Video: Last Wills & Testaments

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Arizona Estate Planning Attorney, Kenneth has a video about Last Wills & Testaments in Arizona. Please watch to learn of the different types of documents that can be used to help protect your family’s legacy. Attorney Profile: Kenneth Barney, Estate Planning Email: barney@azlegal.com Phone: (480) 833-1113 Main Areas of Law: Estate Planning – Wills, Trusts & More Probate in Arizona … Read More

Divorce and Custody Turns Absurd

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Children Ordered to Talk to Their Father or Be Found in Contempt. In any divorce where custody of the children is contested, absent an agreement between the father and mother, the decision is left to the ineffective, expensive and arbitrary court system. Judicial officers (judges and commissioners) are to consider the “best interest” of the children in deciding custody and … Read More

Does Arizona Have a Revenge Porn Law? | Criminal Law

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Modern technology has given birth to a host of crimes that did not exist just a decade ago. Revenge porn is one of those crimes. As an Arizona revenge porn criminal defense attorney, I am consistently asked whether or not revenge porn is illegal here in the southwest. Revenge porn is commonly the act of a jilted ex-lover but can … Read More

Real Estate Law & The Partition Solution: When Joint Owners of Real Property Can’t Agree

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I am a real estate law attorney is Mesa, Arizona and for this article, I am going to discuss what happens when property owners can’t agree how to deal with joint ownership issues. Let’s start by considering the following two scenarios, one more likely than the other: Derek and Jennifer meet, fall in love, get engaged and buy two acres … Read More

Family Law and Gay Marriage

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Family Law Gay Marriage

As a family law attorney it is significant that gay marriage is now federally recognized and is legal in 35 states, including Arizona. It has been nearly six months since U.S. District Judge John Sedwick struck down Arizona’s prohibition on same sex marriage as unconstitutional. Since that time, many same sex couples have become legally married in Arizona. Despite the … Read More

What is Custodial Interference?

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Custodial Interference

Custodial interference is a felony. A person commits custodial interference if they keep the child from the parent who should have time with the child. Although the statutes in Arizona take custodial interference seriously, law enforcement is often reluctant to get involved. Police officers frequently refer to family cases as a “civil matter” and refuse to enforce parenting plans. Even … Read More

Will Congress Close the Trust Fund Loophole? #EstatePlanningAttorney

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(Comments Regarding President Obama’s 2015 Tax Proposals) On January 17, 2015, the White House released its fact sheet entitled, “A Simpler, Fairer Tax Code that Responsibly Invests in Middle Class Families.” This fact sheet was released as a precursor to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address and his 2015 Tax Proposals. The White House is calling for “closing … Read More