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What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona?

Posted on : September 21, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona

What is a Rule 69 Agreement in Arizona You may have hear the term “Rule 69 agreement” if you are involved in a divorce, family law, child custody or child support case in Arizona. The term “Rule 69 agreement” refers to the terms of a rule in Arizona family law cases affecting settlements in a family […]

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Burden of Proof on a Modification of Child Support Case

Posted on : September 13, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Burden of Proof on a Modification of Child Support Case

Burden of Proof on a Modification of Child Support Case In the case of Lambesis vs. Lambesis, the parties were divorced in 2013. Father was ordered to pay Mother $100.00 per month in child support to Mother. Father subsequently filed a Petition to Modify Child Support requesting the court order Mother to pay him child […]

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Ratification of Voidable Marriage in Arizona

Posted on : September 12, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Ratification of Voidable Marriage in Arizona

Ratification of Voidable Marriage in Arizona In Arizona, a person must be 18 years old or older to consent to a marriage. However, in some states parents or even stepparents can provide permission. What happens when a minor marries in another state and seeks to void the marriage year later in Arizona? In Medlin v. […]

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No Contest Provision in a Will or Trust

Posted on : September 12, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
No Contest Provision in a Will or Trust

No Contest Provision in a Will or Trust Under Arizona law, will clauses that disinherit those who contest the will are called in terrorem clauses. Are these clauses illegal or enforceable? In the case of In re Estate of Stewart, 286 P.3d 1089 (2012), the Court of Appeals considered the matter of in terrorem clauses. […]

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Can Inherited Property Be Included in a Bankruptcy

Posted on : September 12, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Can Inherited Property Be Included in a Bankruptcy

Can Inherited Property Be Included in a Bankruptcy Under Arizona law, property a debtor acquires within 180 days of filing bankruptcy is part of the bankruptcy estate. The property may be acquired by “bequest, inheritance, or devise”. What if a debtor receives property through a beneficiary deed? In the case of In re Jones Bankruptcy., 487 […]

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