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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Arizona on
Q: Do I need to include every 100 series form while filling chapter 7 per se, even if I doesn't apply to me?

For example, I am not facing a foreclosure so do I include that form in my petition and leave it blank, or simply not include it?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 28, 2023

Include and leave blank

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Arizona on
Q: I am a subcontractor trying to get my retention from the GC. I have been complete with my work for over 120 days

The building is occupied and we bill for retention Months ago. The GC only replys with not funded, and paid when paid. We do not have a lien on this work.

T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Sep 27, 2023

Retention is often a sticky issue between subcontractors and general contractors. If you've completed your work and the building is occupied, you may have a strong case for releasing the retention. Arizona has "prompt payment" laws that could be applicable. Since you've not... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Q: Pima, AZ, since filing/serving annulment papers, he signed consent decree/divorce. Should I motion for petition change?

I'm in Pima County, Arizona. 30 days ago I served annulment papers on my "husband," who lives out of state. Since then, he has signed Consent Decree for Divorce papers and sent them to me. Today is the no-response deadline and I can ask the court to move forward with dissolution.... View More

Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
answered on Sep 27, 2023

If your question is "which one is quicker and less painful to me, the answer is clear from a purely legal standpoint: Sign and submit the Consent Decree.

Annulments are very difficult to win. If you're claiming fraud, you have a high burden of proof, i.e., you have to present...
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0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Arizona on
Q: how to file for ownership of a vehicle you bought and have title to but not a notarized bill of sale, just a signed one.

The vehicle(motorcycle) is listed on a report with another motorcycle that was stolen at the same time that is in my name. A report couldn't be done as an individual report for that bike as I was not the owner who should be reporting it. The owner has passed away who sold me the bike so he... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Is a pool considered part of the premises under the AZ tenant/Landlord laws?

I have a pool light that is broken and water is behind the lens. I have raised safety concerns about this to my landlord and they told me to just not turn the light on and to not touch the light and it shouldn't be a problem. But everything I read online says this is a potential safety hazard... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: A purse was taken from a trunk my finger print was on the car while leaving the parking a picture was taken

They’re are no cameras of anything just prints in the person who took the picture

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Arizona on
Q: I need help with a father who is constantly taking away communication from a mother.

My wife shares custody with the child’s father. Father has continuously taken the child’s phone away while she is at his house during his parental time. Mother and I have bought the phone and pay the cell phone bill on a monthly basis. Father has never paid any portion or is even on same phone... View More

Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
answered on Sep 27, 2023

I am certainly sympathetic to what Mother and you are enduring because of Father's inappropriate actions.

However, what you suggest here is not the solution.

I know this may hurt to hear, and I apologize for that, but the law is clear: As a stepparent, you have no legal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arizona on
Q: My parents are LPRs and wanting to petition my 19 yr old brother who has B2 visa. Can he adjust his status while in US?

My parents are worried that if he go back to the Philippines and petition him from there that it would take longer since he is turning 21 soon and they don't want to be apart from him for years. We are looking to see if my parents can petition him while his visiting the US. My brother is... View More

Carlo Franco L. Borja
Carlo Franco L. Borja
answered on Sep 26, 2023

The Oct 2023 visa bulletin shows a Sep 21, 2023 cutoff date for the F2A category - Philippines. I suggest you contact directly and work in private with an immigration attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Social Security for Arizona on
Q: How do I look up a court order number to see what they're for?
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Sep 28, 2023

To look up a court order number and understand its purpose, you typically need to contact the court clerk's office where the order was issued. They can provide you with the case information and details related to the order. You may need to provide relevant case information or parties involved... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Arizona on
Q: My friend is in prison, he received a petition for divorce, can I file his notarized response with the clerk of court AZ

My friend is incarcerated in prison

currently he received a petition for divorce

from his soon-to-be ex-wife he wants to

respond to the petition he has filled out the

forms and the librarian notary notarized

them for him if he mails the notarized forms... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Arizona on
Q: Is this a crime? My aunt got very sick. Uncle took her to clinic not hospital in Mexico to save money. She died.

The clinic he took her too was not equipped for her issue. She was throwing up blood. He refused to take her to the hospital here due to cost. We live on the border. He dropped her off at the clinic and didn't stay with her. He was home asleep when she had her final client episode. He called... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Arizona on
Q: Can I sell firearms found in a storage unit?

If found in a storage unit auctioned off .

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Arizona on
Q: Do I have a legal claim against my company?

Hello there,

I am an employee of a nursing home. I have been suxually assaulted multiple times by a resident in the home. I have brought it up to management and they laugh it off and still put me on the rotation for this resident. I have documented these incidents but it has not resolved... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Arizona on
Q: If I have filled out a petition against someone and have a court date already can someone file the same one on me??

I filled out A Established paternity with legal decision-making legal custody parenting time and child support Against my Girlfriend And now DCS is trying to file an order of EX Party children To remove children from my custody in control And physically is that possible

Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
answered on Sep 27, 2023

Yes, DCS can do that. In fact, if DCS starts a proceeding to remove the children, the custody case in the family court is paused while the DCS proceeding goes through the juvenile court because, by law, DCS proceedings take precedence over custody proceedings.

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Small Claims for Arizona on
Q: If a mechanic caused damage after installing a part, what liability do they have on cost to fix

After installing front bushings, the front tie rod broke while driving back to the mechanic to fix - I have to tow over but feel like they should pay for towing + all/any damage it caused. He did claim that they had more items to fix, so feel that they knew something needed to be done

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Arizona on
Q: In AZ we bought a townhouse as JTWROS. We are not married & AZ does not recognize common law marriage. I want out of the

Relationship & want to sever the JTWROS and get my share of the property proceeds. I am not rich so cannot afford to just walk away. I paid 1/2 of the down payment, costs to date, repairs, mortgage payments, etc. This 1/2 ownership of a townhouse is my biggest equity. I want to sever the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Probate for Arizona on
Q: Mom left a storage unit no one wants. No will, no probate, small estate. Can we just ditch it?

Mom had a storage unit in Arizona. She lived and died in the state of Washington. She had no spouse, left no will, and her assets were such that probate is not required (small estate). No one wants what is in the storage unit and no one has the time, means, or desire to clean it out. Can we just... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Civil Rights, Education Law and Internet Law for Arizona on
Q: Is their a loop hole I can get through here?

Hi! I am a high school student who is trying to record my teacher being verbally hostile towards me. I went to my principle and asked if I could record my teacher doing these things, She said it would be inappropriate use of an electronic device. And that she can't do anything about it.... View More

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