

Guardianship and/or Conservatorship for an Adult

Mohave County:

I am a father of a 5 year old and my ex is using meth, she's denying it now, but the signs are there and my ex mother inlaw has asked me to get full custody. How can I get emergency custody of my child? (42%)
... AZRFLPR48&FindType=W&DB=AZ-TOC-WEB%3BSTAAZTOC&RS=WLW2%2E07&VR=2%2E0">Family Law Rule 48. 

You should remember that courts only grudgingly hand out emergency orders because they rarely involve fair, advance notice to the other parent. So you will have to present a ...

I was fired from my job. Prior to the firing I had asked the Director to investigate issues of abuse by the Managers towards the Latina and African American staff. I know that my firing was due to this. Do I have any recourse? (42%)
... by employers (who employ 15 or more employees) that are considered to be retaliatory.

Examples of conduct that have been considered by some courts as unlawful retaliation are the demotion, discipline or termination of an employee for complaining to the employer's management about possible ...

i am going thru a divorce and received an amendment to the divorce. he is trying to get full physical and legal custody of my kids. can he do that? (19%)
... when one parent starts a court case to decide paternity (or maternity) of a child. When a parent starts a court case for legal separation or divorce and the parents cannot agree about child custody, custody automatically becomes an issue for the court to decide. These court decisions are made in ...

The Judge granted me a divorce 12/08/06.My ex keeps filing Motions to the courts requesting to stop the default divorce. The Judge has already denied two as previously denied by the courts. What can I do to make her stop, or is there any paperwork I can file for her to stop. (19%)
... the court asking that your  ex pay/reimburse you for those attorney's fees and/or court costs.  (Forgive me for stating the obvious, but you cannot ask for attorney's fees if you are not represented by counsel).  After considering your motion, the court may require her ...

which court do I need to go to and where can I get forms for a divorce in Maricopa county? (19%)
... strong>Maricopa County Court Locations:

Superior Court in Phoenix - 201 W. Jefferson

Phoenix, AZ. 85003-2243

Court Administration: (602) 506-3204

Civil Court Administration: (602) 506-1497

Family Court Administration: (602) 506-1561

My ex-wife left my son with me in August 2007 and moved to San Antonio, TX. On 5/19/2008 she came to my son's school and took him out and put him on a plane back to San Antonio. Even though she has sole custody the law states that she is suppose to give me 60 days notice before he can be considered to be moved to a different state. How do I get a court sanction? (18%)
... of relocation on the child's stability.

J. The court shall assess attorney fees and court costs against either parent if the court finds that the parent has unreasonably denied, restricted or interfered with court-ordered parenting time.

K. Pursuant to section 25 ...

My ex is not complying with the courts order for visitation. I am supposed to see my child every other weekend and this hasn't ever happened since my divorce was final in Aug of '06. Is there anything legal I can do about my situation. (18%)
... like: What if a parent disobeys a court order? and What can the court do if a parenting time order is disobeyed?

Failure to follow a court order may lead to serious consequences for the person that fails to adhere to the court’s order. If a court has ordered visitation and the ...

when you get arrested in maricopa county when do you get to see a judge? (18%)
... court finds the person cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed.

* Conditions of release are established. This means the court will determine if the person shall be released on bond or on their own recognizance, or remain jailed for the safety of the community.

* Another court ...

I want my ex to get tested for drug use. He use to do meth and is portraying those characteristics again. I am a nurse and see the signs. He seemed to stop but now its happening again. I am scared for my children. What is the name of the packet in the self service center I can use to request this be done. The hair folicle test. He can trick the urine test. Thanks. (18%)
... many different court locations around the state of Arizona. To find out exactly what forms are available, you may want to check with the court closest to you. You can check the court's website or visit the self service center in the court. Here are some links for a few of the court self service ...

How do I begin to file probate if there is no will? (18%)
... s estate. The court may require the personal representative to post a bond in an amount equal to the value of the assets in the deceased’s estate, unless all interested parties have agreed to waive this requirement. After the court appoints a personal representative, the court issues to the ...

What steps must be taken to obtain a Judicial Determination of Heirs in Arizona? (18%)
... to the Superior Court. If one is objecting to the informal probate of the estate, an objection against the estate must be filed in Superior Court. Forms for filing an objection can also be found at the Self Service Center. There are self service centers in each Superior Court in Arizona, and all of ...

i have a assault - touching with intent to injur charge and managed to miss my court date wich was on wed.Called today and they issued a warrent misdereanor but also have a 500.00 bond how do i take care of tis without going to jail ????? (18%)
... A warrant is issued by a court to provide the legal authority for the sheriff or police to arrest someone. It doesn't necessarily mean you will go to jail. The warrant is issued because the court wants you to come in and deal with whatever matter is before the court that it has been unable to ...

How do I get the status of my divorce? My husband filed and said he took care of everything and I didn't need to do anything. (18%)
You can call the court in your county to see if your divorce has been filed, and the status of the divorce. To find the court in your county, you can go to the Arizona Supreme Court's court locator. You will need to sign the divorce decree before the divorce is final. Please make sure you completely ...

Do I still need the my ex's permission if I have sole custody? He has never even paid child support.My kids want their name changed too. (18%)
... Court's self service portion of the website to find out more information. Note that you can only apply for the name change if you are the child's parent or guardian.  The Superior Court's website lists the procedures for how to file a name change with the Maricopa County Superior Court.

How do i object to a petition for approval of ist account? Conservator has KNOWINGLY left items out of the inventory. This is the 2nd time. (18%)
... a href="http://www.supreme.state.az.us/location/">Arizona Supreme Court website court locator to find the court in your area and look for the specific forms for your court.

I would like to know how to start the eviciton process. What court do I go to, what papers are necessary, do I need to retain a lawyer etc. (18%)
... http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/justiceCourts/CourtsAndSections/Evictions.asp">Maricopa County Superior Court website. If you are not located in Maricopa County, you can find your local court through the Arizona Court Locator.

My court order has required me to pay for medical insurance for my daughter which I have done. My court order also states that each party is responsibe for one half of all uncovered medical expenses. We currently are in a situation where our medical deductible has not been met therefore a total hospital bill is due in the amount of $2200 for my daughter. My ex wife is refusing to pay her half...what do I need to do? (18%)
... or court order that governs the payment of uninsured medical expenses, you can request that the court enforce its terms (if the other party is refusing to follow it).  (Uninsured medical expenses generally fall under the "support" category).  If the court grants ...

Is there a law or work on a law regarding couples involved in domestic violence requiring them to seek counseling separately. Or, more specifically, if doing counseling with a couple when domestic violence is apparent, are therapists then required to refer to separate therapists for the individuals of the couple? (18%)
... your batterer, it is better to obey the court order, while still remembering a few simple rules:

First, make it crystal clear to the court and any mediator that you are a victim of domestic violence, and that you object to the proceeding. (The court may overrule your objection and order the ...

when a commisioner signes a court order with /s/ instead of a real signature, is this still a legal signature. I was reading that if a judge wasn't to sign a court order that it mean other things - this is why I ask. (18%)
... efilingguidelines/#useridandelectronicsignatures">Superior Court of Maricopa County Electronic Filing Guidelines state:

2.4 User ID and Electronic Signatures

The Court hosted eFiling system and any certified eFiling provider ...

Can i change the last name of my child from his biological fathers to mine, legally with out his consent if he is incarerated? (18%)
... writing or at the hearing, the court is likely to order the name change. If the other parent does object, the court is less likely to order the change, particularly if the other parent has maintained a relationship with the child. There may be other reasons the court will approve the name change ...

My spouse has taken me off health insurance benefits and we are currently in the middle of the divorce process. It is my understanding that my spouse cannot do this until the divorce is final. Is there a way or a law that states my spouse must leave me on health insurance benefits until the divorce has been final? (18%)
... p>A. In all actions for dissolution of marriage, for legal separation or for annulment, the clerk of the court shall pursuant to order of the superior court issue a preliminary injunction in the following manner:

1. The preliminary injunction shall be directed to each party ...

A water pipe breaks in my apartment while I am at work, I return home to 6 inches of water on the floor, all of my electronic items and some furniture items are damaged beyond repair. Is the apartment complex manager or management company responsible for replacing items lost due to this flood? (18%)
... have to file a complaint in court in order to seek recovery for the damaged personal property. Depending upon the dollar amount of the damage, the complaint may be filed in Small Claims Court (for claims up to $2500.00) or in Superior Court. Every justice court in Arizona has a small claims division ...

If I work out of the state of AZ will AZ child support still garnish my checks? (18%)
... the duty of informing the court of his/her address when it changes as well as any change of employment if there is a job change.  The change of employer notice will be sent to the Clerk of the Court and Clearinghouse and the Clearinghouse or the Clerk of the Court will notify the employer ...

If divorce papers state that house to be sold, but wife will not sell it, what can be done? (18%)
... p>You can petition the court to ask that the order be enforced.  The court will typically then issue an order for the sale of the home and appoint what is called a "special real estate commissioner" to oversee the sale of the property.

The following is part of Rule 91(A) of the ...

how do I get a copy of my divorce paperwork (18%)
You can generally obtain a copy of your divorce decree through the clerk of the court where your divorce was filed. To find the contact information for your court, you can use the Arizona Supreme Court, court locator

How do I locate case no. if I have atlas number? (18%)
... court, you can contact the clerk of the court or you can go to the Arizona Supreme Court case lookup webpage and search for a case by name and court.

my boyfriend has to go to court for a dui and since we can't afford an attorney, the judge is making him defend himself and hasn't appointed him a state defender. can he do this? isn't it in your rights that if you can't afford an attorney one will be appointed to you? (18%)
... he cannot afford his own attorney, the court will appoint him an attorney. He cannot be made to represent himself, unless the court finds him not to be indigent and he does not hire his own attorney. Typically the court will have anyone applying for a court appointed attorney to fill out a financial ...

MY X OR HUBBY DONT KNOW WHICH CAUSE HE WONT TELL ME IF HE DIVORCED ME 16 YRS AGO AND I DONT KNOW WHERE HE WAS LIVING TO FIND OUT. HE FIRST SAID WE WERE DIVORCED THEN HE SAID WE ARE NOT. (18%)
... in Arizona for information regarding divorce. Also, you may also want to call the court in your county to see if your divorce has been filed. To find the court in your county, you can go to the Arizona Supreme Court's court locator.

I found a car on craigslist and went to see the vehicle. The seller and I agreed on a price. I told him I would be receiving my refund check in one week and asked if I could hold the car with a $300.00 deposit. Unfortunately my refund check became offset and I will not be receiving any money. Now the seller does not want to pay me back the deposit. Is that legal? (18%)
... Arial">Disagreements about a contract for dollar amounts less than $2,500 can be settled in small claims court. The first step in process is to try and work out the problem before going to court. If you have been unable to do this you can find additional information about how to file a small claims ...

My girlfriend and I have two children together. I would like to gain custody of them since she has been experiencing mental health issues and cannot take care of the children.  I cannot afford a lawyer and have been told I cannot leave the state without her permission and was also told since the children's birth certificates establish I am the father and that they have my last name I can relocate with them. I can't get a straight answer ! (18%)
... p>If a court has already recognized paternity and granted you custody, you would need to review that court order concerning the right of relocation. If there is a court order in effect, obey it. If there is no court order of if the existing court order does not address relocation ...

Are verbal contracts a legal contract? Was buying a car from a friend, car title & registration left in friends name, insurance in my name, never late on a payment, friend sold car out from under me, I had put alot of money into the car. Is there anything I can do? The law officer that came when car was taken said I could file a civel law case, is this true? (18%)
... sue the seller in civil court for breach of contract to recover the payments that were made.

For claims up to $2500, the case must be filed in Small Claims Court within the Justice Court System. For claims up to $10,000, the case must be filed in the Justice Court as well but not under small ...

My ex-wife has stopped paying on the car and credit cards agreed upon in the divorce decree. My name is still on those items and I am afraid it is going to effect my credit. What can I do? (18%)
... and sanctions against the other ex-spouse for failing to comply with the court order. This may not have the effect of staving off the creditors (unless you can persuade them to wait while you bring the case back to family court), but it would at least have the virtue of serving notice to your ex ...

Are verbal contracts a legal contract? Was buying a car from a friend, car title & registration left in friends name, insurance in my name, never late on a payment, friend sold car out from under me, I had put alot of money into the car. Is there anything I can do? The law officer that came when car was taken said I could file a civel law case, is this true? (18%)
... sue the seller in civil court for breach of contract to recover the payments that were made.

For claims up to $2500, the case must be filed in Small Claims Court within the Justice Court System. For claims up to $10,000, the case must be filed in the Justice Court as well but not under small ...

If I feel that the judge that has my case is unfair and being partial to mky ex. can I request a new judge? (17%)
... a civil action in a superior court files an affidavit alleging any of the grounds specified in subsection B, the judge shall at once transfer the action to another division of the court if there is more than one division, or shall request a judge of the superior court of another county to preside at ...

My husband and I lived in Pima county, I moved out and now live in Maricopa Co. What reuirements do I have to meet to esablish residency in Maricopa so I can file for divorce here? (17%)
... A. If an action is not brought in the proper county, the court shall nevertheless have jurisdiction and may hear and determine the action unless the defendant, before expiration of the time allowed to answer, files with the clerk of the court in which the action is brought an affidavit of the ...

I am currently paying my arreaarages for child support, but was awarded to claim my daughter in odd years. In 2005, she would not let me take the deduction and again this year; telling me because I am not current that I cannot claim her. Is this true? If yes, what is the statute? If no, what steps do I need to take that she is not following a court order? (17%)
... the exemptions shall be conditioned upon payment by December 31 of the total court-ordered monthly child support obligation for the current calendar year and any
court-ordered arrearage payments due during that calendar year for which the ...

My mother passed away. She does have a will and I was nominated as the executer and trustee. I am the sole beneficiary. She only has a bank account but when the account was setup nobody was on the account but her. no payable unpon death. What is required by the bank for me to access the account to begin paying for her expences? Her will did state that I shoud have immediate access without going through the courts. (17%)
... without going through a court probate case.

The next step is to submit an affidavit (the forms are available from the Arizona Supreme Court, website listed above) that allows the person to claim personal property without going to probate court as long as the person meets the ...

My husband and I are getting divorced and have 4 children under the age of 12. We have not been able to reach an agreement on custody and temporary orders  included that joint physical custody be granted. In addition, there are "parentling evaluations" scheduled . What is a "Parenting evaluation" and what kinds of questions should I expect? Will there be an opportunity for me to provide the evaluator with inforation? Thank you! (17%)
... evaluator writes a report for the court and parties to review. This report is generally admitted into evidence at trial without the evaluator's live testimony at court, unless one of the parties subpoenas him/her for the hearing. Regardless of which method the court selected to evaluate your family ...

In 2003, my husband's girlfriend moved to AZ from IN. They had a daughter together born Feb. 2003. My husband has been court ordered to pay AZ courts because the mother of the child is currently receiving assistance from TANF. My husband has been told that he must get a attorney to establish visitation rights. My question is does the attorney have to practice law in AZ? We also cannot afford an attorney. What can we do? (17%)
... p>Any attorney who intends to:

(1) file a pleading or motion in an Arizona court;

(2) give legal advice concerning Arizona law or procedure; or

(3) formally appear in an Arizona court,

 must possess a valid license to practice law in Arizona.

On occasion ...

I have completed probation. What form do I file with the court to have my class 6 undesignated felony designated a misdemeanor? (17%)
... the person’s progress or lack thereof, keeping the court informed of that person’s performance. If the person completes all terms of probation ordered by the court, then the probation officer files a petition with the court with the probation officer’s recommendation about ...

My ex wants more child support. We agreed upon a number and I have been sending that amount into the clearing house. Then she wanted it back dated 6 months and her attorney said I had to pay it. None of this has been court ordered and they have not mailed anything to me. I have not been making as much money as I had been, real estate, how can I get this reduced to what it was before. And, do I have to pay the new amount if there is NO order? (17%)
... last ordered by the court.  

To be clear:

Question #1: Were you served or delivered with any paperwork filed by your ex-wife requesting an increase in support?  If yes, check with the court immediately regarding the ...

what paper work do i need to give someone gaurdianship (17%)
... response to court forms and instructions for appointment of a guardian in Arizona.  If your county is not listed below, it is recommended that you review the links anyway.  The process in your county should be similar.  You should then contact your local superior court to find out ...

While I was with my Mom at her boyfriend's house in CA, my friend and I walked in on them watching porn in the living room. They didn't hear us come in so she doesn't know that I know. I told my Dad and he is trying to decide how to handle this. I want to know (and so does my Dad) if this is reason enough for my Dad to get sole custody. Now they both have joint physical custody. Has a crime been commited and how will the courts view this event? Thank you. (17%)
... alternative, especially if the case ends up back in court, you could ask the judge to appoint a "children's attorney" under Family Law Rule 10(A)(1)(b). This lawyer would be answerable only to you, and represent your opinions and desires in court.

If the other parent has not completed the parent information class that was required to be completed by 6/24/2007 do they still get their visitation rights? The paperwork said if not completed then reasonable sanction pursuant to A.R.S. 25-353. (17%)
... states the following:

Unless the court excuses a party's participation, if a party fails to complete the educational program as ordered pursuant to section 25-352 the court may deny relief in favor of that party, hold that party in contempt of court or impose any other sanction reasonable in ...

I've received a copy of of an arrears calculation, it states my ex owes over $4000.00. Since he is not current on his arrears,I claim our every year for taxes until he is current. My ex disagrees with the calculations, what would be my next step? Or, whos responsable for cheking on the arrears calculations to make sure they are correct? (17%)
... 2">"The allocation of the exemptions shall be conditioned upon payment by December 31 of the total court-ordered monthly child support obligation for the current calendar year and any court-ordered arrearage payments due during that calendar year for which the exemption is to be claimed." ...

Number of days to file a Notice of Appeal to Justice Court judgement? Give ARS reference (17%)
... FAMILY: Arial">-1179. Appeal to superior court; notice; bond

A. Either party may appeal from a justice court to the superior court in the county in which the judgment is given ...

If both parents have passed away and the will wasn't finished before they were both passed away, but their wishes were known as to who should get the 2 children. Will that family member get the children or who legally would custody of the kids go to? (17%)
... the court may also consider their wishes in the matter. If someone other than a relative petitions for custody of the children then additional criteria must be satisfied before the Court will appoint that person as the guardian.

An interim guardian may need to be appointed and the Court may ...

My landlord comes to my house unannounced very often.  Since January he has been here every day.  He brings his son and they work on cars in the backyard from morning until eleven o'clock at night sometimes.  The lease says he has access to the shed.  My landlord says that because the lease says he has access to the shed, he is justified.  He also enters my house when nobody is home/  What should I do? (17%)
... agreement or obtain an injunction, which is a court order to prevent the landlord from entering without giving notice to the tenant. Sometimes, a tenant may recover monetary damages not less than an amount equal to one month’s rent in court. (My ex wife and I have been divorced for 18 months and it involved two kids. Our divorce decree and final agreement is filed in Rogers County Oklahoma. I now live in Arizona and have since the separation in May of 05. This summer my son came to visit and he has been asking his mom if he could live here and she gave me written and verbal permission that he could and now he has been here for 3 months with the agreement that we would modify the final agreement and child support. He is enrolled in school and school activities and after school activities and is doing very well. She is now wanting him to come back to Oklahoma and I want to file documents to keep her from doing this........can I do it here in Arizona or does he have to be here for a certain amount of time? Where can I go to get more info on the net? (17%)
... law that will control (since it is Oklahoma that issued the original child custody decree), and that phrases such as "a court of this state ..." refer to the court in Oklahoma - not Arizona!!!

There are limited exceptions to the rule concerning exclusive and continuing jurisdiction ...

What is a conservator? (17%)
... or appointed by the court. If the person to be protected objects to the appointment of a conservator, a trial is held on the matter.

The conservator must account to the Court each year and must be bonded unless all assets are Court-restricted (assests that require court persmission to access ...

i need modify join custody to sole custody, do to her iligal activity.what is the way to do so? (17%)
... can a court’s custody order be changed?

Either parent may request in writing that the court modify a custody order. To change an existing order it must be shown that the best interests of the child are served. The request is filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court and a fee ...

My son is 5 years old. I have sole custody. I read the self service paperwork and it says I have to notify the other parent or show "order terminating parental rights of the other parent." Is my divorce decree showing sole custody good enough? I know sole custody gives me the right to make decisions for my children even if my ex does not agree. (17%)
... loses the ability to act as a parent in any capacity. Such petitions are filed under Chapter 8 of the Arizona code - in juvenile court, not family court - and they generally require proof that a parent is entirely unfit. (So you know, "unfit" really does mean "unfit" - not just ...

I have a current custody order. I would like to present new information to the court in an effort to alter the agreement. I can not afford a lawyer. What can I do? (17%)
... p>How can a court’s custody order be changed?

Either parent may request in writing that the court modify a custody order. To change an existing order it must be shown that the best interests of the child are served. The request is filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court and a fee ...

my husband & i filed for legal separation in 2001. we reconciled in 04/2003 and lived together as husband & wife in arizona until end end of september 2006. he has filed for a dissolution of marriage, according to arizona law, are the terms of the 2001 legal separation still valid? (17%)
... coverage, and disallow removal of minor children from the court's jurisdiction without written permission of the "left behind" parent or a court order.) Also, the AZ family law rules permit either of you to petition the court for temporary orders (What should you do if you have lost your job and cannot afford to pay child support? (17%)
... href="http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/25/00327.htm&Title=25&DocType=ARS">A.R.S § 25-327, which permits an Arizona court to modify or terminate spousal maintenance or child support ONLY upon proof of changed circumstances that are both *substantial* and *continuing ...

I have a daughter who will be 16 the end of june. She wants to get married now instead of waiting. How do i go about doing this?? And if i she does get married am i legally responsible for her anymore?? (17%)
... and the approval of any superior court judge in the state.

When the parents are living apart, the consent shall be given by the parent who has the custody of the minor.

Before authorizing the marriage of a person who is under sixteen years of age, the court:

  1. Shall require both ...

    my ex filed for a order of protection and was granted it against me for him and my kids the year is now up and i need to know how to get my babies back i tried to file to get the order dropped but could not get to the courthouse to do it now i havent seen my kids in 12 months please help (17%)
    ... strong>LINKS TO FORMS AND/OR INSTRUCTIONS:

     If you do not see your county superior court listed below, you should contact your local superior court to ask about its process. 

    Maricopa County:

(3) for which the person is required or ordered by the court to register as a sex offender,
(4) for which there has been a finding of sexual motivation,
(5) in which the victim is a ...

If I am receiving Social Security income, can my creditors get a hold of it? (16%)
... In general, your Social Security income is protected from creditors. It may be even easier to protect such income if you have your checks deposited directly into your bank account. Social Security income can, however, be garnished for court-ordered child support, alimony or unpaid federal taxes.

Should I file for bankruptcy if I cannot pay my debts? (16%)
... your obligation, most remaining debt would be canceled at the end of the repayment period.

Under Chapter 7, however, you ask the bankruptcy court to cancel most of your debts because you do not have enough money or property to pay them off. (To qualify for a Chapter 7 plan, you would have to ...

If a person dies and does not leave a will, can a family member take over the dead persons home. (16%)
... as a joint tenant with right of survivorship or as community property with right of survivorship. Depending on the size of the deceased person's estate and the way the deceased held title to the property in the estate, a court proceeding to determine who gets to keep the property will be needed.

How do I apply to the Superior Court for an Order of Temporary Custody of a Minor? (16%)
... involved in an active family law case you can petition for temporary custody or parenting time under Family Law Rule 47.  Forms can be found at the Maricopa County Superior Court Self-Service Center online

What parental rights do I have as a non-custodial parent. The custodial parent refuses to inform of medical conditions, medical and dental visits, school functions (states I am forbidden to attend), parent-teacher conferences, open house at school, basically he believes I am not permitted to have any form of contact outside my ordered visitation time - Saturdays 7am - 6pm? (16%)
... and other information concerning the child's education and physical, mental, moral and emotional health[,] including medical, school, police, court and other records directly from the custodian of records or from the other parent." In particular, you should note that last phrase "... from ...

When a child turns 18 does child support stop? (16%)
... FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/25/00320.htm&Title=25&DocType=ARS">A.R.S. § 25-320(E) and (F).

Specifically, the court can extend child support beyond the age of majority under circumstances where the child is severely mentally or physically disabled (i.e. unable to live ...

What is a Dissolution of Marriage? (16%)
Dissolution of marriage (or divorce) is a court procedure to end the marriage, provide for child custody, support, visitation, the division of community property and debts, and in some cases, spousal maintenance (or alimony ...

My husband passed away three months ago. The insurance company requested me to furnish appointment of guardianship to release the benefit of my daughter (under 18) under the Group Term Life Insurance. What should I do? (13%)
... and the court will likely appoint you conservator then and there.

(4) At the hearing, the court typically will sign and provide you with an "Order of Appointment" and "Letters of Appointment of a Conservator";

(5) The court most ...

I have raised my grandaughter since she was six months and she is now 7 yrs old. My son lives with me and has legal guardianship over her. Her mother came and got her two days ago stating she now wants to raise her. What legal grounds do I have or what can I do to obtain guardianship over her? (12%)
... strong>

  • Has your granddaughter simply been in your son's care for the past 7 years or has the court issued an actual order for guardianship?
  • If the court appointed your son as your granddaughter's legal guardian was it for a temporary or permanent guardianship?

I am at 0 earning potential, have 3 kids (1,4,7), the 2 oldest are from the marriage, the baby is from current relationship. my ex is taking me back to get the 0 earning potential changed.Day care for all my kids would be all of my paycheck! would they still change it like I am working when I am not? Do I need to put my boyfriends income and info on the paperwork? are there any adjustments since I had another baby? (12%)
... em>"If a parent is unemployed or working below full earning capacity, the court may consider the reasons. If earnings are reduced as a matter of choice and not for reasonable cause, the court may attribute income to a parent up to his or her earning capacity." ...

Is there specific paper I need to move out of state after a divorce where I have received sole custody of the children (12%)
... Once you have done this, the other parent has 30 days to petition the court to prevent your move. Even if that happens, since you have sole legal custody, you are entitled to *temporarily* move while you await the court's decision if immediate health, safety or employment concerns require it - so ...

What if I don't agree to court decision in custody/parenting time self representation/ attourney for other party. can I file an appeal or express my reasons for not agreeing (12%)
It is not entirely clear what is meant by “court decision in custody/parenting time self representation/attorney for other party,” but the following assumptions are made to address this issue: (1) you represented yourself at a custody hearing; (2) your opponent had an attorney that you think did ...

how can i get an orders of protection against someone with no police report? (12%)
... p>Here is an excerpt from "Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide":

How do I get a court order?

You can go to any city court, justice court or superior court and get a packet of instructions and forms that contain the Petition, a blank Order and a blank ...

I gave revocable guardianship to my mom when I moved out of state so the kids could finish that school year and I started my new job. Now that I have petitioned to revoke guardianship, she is suing me for custody. I am so far and not sure how to handle this. (12%)
... ARS 25-415(A) requires the court to summarily deny the petition without further ado unless the petitioner can establish: (1) that she stands in loco parentis to the child; (2) it would be significantly detrimental to the children to leave them with the parent; (3) no court has issued a custody ...

How long do I need to run an ad in the newspaper to get a divorce? (12%)
... impracticable, then service may be accomplished in such manner, other than by publication, as the court, upon motion and without notice, may direct. Whenever the court allows an alternative or substitute form of service pursuant to this subpart, reasonable efforts shall be ...

I am the obligor. My child support payment has been reduced by $ 790 a month, retroactive to 4 months ago. How do I get back the money my ex-wife has been over-paid over the four month period ? (12%)
... court within twenty-four months after the termination of the obligation.

B. The court may enter a judgment for reimbursement against the obligee if the court finds that ...

I gave revocable guardianship to my mom when I moved out of state so the kids could finish that school year and I started my new job. Now that I have petitioned to revoke guardianship, she is suing me for custody. I am so far and not sure how to handle this. (12%)
... ARS 25-415(A) requires the court to summarily deny the petition without further ado unless the petitioner can establish: (1) that she stands in loco parentis to the child; (2) it would be significantly detrimental to the children to leave them with the parent; (3) no court has issued a custody ...

I am a father of two and my wife physically and mentally abuses our kids. How can I get emergency custody of my two kids? (12%)
... p>The answer depends on the current status of your domestic relations court case – assuming any exists.  If neither you nor your wife has filed any legal papers yet, then one assumes that one of you will petition for divorce or legal separation.

I am a single mother(one child) and living on a Teacher's salary. I have a mortgage and a considerable amount of credit debt, plus student loans. I can make my house payment but am struggling to make any of the credit payments. Question is: Can I file Bankruptcy ( ch7) and keep my house. None of the debt was secured with my home. (12%)
... www.azb.uscourts.gov/default.aspx?PID=73">Bankruptcy Court forms page. Also, the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona has a self service area. Bankruptcy forms and people who may be able to answer some of your questions are both at the self service area at the court

What is a status hearing and how does it work in Superior Court? (12%)
... and how much time she should allocate for the trial. It is also an opportune time for the court to enter temporary orders upon which the parties have *agreed*. (If they haven't agreed, then the court should not enter orders over objection until it can hear evidence.)
The closest parallel to ...

A court signed an Injunction Against Harrassment to protect me from my ex-boyfriend but I cannot afford to pay a process server to have the injunction served on him.  He is still harrassing me but leaves before the police arrive.  What should I do? (12%)
... in the Maricopa County courthouses, Superior Court of Arizona, at:

  • Downtown Phoenix: 101 West Jefferson, 1st Floor (East Court Building) in the Law Library
  • Southeast (Mesa): 222 East Javelina, 1st Floor (Southeast Court Complex) in the Law Library

Legal ...

I was recently in a relationship with a guy who was verbally and emotionally abusive. We were living together for about 3 months and he was always yelling at me and I was getting very scared. After he held me inside our apartment and refused to let me leave I finally got out and moved out. I tried to keep things civil. He moved to out of state but he says he will come back. He calls the house I am staying at several times a day.  He breaks into my emails and talks to my friends. He threatens me and he gets very angry at times and calls me and says he will do stuff to me and he will do stuff to my friends . I was wondering what I could do. I am very stressed out and scared and I feel like it is getting worse and I need a solution. I looked up about an order of protection but Im not sure where to go and how to do it. Id like to stop him from contacting me, my family, and my friends. I feel that he may be emotionally unstable and have issues that could turn to violence. He says he is coming back to Arizona and I just want to protect myself, my family, and my friends. (12%)
... court and apply for such an order. Do yourself a favor, though: Don't wait until lunch hour or the last hour of the business day if you can help it! The lines are just awful at those times. Try to go in the early morning or early afternoon (2:00-3:00 p.m.) when most people are at work. Each court ...

A court signed an Injunction Against Harrassment to protect me from my ex-boyfriend but I cannot afford to pay a process server to have the injunction served on him.  He is still harrassing me but leaves before the police arrive.  What should I do? (12%)
... in the Maricopa County courthouses, Superior Court of Arizona, at:

  • Downtown Phoenix: 101 West Jefferson, 1st Floor (East Court Building) in the Law Library
  • Southeast (Mesa): 222 East Javelina, 1st Floor (Southeast Court Complex) in the Law Library

Legal ...

My daughter will turn 18 at the end of January, but is still in high school, senior, graduates in May. Is there a form for me to fill out to keep the C.S. obligation going? Also I am married now but the clearing house still knows me by my old last name how can I change it? (11%)
... in which the child is actually attending high school or the equivalency program but only until the child reaches nineteen years of age unless the court enters an order pursuant to subsection E of this section. Notwithstanding any other law, a parent paying support for a child over the age of ...

Can a person not a resident of Arizona be my guardian or conservator? (11%)
... ansi-language: EN">States that "Any person interested in the welfare of a minor may petition the court for appointment of a guardian."

Is a debt consider legally binding if it is more than 7 years old? (11%)
... speakup/ars_page.cfm?ars=12-1611">A.R.S. §12-1611.  You should check with the Court’s website for the county you are in or those you have lived in, and search the court records.  If there is a valid judgment against you, then you are liable assuming it was granted less than ...

I have a 10 month old son, I was not married to the father, he is on the birthcertificate, we have lived together not as a couple but raising him since his birth, I want to move to another state to live with a family member to start my life over, I have received mixed legal advise on this, there are NO documents in place determining custody etc,Do I have custody since I am his mother like other states and can I leave without any legal consequences? (11%)
... six months shall exercise legal custody until further order of the court. The notice requirement in Arizona's relocation statute does not apply unless both parents are entitled to custody or parenting time due to a court order or by written agreement. See can i move out at the age of seventeen with my parents permission? (11%)
... like the choices that you are making they could take back their permission, and you would have to go back and live with them, or go into court and ask the court to declare you emancipated. (See  ARS § 12-2451 which covers ...

what forms do i need to file for a response to modification of custody. what format do i use to put together the forms. (11%)
... superior court's self service center to see if they have a " blank template" for responding to motions.  There really is not a specific form for responding to modification of custody.  You can also go to your local law library (sometimes found in the superior court) and ask to ...

What to do with an exwife that has not followed the judge orders on the separation of goods after the divorece was done. She is still taking money from my account,she has taken things from my home, how can I get her out of my life and make her return all the money and goods she has taken afte the divorce? (11%)
... in these types of civil claims. Such a case might involve either small claims court or - if the value of property stolen was steep enough - mandatory arbitration and/or a full-fledged jury trial in superior court.

Third, you *may* be able to ask the family law judge to take certain steps to ...

My 22 year old son, who is on probation, will not move out of the house. He does not pay rent and there is no lease agreement. How do we evict? (11%)
... notice, the parents may file a complaint against him for forcible entry and detainer. The complaint may be filed with the clerk of superior court or with a justice of the peace. The complaint must: • be in writing, • be sworn under oath, • contain a description of the premises of ...

What is the difference between a 'living will' and a 'last will and testament' type of will? (11%)
... to be valid through the court process called probate. Simple estates can be probated informally and the forms for Maricopa County are located at the Maricopa County Superior Court  Self Service ...

How do I serve my wife with divorce papers. (11%)
... of direct service.

First, "personal jurisdiction" is the authority of the court to take action over a specific individual. If you intend to drag your wife into an Arizona divorce, and ask an Arizona court to enter orders that affect her property rights, or require her to pay family support ...

What is the difference between a 'living will' and a 'last will and testament' type of will? (11%)
... to be valid through the court process called probate. Simple estates can be probated informally and the forms for Maricopa County are located at the Maricopa County Superior Court  Self Service ...

All, I have a 3 yrs old boy that was born when I was 24 and his mom was 16; I'm 28 now and she is 19. I pay her a weekly amount for child support (casual arrangement, have notarized letter with terms), and we had a verbal agreement that I would take him Fri night-Sun night and every other Wednesday. We got into an argument and now she will not let me see my boy; I have been a part of his life since the beginning. Can I take her to court to make custody and support legal? Will her being a 16 yr old mother be reason for criminal charges? Thanks in advance. (11%)
... the court for custody and parenting time as provided in A.R.S. § 25-408. Of course, such a father may also be required to pay child support, depending on the level of custody and parenting time he receives after a court ...

My step son is 15. He has been with us for 16 months without seeing his biological mother. My husband is getting deployed in 2 weeks again, our son does not want to go back to mom being she has put him through alot. Does he have the right to tell a judge that and stay with me while dad is gone? What do we have to do legally to keep him home? (11%)
... inDoc=/ars/25/00405.htm&Title=25&DocType=ARS">Arizona Revised Statute § 25-405. Interviews by court; professional assistance - is that statute that says that the court can interview a child to find out what the child's wishes are as to his or her custodian and as to parenting time ...

i have lived with my grandparents since i was 13. The reason of that is because my dad was abusive so they took me out of his house and put me with my grandparents. I am now 16 and want my licsense but my dad still has all of his parental rights. I want to know if i can take all his custody over me away from him. my grandpa is too scared to go to court against him..is there anyway i can?? (11%)
... loses the ability to act as a parent in any capacity. Such petitions are filed under Chapter 8 of the Arizona code - in juvenile court, not family court - and they generally require proof that a parent is entirely unfit. (So you know, "unfit" really does mean "unfit" - not just ...

My daughter, received garnishment papers from her employer from an apartment she defaulted on. She was never notified of any garnishment by the collection agency; she was never served or summoned to court regarding the debt. Do they have to notify her before obtaining a garnishment? (11%)
... 1">Your employer is the "garnishee" and must follow directions from the court.

Can your wages been garnished without you being informed by the party that is garnishing your wages. (11%)
... 1">Your employer is the "garnishee" and must follow directions from the court.

I had my daughter 2 months ago and allowed my, then boyfriend, to sign stating that he was the baby's father. His name is on the birth certificate but we have since found out that he is not the baby's father. What do I have to do to get his name off the birth certificate now. We are no longer together and the biologicial father wants to be on the birth certificate. What do I have to do? (11%)
... or the parent of a child born out of wedlock may establish the paternity of a child by filing one of the following with the clerk of the superior court, the department of economic security or the department of health services:

My son is presently in the military and his girlfriend told him she is pregnant but does not want the child but that he may raise the child. He wants to know what he must do to keep sole custody of the child and have her relinquish her rights? (11%)
... the court for custody and parenting time as provided in A.R.S. § 25-408. Of course, such a father may also be required to pay child support, depending on the level of custody and parenting time he receives after a court hearing ...

I have been divorced for 4 years now. For the summer I signed up the kids (2) for a program that ends each day @ 5:30 for $180. My ex wants to sign them up for a program @ the comm. center for $1250 becasue it ends at 6:00 each day. She is not employed and does no know when she will be getting off? Will I be responsible if she sign them up for this other program? Please advise as this plays into the next school year also Thanks, Frustrated (11%)
... you are responsible to pay for all or part of such a program and you refuse to do so, your ex could possibly bring an action in court to enforce payment.  If the court agrees in that situation (that you should have paid), your ex may be entitled to an award of attorneys fees (if she is ...

I was served with an injunction against harassment and was never informed by the plantiff that I was harassing her...we were friends. Now I have been given this form and I don't know what to do...she never indicated that she felt threaten by me and showed no changes in her behaviors that would even give the slightest clue as to her feelings...what do I do to protect myself now... (11%)
... same Court that issued the Order of Protection or Injunction Against Harassment.

If the order is modified, the modified order has to be re-served and is effective for one year from the date of service of the original order. If the defendant does not accept the order while in the court, the ...

My severely disabled (non verbal, non ambulatory) 20 year old son’s health status has declined to the point that his mom and I have agreed not to take any extraordinary intervention. He is being followed at home by Hospice of the Valley. We are being challenged by the treating hospitals to produce a medical POA to recovery his medical records. Given his current medical status the possibility of him surviving more than a couple of weeks are doubtful. Is there an easy and inexpensive way to get guardianship of him and should we? (11%)
... without also filing for “permanent” guardianship. This is an expensive proposition because of all the papers, medical report, and the court hearing involved.

My ex-wife and I are having trouble agreeing on where our son can/should attend school. He is 9 years old and currently attends a private christian school, but wants to go to public school with his step-sisters and neighborhood friends in the fall. My ex is avoiding the discussion of our son changing schools. My ex and I have joint physical and legal custody. What steps do I need to take in order to address this issue with the courts? (11%)
... the end, if the custody decree is no help at all, and there are no dispute-resolution provisions in the paperwork, you will have to petition the court for a decision. This involves following the procedure in Family Law Rule 91(A) and (H). You can find the Arizona family law rules by clicking on this ...

What exactly is "AZ ST 25-403.08" (Resources & Fees). I am a father of 2 boys and am at the final trial which is ending April. I have pretty much run out of financial resources to oay for an attorney and I have inadequate knowledge of the procedures and rules of the court. I have only petitioned to modify custody because my ex was making threats to take the children away and later she petitions for an enforcement of the decree. AZ ST 25-403.08?? (11%)
... party with insufficient resources to obtain adequate legal representation and to prepare evidence for the hearing.

B. If the court finds there is a financial disparity between the parties, the court may order payment of reasonable fees, expenses and costs to allow adequate preparation.

we are married, my wife and i had our differences, we were getting back together, and one day she got sick, and then passed away, but before that, we had 3 girls together, but now the grandmother says that I abandoned them, and was served with paperwork. do i still have the right to be their father, if we are still leagally married? I do have the right to go there with an officer and pick up my children. (11%)
... ars=25-415">A.R.S. § 25-415
.  If she has been determined to be their legal guradian and that you have abandoned them the court may allow the grandmother to remain their guardian.  However, the law presumes that children are better served in a parent's custody than someone ...

I have a son who his father and I aren't married but the father is on the birth certificate. His father just got out of prison and threatens me with leaving the state with my son. How do I get soul custody of my son? (11%)
... p>Assuming you are living in Arizona, the following links are to forms and instructions regarding establishing custody.  If a court has never issued a paternity order (i.e. requiring father to pay support, etc.) then you will need to first establish custody through a paternity action.  If ...

If the biological father pay for childcare costs only, does that give him the right to claim our child on federal taxes? (we have no court orders established) (11%)
... called "first in time filing" / "race to file" situations, you may want to consider establishing an order through the court.  The court can establish parameters for claiming the exemption(s) (i.e. father claims exemption during odd numbered years ...

I am getting ready to file paper work to gain equal custody of my daughter.. But I am not married. I was curious as too my rights until the paperwork is finished and what I need to do to get the ball rolling (11%)
... you are the presumed father (due to acknowledgment, genetic testing or presence on the birth certificate), and it does not disclose whether court proceedings are already in progress - although you imply that they are not.

Assuming that you have taken no steps toward establishing your ...

father is not paying court ordered support, how do I file for contempt of court (11%)
... cannot make any non-custodial parent pay child support. Child support collection is a process. A support order must be obtained through the court before an individual can apply for help in having that order enforced. Enforcement of an order depends on being able to find the non-custodial parent AND ...

I obtained a legal guardianship of my grandchild in California, but now my grandchild and I have moved to Arizona. I want to file a Registration of Foriegn Order. What information do I use to fill in the form where it says "Statute Reference"? How do I file the form once it is complete? (11%)
... withholding orders in the same manner as it does for Arizona orders. DCSE may also register other states’ orders with the court and request that the court enforce them. (A.R.S. 25-1244 and What should I do if I suspect that my caregiver is stealing money from me? How can I prove that this is so? (11%)
... file a civil action to recover damages (for the lost assets or property) that equal up to three times the amount of the actual loss. The court may award court costs and attorney fees to the victim. (My husband is homeless and does not really have an address. I mailed the acceptance of service plus the divorce papers to him at his last known addressvia certified mail. If I get the papers back unclaimed or undelivered can I file this along with asking for a default or do I have to go by publication? I cannot afford all these fees. I did get a deferral for the court fees but did not check for publication fees. Publication sounds like it is a hard and delaying process. I hear some saying I can file if I get the certified green card back as proof of service or even if the papers come back unclaimed. We have three kids and I am asking for sole custody. (11%)
... 40-43) that set out the requirements for service, suggesting a strong connection between the two. Most importantly, Rule 40(I) even directs the court to dismiss your case altogether if you do not accomplish service within 120 days - unless you have persuaded the judge to give you additional time.

i dont get to see my grandson he is almost 3 and I've only seen him mabe 10 times what can i do to get visitation? (11%)
... is deceased or has been missing for at least three months, then you may have the opportunity to request visitation of your grandchild through the court.

Please understand that even if you are able to show one or more of these factors exists, the overriding consideration for the judge will be ...

can i choose which parent i want to live with, if not, what age can i? (11%)
... to apply equally to everyone.

 

The good news is that the court will definitely want to hear your opinion before making any decision about custody. In fact, it is one of the factors that the court considers before ruling on the issue. This and the other factors considered can be ...

If I have sole custody do I need the other parents permission to take our child out of the country on vacation? (11%)
... either out-of-state or international travel. If they do, it will not matter what kind of custody you possess. You will need the consent of the court to take your trip.

Your divorce decree may also contain special rules about your duty to provide a trip plans to the "left behind" ...

I have recemtly been told I have to relocate for work. My oldest son is 17 years old and graduates in a month. He has told me that he will not move, and when we go, he is "Disapearing". I told him he had to be emancipated to do this, and of course he responded "No one will ever get me". The child has has discplinary problems and typically does not do anything he is told". Is there some legal way of keeping this kid in check? (11%)
... amp;Title=8&DocType=ARS" target="_blank">A.R.S. § 8-201(15)(c)). Some of the consequences of being found incorrigible include being fined, be placed on probation, and being ordered to do community service. The specific charges and consequences are left up to the officer of the court.

Can an arrest for domestic violence be expunged that occured 1996 where the case was dropped. No physical violence ocurred and no injury ever happened. (11%)
... 8pt"> For which the person is required or ordered by the court to register as a sex offender, A.R.S ...

I am a resident of AZ. My wife and I were married in AZ. My wife is a resident of Minnesota and has filed for divorce there. The laws of which state govern in the divorce settlement? (11%)
... of filing for divorce in Arizona. The article states:

When can I start a divorce case?
Before starting the court case, either the husband or wife must have lived in Arizona for at least 90 days or have been a member of the armed forces stationed in Arizona for at least ...

My legally separated husband lives in Oregon and I live in Arizona how much and how long will it take to get a divorce? (11%)
... Guide for Divorce Cases" and "Things you Should Know About Divorce in Arizona" posted on this site. The documents explain the court process in Arizona including the timing for a divorce.

Does FMLA cover my grand-child who was placed with me by Tribal CPS? CPS is her temporary guardian but I was given authority to sign for services for her (11%)
... placement of the child if the absence from work is required for the placement for adoption or foster care. For example, for counseling sessions, court appearances, physical examinations, etc. For more information, see Regulations 29 CFR Part do I lose my rights to my child if a grandparent is apointed permanent guardian? (11%)
No, you don't. Not at all. In fact, one of the reasons that a court might appoint a permanent guardian is precisely because complete termination of parental rights would *not* serve the child's best interests. (i am a uncle that has been in care of my 5 yr old nephue and now my parents are trying to take him what are my rights (11%)
... p>This situation depends on the particular circumstances surrounding the placement of the child. Generally, the court considers many things when looking at where a child should live, including who has legal custody of the child, what type of custody each person has, the circumstances of the parents ...

Does FMLA cover my grand-child who was placed with me by Tribal CPS? CPS is her temporary guardian but I was given authority to sign for services for her (11%)
... placement of the child if the absence from work is required for the placement for adoption or foster care. For example, for counseling sessions, court appearances, physical examinations, etc. For more information, see Regulations 29 CFR Part In state of Arizona can a 17 year old move out without parents permission? (11%)
... fined, be placed on probation, and being ordered to do community service. The specific charges and consequences are left up to the officer of the court.

If the parent cannot control the child, the child can be removed from the parent's supervision. The child may then be placed in an ...

What does a prenup protect you from and what is the best way to obtain a prenup? (11%)

For additional information, review the following Arizona Revised Statutes:

Arizona Uniform Premarital Agreement Act:

My father is on his death bed in bullhead city. All past wills have included #1 I want to be buried in the nearest VA cemetary. His current wife of 3 years has paid for a cremation. She has a new will and will not produce it to any of 3 children. She has power of atty. We also believe she requested he be taken off cardiac meds when going into hospice, and believe this was negligent?? When does she need to produce a will?? Please help (11%)
... p>Generally, a will does not become "public record" until a will is probated with the court (after the death of the individual).  However, you as an heir, may have notice rights about the administration of your father's estate after the death of your father

If I wanted to give up my parental rights, would I still have to pay Child Support? (11%)
... in ARS 8-539.

8-593 Effect of Court Order.

An order terminating the parent-child relationship shall divest the parent and the child of all legal rights, privileges, duties and ...

I came to Mohave County April 17, 2008 from Wyoming; my husband served me divorce papers from Wyoming (since that's where we lived together); I am still here in Kingman Az and now need some help with my "answer" who can I get help from? (11%)
... lawyers in Kingman who specialize in family law. You may also want to contact the Mohave County Superior Court to see whether they have a self service center or a list of lawyers who can help you with your answer. In addition, there are legal services ...

My husband and I are in the process of getting a divorce. Right now, I have sole custody of our 3 1/2 year old son. My ex has visitation. Our orders do not state a plan for holiday visitation and we did not agree on one. Do I have a right to keep my son on holidays? (11%)
... information is needed. What type of parenting plan is currently in place? Is it informal agreement or the result of temporary orders through the court? Usually, parenting plans have some sort of reference to holiday visitation. If it does not, it is something that should be addressed in advance ...

I have been seoerated from my husband for the last 8 week. He told me to take my two boy age 6 & 8 and move to my sisters in Nevada. I have both boys in school here and have a new job . befor my paper were filed with the Nevada. He filed in AZ. I was served today with paper stating I must return the children to Flagstaff. I need to know what I can do to appeal this discision. My husband has anger issues he is bypolar and has very eratic behavior (11%)
... 00403.htm&Title=25&DocType=ARS">A.R.S. § 25-403(A)(6)) 
Among many, many other statutory factors, I am sure that the court will also consider:
(a) why the parent felt he needed to leave AZ;
(b) whether a less drastic measure would have resolved his problem ...

i was told that i owed money for a bad check on a car.. but i was never served court papers and the car was taken away.. what are my options? (11%)
... the vehicle as long as it does not breach the peace.  You are not required to give the vehicle to the lender if the lender has not obtained a court order, but the lender does not have to notify you of its intention to repossess the vehicle.  See, my grandaughter is 15 yrs, unmarried and had a baby. the father is also 15 and unemployed. Is he or his parents lrgally responsible for child support. How do we proceed? (11%)
... majority.

B. The court may order that a judgment made against a parent pursuant to this section be satisfied through periodic payments as other child support orders.

My daughter was born in 2004, at the time my boyfriend did not have ID on him so they would not let him sign the birth certificate. We were planning on changing her last name from mines to his before she started school, in Nov 2006 he was killed she does get social security from her father and I really would like to grant his wish for his only child to have his last name and she was always taught that her last name is his, please tell me what I can do to change her last name to his? (11%)
... SC_Web/Portals/0/Library/civil/NameChange_Minor.pdf">Name Change for a Minor - Forms

If you live in a county other than Maricopa or Pima, contact your local superior court to find out their process and get their forms.

When and how to contact a fiduciary. (11%)
... p>A public fiduciary is a person who serves as a court appointed guardian, conservator, and personal representative when there is no other person or corporation qualified and willing to serve.  They should be contacted as a last resort after reviewing other options. To find out more ...

I had a bad loan, which I fell behind on after an auto accident, and am being forclosed on. My question is, do I need to be served with a written notice of eviction and how much time do I have if so ? Also , is there a redemption period ? (11%)
... sale is concluded and the lender has title to the house then they would have to evict you. The lender has to give you five days written notice and then the court is supposed to schedule the hearing on the eviction within 3 to 6 business days. The sheriff then has to serve the notice of eviction ...

How is spousal support(alimony)figured? (11%)
... A.R.S. § 25-319 discusses spousal maintenance.

B. The maintenance order shall be in an amount and for a period of time as the court deems just, without regard to marital misconduct, and after considering all relevant factors, including:

  1. The standard of living ...

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    ... and Things without court action. (Attached hereto as Exhibit A - Letter to defense counsel dated January 12, 2005 and facsimile confirmation sheet.) STATUS OF PLAINTIFF’S DISCOVERY REQUESTS: SECOND REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION AND FIRST SET OF INTERROGATORIES Pursuant to this Court’s Scheduling Order of ...

    Microsoft Word - WEM Sample PrinciplesofAgreement.DOC (12%)
    ... and rules of the United States or the State of Arizona. Contemporaneous with the signing of these Principle s, the parties are submitting to the Court a Stipulation and Order of Dismissal (“Stipulation”), under which plaintiffs’ complaint in this action is being withdrawn without prejudice pursuant ...

    Jeffrey Kastner (12%)
    ... tenancy based on such breach. Case law regarding acceptance of rent was established by the Arizona Supreme Court almost 50 years ago. In Butterfield v. Duquesne Mining Co., the Supreme Court stated: “...it is a universal rule that if the landlord accepts rent from his tenant after full notice or ...

    COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES (12%)
    ... 2402 (602) 258-3434, Ext. 236 Attorney for Defendant IN THE JUSTICE COURT MARICOPA COUNTY, ARIZONA Plaintiff, v. Defendants. No. NOTICE OF APPEARANCE, ANSWER AND COUNTERCLAIM , of ORGANIZATION, hereby notifies this Court and all parties who have appeared in this action that the firm is ...

    Phyllis A (12%)
    Name, Bar Number ORGANIZATION Address City, State ZIP Phone number Counsel for Plaintiff UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA , Plaintiff, v. Defendants. No. CV PLAINTIFF’S FIRST SET OF NONUNIFORM INTERROGATORIES TO DEFENDANT ...

    (12%)
    ... and state laws. 4. This Court has jurisdiction of this action pursuant to A.R.S. § 12-905 (A) because this is an action to review a final administrative action as authorized under A.R.S. §§ 12-901 et seq. 5. Venue for this action is proper in the Superior Court for Maricopa County because the ...

    (12%)
    ... caused by Defendant’s conversion. 14. I am requesting this court award me the sum of $2,871.00 as my actual damages and award me double that amount as punitive damages of $5,742.00, for a total damage award of $8,613.00 plus court costs and reasonable attorneys fees as provided for in the lease ...

    Name, Attorney No (12%)
    ... Court: A. Award her actual damages, interest, and punitive damages, in an amount to be proven at trial; B. Plaintiff waives any damages in excess of the jurisdiction of this court; C. Attorneys fees as provided by agreement; D. Award them costs and such other and further relief as this Court deems ...

    (12%)
    ... superior court on a pro bono or contingent fee basis. To my knowledge, XXXX is the only is agency that represent clients in such appeals. Although XXXX does not charge fees for legal services, in the past I have prepared fee applications and have often been successful in obtaining court-awarded ...

    Phyllis A (11%)
    Name, Attorney No. ORGANIZATION Address City, State ZIP Phone Counsel for Plaintiff UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Plaintiff, v. Defendants. No. PLAINTIFF’S FIRST REQUEST FOR ADMISSIONS TO DEFENDANT TO: Pursuant to Rules 26 and 36 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ...

    ATTORNEY NAME (BAR #) (11%)
    ... money judgment. Dated this ____ day of September, 2002. By: _______________________________ ATTORNEY NAME ADDRESS Original of the foregoing filed this ____ day of September, 2002, with: Superior Court of Arizona Superior Court Administrator 201 W. Jefferson, 4th Floor Phoenix, Arizona 85003-2243 By ...

    Microsoft Word - JW brief revised.doc (11%)
    ... SSA has properly charged an SSI overpayment. 1 The only reference to a SSI overpayment is in the collection documents J.W. has provided this court. SSA has not proven by the evidence that a SSI overpayment has occurred, and as such, SSA should be barred from pursing repayment of this overpayment ...

    Phyllis A (11%)
    Name, Attorney No. ORGANIZATION Address City, State ZIP Phone Counsel for Plaintiff UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Plaintiff, v. Defendants. No. PLAINTIFF’S REQUEST FOR THE PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND THINGS Pursuant to Rule 34, Fed.R.Civ.P., Plaintiff requests that Defendants ...

    Phyllis A (11%)
    Name, Attorney No. ORGANIZATION Address City, State ZIP Phone number Counsel for Plaintiff UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Plaintiff, v. , Defendants. No. PLAINTIFF’S NOTICE OF SERVICE OF DISCLOSURES Plaintiff, , by and through counsel, pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(4) and Local ...

    Microsoft Word - MK brief revised.doc (11%)
    21) At the request of SSA, M.K. filed a second waiver 1 The SSA notice states two different overpayment amounts. 9) According to a statement by Karen Utter of SSA, the overpayment was recalculated by SSA and instead of paying M.K. the retroactive SSDI benefits owed to her based on the revised calculation, SSA kept $32,030.00 in SSDI benefits to repay the overpayment. 1) M.K. signed a SSA Form 1709 dated August 10, 1995 authorizing SSA to contact the Worker’s Compensation Board in 10 XXXXXX ...

    21-29.pmd (11%)
    EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION Maricopa County (602)263-9736 Mesa (480)461-3198 Goodyear (623)925-1100 Tucson (520)881-3300 VOLUNTEER CENTERS Arizona Community Action Association 23 People's InfoGuide Fall 2004 EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION JOBS - FOOD STAMP EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: JOBS Food Stamp Employment and Training provides employment services, work experience and training. TARGET GROUPS: Individuals seeking employment and training services which include Job Service, ...

    Microsoft Word - CA brief revised.doc (11%)
    ... the state agency, has consistently determined that C.A. is disabled since her initial onset of disability despite her work and earnings. If this court finds there is an overpayment, C.A. should be granted a waiver of repayment of the overpayment on the basis that she is not at fault for causing the ...

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    If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing! (16%)
    ... my social security card with my married name, my birth certificate with my maiden name and my certified copy of my divorce decree from the Texas court ordering my name changed back to my maiden name.

    The social security office told me I could not change my name on my card and in their ...

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    Garnishment - Introduction (16%)
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