Divorce or Legal Separation: Which option is best for you?As a family law attorney many people contemplating divorce have asked me whether they should consider a legal separation instead. Let’s start with a basic understanding of legal separation. Legal separation allows for the end of a community relationship between spouses, including the … [Read more...] about Divorce or Legal Separation | Family Law Attorney Mesa AZ
Where Do I Pay My Child Support Payment Too?Is it important to pay child support and spousal maintenance through the Child Support Payment Clearinghouse?Once the court has issued an order for child support, the court will also order that the payments be made through the Support Payment Clearinghouse. The court will do the same for … [Read more...] about Child Support Payments Attorney | Child Support Attorney | Nicole Bernabé
How To Really Mess Up Your Auto Accident Case When an auto accident happens that is not your fault, you have decisions to make. The better you do on those decisions, the better (and easier) your case can go. The opposite is obviously true, too. Here are some GREAT ways to mess up your crash case:After the accident, don’t bother calling … [Read more...] about Arizona Personal Injury Attorney | How to Really Mess Up Your Auto Accident Case
Can a City Cop in Arizona Stop Me Outside the City Limits? As an experienced Arizona criminal defense attorney, I routinely receive telephone calls that go something like this:“I was speeding in Gilbert, and the cop followed me into Mesa. Can she do that?” “I was arrested by a DUI task force. How can a Scottsdale cop arrest me in Tempe?” … [Read more...] about Police Jurisdiction | Criminal Defense Attorney
A Day Late and a Dollar Short, But Does it Really Matter in Contract Law? We all understand the basics of how a contract is made. In contract law You promise to give up something to receive something else in return. For example, you tell the neighbor boy that you will pay him if he waters your lawn on Tuesday and Thursday while you are out of town … [Read more...] about Contract Law, What Really Matters?
Arizona Expands Juvenile Court Jurisdiction to Age Nineteen As a juvenile defense attorney I believe that in theory, the underlying purpose of juvenile court is rehabilitation, not punishment. To assist in that endeavor, the juvenile courts of most states keep jurisdiction beyond an offender’s eighteenth birthday – in many states until age … [Read more...] about Juvenile Court Jurisdiction | Juvenile Defense Attorney