Monthly Archives: March 2015

Legal resources outside of Maricopa county

Legal and financial troubles can arise, regardless of where you live, and if you’re in a more rural area, you may not know where to go to find the information you need to deal effectively with your concerns. Regardless of what type of legal concerns you have, there are resources available to you, even if you live outside of the Phoenix metro area. Here are a few places to start your search. The State Bar of Arizona The State Bar … Read More

How to legally change your name in Arizona

Changing your name in Arizona is a fairly simple procedure that can be done for any good reason. If you want to return to your previous name after a divorce, if you want to change your child’s name to match yours, or if you simply don’t like your name and want a new one, you can do that. Here are the legal forms you need: Petition for Change of Name (also called an Application for Change of Name); an Order … Read More

Volunteer or donate to a good cause: domestic violence shelters

One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, and each year, an estimated 1.3 million women are victimized by intimate partners. Unfortunately, Most cases of domestic violence are never reported to the police. Domestic violence is an ongoing problem without a simple solution, but a few organizations have created a place where domestic violence victims can flee their abusers. These shelters throughout the valley rely on volunteers and donations from people like you. When fleeing abuse, … Read More

What you need to do to form an LLC in Arizona

Have a great business idea and want to hang your shingle here in Arizona? Now is a great time, thanks to the ongoing movement to shop locally and support your home state’s economy, but there are some important steps for establishing your LLC properly to make sure everyone involved is protected. Follow these steps to get your dream up and running: 1. Choose a Name for Your LLC Under Arizona law, an LLC’s name must contain the words “Limited Liability … Read More

Getting ready for tax season

This year stands to be one of the most complicated years for the IRS and for you as a result. As if income tax filing procedures weren’t complex enough already, this tax season will be the first when the IRS will have to administer the premium tax credits and individual mandates under the Affordable Care Act. Here are some tips to ensure that your filing experience is as simple as possible. Securely save each and every tax form that arrives … Read More