Arizona Questions & Answers

Q: Can my ex girlfriend take me to court for her share of the house we own together even though she's never paid anything?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Real Estate Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 19, 2018

Yes, your ex has a good claim. These issues arise frequently. In most cases it is best to settle if this can be done reasonably. If not, a partition action can be filed with the superior court to order the home sold. In this event, the judge will decide what the interest of your ex is and how much of the sales proceeds she is entitled to.
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Q: Can spouse keep children away from me till we go to court for divorce which has already been filed and responded to?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

This is not unusual. You can remedy this situation by asking the court to enter temporary orders for parenting time and child support.
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Q: Can my mom kick me out of the house if I’m 18 but also attending high school? I live in Arizona

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

Yes. At age 18 you are an adult and your parents no longer have any legal responsibility to support you.
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Q: I had to sign a disclaimer deed in Arizona for my husband to get approved for a home loan. Can we revoke this or...

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

This is a common situation and there is an easy solution. Your husband can sign a special warranty deed from him to both of you taking title as community property with right of survivorship. This will solve the problem created by the disclaimer deed and will give you more protection in the event of a death or a divorce. I recommend that you have this deed professionally prepared. It must be done correctly to obtain the benefits needed.
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Q: Does the father have any legal right to know the physical address and general well being of his kids

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 16, 2018

Being a father, yes. By the way, who is full or partial custodian of kids .... mother? Even if kids are in full custody or under support of their mother, father still can ask permission for visitation.
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Q: what can be done if a school did not comply with IEP requirements. from prior school current and was out of compliance

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 15, 2018

There is not enough information provided to answer the question. What can be done will depend on the full set of facts, and it is unclear what any of the facts are. As to "what can be done if a school did not comply with IEP requirements," the answer depends on what requirements the school failed to comply with. The "legal issue" the child is facing is not stated, nor is the accommodation that the school failed to provide. Unfortunately, this question invites more questions rather than...
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Q: my office sign hit the car door of my client and scratched his car..he gave me a bill for 450.00 what do i do

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 15, 2018

This appears to be more of a business question than a legal question. If this client is a valued client who gives you repeat business or referrals, you will want to work out a mutually agreeable settlement with him. You have already done a good job of this by offering a free tax return. Speak with him and work it out.

If this client is not a client that you wish to keep, investigate your potential liability. You did not provide sufficient facts to determine if you have liability...
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Q: Right of suvivorship

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 15, 2018

If you and the decedent held title to Arizona real property under joint tenancy deed with right of survivorship, the death of the decedent usually means that the real property is yours. A death certificate should be recorded. This does not mean that you own the contents of the home. The decedent's estate planning documents will control who inherits these items. If there are no estate planning documents, Arizona law controls.

I recommend that you have your deed reviewed by an...
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Q: Question about probate requirements for property outside the state of residency. Residents of MD, property In AZ

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

You should not need to go through the entire probate process again in Arizona. Arizona has procedures to simplify handling estates. There are several options and it might be as simple as merely recording your Letters of Appointment and then transferring the property to the estate beneficiaries. I recommend contacting a probate attorney in Arizona. Your probate attorney will select the method of transfer that will best protect the interest of the beneficiaries.
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Q: My brother and I are beneficiary on the deed to my dads property. My step-sister is trying to get power of attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

If your dad disposes of his real property during his lifetime, or if your step-sister does using his power of attorney, any beneficiary deed for that property would be rendered moot.
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Q: can my daughter grandparents keep our daughter away from us .? and they filed for guardinship and we didnt know anythin

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

Parents must be given notice and the opportunity to appear in any guardianship proceeding involving their children. If you were not given proper notice, you can contest and ask the court to dismiss. I strongly recommend that you seek the help of a qualified attorney concerning this matter. There is no issue more important than the welfare of your children.
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Q: Judge ordered I pay cs now due to change in pt. I was late on some payments, trying to estimate interest. How can I?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 13, 2018

You can request an official Arrearage Calculation with the Court. In the meantime, you can obtain an unofficial payment history through the Court and on line.
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Q: Told to lift up shirt, drop my pants and underwear to my knees, turn in a circle and urinate in a cup for a random UA

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 12, 2018

Whatever you stated is an example of hostile work environment. You must bring all details on record as nudity does not link with random urination test. Instructing you to be nude is a height of misconduct on the part of your employer. Immediately consult Attorney of your local jurisdiction for specific advice and to avoid any retaliatory action by the emoployer.
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Q: Can I refuse to let my ex husband see the kids on his court ordered visitation days?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 12, 2018

You must follow the judge's orders. You can be sanctioned if you do not. If you believe that the current court orders are not in your childrens' best interest, you can ask the court to modify them. But speak with a family law lawyer to learn your rights and best options before you take any action.
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Q: What can I do to get myself off of a mortgage loan that I cosigned?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 12, 2018

If you are also on the deed to your sister's home, you may be able to force the sale of the home through a partition action in the Superior Court. If not, your options are few without your sister's cooperation. Sister will need to refinance or sell the home to get you off the loan.
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Q: how do you evict a guest, not on the lease when they refuse to leave?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 12, 2018

Guest cannot be on lease, likewise a lessee cannot be a guest. Therefore, eviction clause does not apply except you ask him to leave voluntarily or call a police for the purpose. If still insist will be a trespasser....
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Q: Drugs that should have not been mixed lead to my husbands death in the hospital. What kind of case do I have here?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 11, 2018

Contact a member of the Az Trial Lawyers Assn that handles medical carelessness cases . They give free consults.
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Q: Is it a conflict of interest if the judge has already had prior dealings in a case with the husband in a divorce case?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 9, 2018

Unless they were friends, there is likely nothing you can do.
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Q: my 8yr old dont like going to her dads now he want to take me to court, but i dont keep her from him she goes most times

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 9, 2018

If there is a court order in place for her to go, you need to let her go unless he truly is a danger to her. If that is the case, you should file a Petition for Order of Protection and put her on it. She sheriff will serve it at no cost to you. There is no cost to file.

You must allege that your daughter will likely suffer irreparable harm in his case.
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Q: Dissolving my LLC

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 9, 2018

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Anyway, I'd be happy to try and help you, but I would need to know what exactly LegalZoom has and has not done so far. Have they filed the Articles of Organization with the Arizona Corporation Commission yet? Feel...
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