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Ryan Michael Reppucci

Ryan Reppucci’s Legal Guides

102 total


  • Trial Continuances in Arizona Family Court Matters

    Once a family law case has been set for trial on a specific date by order of the court, no continuance of the trial shall be granted except upon written motion setting forth sufficient grounds and good cause. This is true, regardless of whether the trial is set for a Divorce, Chi...

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  • Contempt in Arizona Family Law Cases - Constructive or Punitive in Nature?

    In Arizona family law (i.e. domestic) relations cases, contempt and sanctions are governed by Rule 92 of the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, ("ARFLP"). The rules caution that contempt sanctions are limited to compelling compliance with a court order or compensating a pers...

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  • Petitions for Conciliation Counseling; Arizona’s Free Marriage Counseling

    In Arizona, either spouse may file with their local Superior Court a Petition for Conciliation Counseling prior to or during a pending dissolution action. See A.R.S. 25-381.18. A Petition for Conciliation Services Counseling is free to file. The purpose of the Petition is to aff...

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  • Contempt in Arizona Family Court; What Does it Really Mean?

    pRule 92, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, (ARFLP) outline civil contempt and sanctions for non-compliance with Court Orders. pPursuant to ARFLP, the use of civil contempt shall be limited to compelling compliance with a court order or compensating a person for losses susta...

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  • Application of the Arizona Child Support Guidelines

    pIn Arizona, Child Support Guidelines have been created to establish a standard of support for children consistent with the reasonable needs of children and the ability of parents to pay. The Guidelines strive to make child support orders consistent for person in similar circumst...

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  • If I Recently Moved To Arizona, Does Arizona Have Jurisdiction To Make Initial Custody Orders?

    pThe answer to this question is yes, as long as certain conditions of A.R.S. 25-1031 are met. If you do not meet the requirements as outlined by A.R.S. 25-1031, then you must either wait until such time that at least one of the conditions specified therein are met or in the alter...

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  • How Can I Amend or Alter My Family Court Judgment?

    pI often meet with Client's after conclusion of a family law matter. That is, once the court enters a judgment, people choose to consult with an attorney to figure out whether the judgment, which is generally not favorable to them may be amended and/or altered without going throu...

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  • What Can I Do If My Family Court Order Has A Mistake?

    pYou would probably be surprised by the number of prospective clients that I meet with who come to me with questions regarding a mistake the court has made in its minute entries and/or court orders. First, I will let everyone know that the Court staff is human and that yes mistak...

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  • The Basics of Community Property Law in Arizona

    pIn the United States, there are only nine (9) states which adhere to Community Property principles. These State being: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. pArizonas community property laws can be found intertwined with ma...

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  • If I am Seeking Child Support, but the Other Party Is Self-Employed, How Can I Assure an Accurate Income Figure For them?

    pThe answer to this question may is often challenging to answer and may costs you much trouble in determining during a child support action. Why? Often parties that are self employed are very strategic in how they produce income figures for child support cases. The self employed...

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