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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid when Filing for DIY Divorce in Arizona

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid when Filing for DIY Divorce in Arizona

– CALL FOR IMMEDIATE HELP (602) 825-2500 – It is no secret that going through a divorce in Arizona can become expensive, especially if you and your spouse cannot come to an agreement. You may choose to proceed with a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) divorce in Arizona to reduce lawyer expenses. However, there is a strong possibility that you will not save money handling the divorce yourself if you make (costly) divorce mistakes. In this article, we will cover what you should know about divorce in AZ and the top 10 divorce mistakes to...

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How the Arizona DCS can Impact Child Custody in a Divorce

How the Arizona DCS can Impact Child Custody in a Divorce

Children have a right to be safe. When parents and guardians fail to reasonably protect children, the state government may get involved. In Arizona, the responsibility lies on the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS).

If you are a parent under investigation by the Arizona Department of Child Safety, you may wonder what authority they have over you and your rights.

We cover what Arizona Protective Services can and cannot do.

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How to Get Arizona Child Support Arrears Dismissed

How to Get Arizona Child Support Arrears Dismissed

Caring parents get no satisfaction from an inability to care for their children financially. On the contrary, they want to make sure that their children have the things in life they need to be successful. However, life has a way of interfering with those goals and that fear of being unable to provide for their children becomes a reality.

When a parent finds himself in difficult financial straits, child support payments may go into arrears. This means that interest will be compounded and added to the regular payments. The longer that the payment is overdue, penalties, including a loss of freedom, could occur.

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Arizona Criminal Speeding Ticket & Charges of Excessive Speed

Arizona Criminal Speeding Ticket & Charges of Excessive Speed

Arizona criminal speeding tickets are one of the most common traffic violations. You can get a criminal speeding ticket for exceeding 85 miles per hour, or 20 miles over the posted speed limit. There are also criminal speeding tickets possible if you are going more than 35 miles an hour near a school zone.

In Arizona, criminal speeding is a Class 3 misdemeanor that identifies a speeding violation as a criminal infraction under Arizona Revised Statutes 28-701.02.

This article will talk about how to avoid criminal speeding in Arizona and what happens when you do receive a criminal speeding ticket there.

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Why Request a Case to Go to a Jury Trial?

Why Request a Case to Go to a Jury Trial?

For criminal defendants, the right to a jury trial is found in the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. This right and the others enshrined in the Constitution are intended to keep the country from instituting an oppressive government.

Arizona has a similar right to a trial by jury found in Ariz. Const. Art. VI § 17. The right to a jury trial in criminal cases is recognized in felony cases in Arizona.

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Can Previous Traffic Violations Affect a New DUI Charge?

Can Previous Traffic Violations Affect a New DUI Charge?

DUI charges in Arizona can result in harsh penalties when people are convicted, depending on their blood alcohol concentrations at the time of their arrests and their driving records.

Arizona has a seven-year lookback period for DUIs, which means that the state will charge you with a second-offense DUI if you have a prior DUI conviction within the last seven years.

Some people who are charged with DUIs might wonder how other types of traffic violations might affect their DUI penalties.

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