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How to Get a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate

A person must be 18 to get a  certified copy of a death certificate that can be used to obtain beneficiary death benefits, claim beneficiary insurance proceeds, notify social security, and other legal purposes.


Spousal Maintenance Enforcement

If you have gone through a divorce and received an award for spousal maintenance and your former spouse is not paying you then read this article to learn more about your options.


Federal and State Tax Exemptions for Dependent Children: Who gets to claim them?

This article explains how you can figure out who gets to claim your children on your taxes, you or your former spouse.


Child Support and Disabled Children Becoming Adults

Do you have a disabled child who is reaching the age of 18? This article will help you understand the child support laws that may affect your child.


Services Offered by Arizona Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)

Can DCSS help you? Read below to see the  services that the Arizona Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) offers and if they are right for you. Services are often free or at a minimal charge.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa Family Court Part 2: Default Through Discovery

In part two, we will discuss how to represent yourself in Default Proceedings and through Discovery.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Part 1: Initial Filings

This is the first in a multi-part segment on “How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Family Court." This section provides information about an initial filing in Family Court.


Arizona Booster Seat Laws

Summary in FAQ format of the child-restraint/booster-seat law in Arizona. 


Adoption and Child Welfare

Adoption information from the nation’s only comprehensive searchable site for statutes, regulations, key cases and leading articles about adoption and child welfare law from all 50 states

by: The National Center for Adoption Law & Policy

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.




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Question: Can I get answers to my questions regarding whether I need to file with the Probate Court due to the death of my husband, and what documentation I would need to supply the Probate Office.
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Question: My husbands adult children is talking about committing my husband because he does not make decisions without consulting me, his wife. They say in the state of Arizona, they have the right to do this regardless of what I say or feel on the issue and that spousal rights do not matter if the children want this done. We just moved to Arizona, surely this cannot be true. How can adult children that has not been around him override a wife?
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Question: My wife passed away close to 4 years ago after 35 years of marriage. Any $ she had or we both had (including IRA's) transferred to my name. If I get married again, are the dollars (mainly in my IRA) mine alone or would they become "ours"?
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Question: I have a 5 year old son that was born out of wedlock I am the paternal father which has already been established. My question is can I prevents his mother from taking him to another county/city overnight for multiple nights?
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