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Probate Court Effect on a Pending Lawsuit

Posted on : September 8, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Probate Court Effect on a Pending Lawsuit

Probate Court Effect on a Pending Lawsuit Under Arizona law, a party involved in a pending court action against a person who dies need not file a creditor’s claim with the probate estate. What happens if the party chooses to present a claim to the estate anyway and it is disallowed? In the case of […]

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Probate Court Estate Settlement in Arizona

Posted on : September 8, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Probate Court Estate Settlement in Arizona

Probate Court Estate Settlement in Arizona Personal representatives in probate have authority to enter into settlement agreements to resolve issues. The statute requires the signatures of all interested parties before a probate court approves a settlement. Must all beneficiaries of an estate approve of an agreement? Or just those making the agreement? In the case […]

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Mental Illness and the Family Law Court System in Arizona

Posted on : September 8, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Mental Illness and the Family Law Court System in Arizona

Mental Illness and the Family Law Court System in Arizona Under Arizona law, a child can be declared dependent if her parent or parents are unable to parent. The court can also sever parental rights to allow for a permanent placement for the child. Does it violate the due process rights of an incompetent parent […]

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