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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's 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: Who decides the division of the assets and debts? Persons of the marriage or their attorneys?
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Question: My mother passed away 5 yrs ago. Estate has never been settled in probate or anything. My sister moved her son into the home that was willed to us. He pays her the mortgage payment and she makes sure everything is paid. Home is still in deceased mothers name. We had verbal agreement that he would also pay me $200 a month and isnt paying anymore. I want to settle in court due to no executor of estate. My sister assumed executor but refuses to settle. I want her to buy me out and I will sign off on estate and she can do what she wants. What can I do???
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Question: My mother passed away in 2012, she will the family home to my 2 sisters and I. 1 sister signed off on estate not wanting any of it. My oldest sister moved her son and girlfriend into mothers house. My mother has a mortgage on home and I think my sister is wrong for keeping account open under my mothers name. She tells me to not worry about it. What can I do about it. I want to sell the home. Any help would be appreciated.
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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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