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Ryan Michael Reppucci

Ryan Reppucci’s Legal Guides

102 total


  • Covenant Marriages in Arizona; Sorting Through the Labyrinth

    pMore often than not, parties, when preparing their dissolution of marriage paperwork for filing in Arizona courts just assume that their marriage is non-covenant. More often than not they are correct. However, as an experienced Arizona family law attorney I wanted to clarify for...

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  • What Findings Must The Court Make In Order to Dissolve My Marriage?

    pI have decided to write on this topic today because as an experienced local family attorney both prospective and current clients often ask some similar variation of this question. In simplification, in every dissolution (divorce) action in Arizona, the court must at a minimum ma...

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  • Limited Scope Appearances by Attorneys in Arizona Domestic Relation Matters

    In Arizona, parties to a domestic relations action have the ability to contract with local lawyers for very specific purposes. For instance, a party to a domestic relations matter in Arizona can contract with a local attorney to make an appearance with the court on their behalf f...

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  • What you should know before filing for Modification of Custody In Arizona.

    You may or may not be surprised how often as a local family law attorney I meet with prospective and/or current clients that desire to change the terms of their custody order. Often parties are shocked to find out that the basis for which they believe custody should be modified i...

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  • Mediation Practices in Arizona Family Law Cases

    Generally, any disputed family law issues are subject to mediation. Mediation may be conducted by a private mediator agreed upon by the parties, a mediator assigned by the court from a roster of mediators maintained by the court, or a mediator participating in an ADR process over...

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  • Can I Protect My Address In My Arizona Family Law Case?

    YES; if all the requirements of Rule 7, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure ("ARFLP") are met. The purpose of the rule is to provide protection to litigants and children subjected to domestic violence. Therefore, any qualifying party may file or respond to a family law procee...

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  • Joint Custody Parenting Plans In Arizona Family Law Cases

    In Arizona, A.R.S. ? 25-403.02 governs joint custody parenting plans. That is, every joint custody arrangement either agreed to by the parties or ordered by the court in Arizona must comply with specific parameters as outlined by the statute. It is worth noting that the statutory...

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  • If I am a Qualifying Patient, Medical Marijuana Cardholder in Arizona Can My Custody be Restricted?

    Although the case law and other legal authorities and/or precedents are relatively new in Arizona regarding medical marijuana, there is an affirmative defense available to patients regarding child custody and parenting time rights. A.R.S. ? 36-2813 (D) states: [n]o person may be ...

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  • New Arizona Chilp Support Guidelines Become Effective June 1, 2011

    pAs of June 1, 2011 the amended and new Arizona Child Support Guidelines became effective. One noticeable change among others to the revised Guidelines is the increase in the self support reserve from $775 monthly to $903. pThe self support reserve test is determined in each case...

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  • Retroactive Application of Child Support or Spousal Maintenance Modifications

    It has been awhile, but I am back to writing. Today's topic centers around a question that I often receive with from clients who seek either child support or spousal maintenance modifications. That question being, if a modification is filed with the court and the child support or...

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