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Ryan Michael Reppucci

Ryan Reppucci’s Legal Guides

102 total


  • Annulments in Arizona; Practical or Not?

    In Arizona, the law related to annulments is putting it nicely convoluted. That is why I preface this blog post by saying that if you even remotely believe that you are entitled to an annulment, please meet with an experienced Arizona family law attorney versed on the specific su...

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  • Can I Consolidate My Arizona Family Court Matters?

    Often times I meet with prospective clients who for example have filed for a modification of child support (simplified) and while that matter is pending the other party or they themselves file for modification of another family law issue, be it custody or parenting time for examp...

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  • What can I do if I have requested items from the opposing party but they won't turn the items over?

    If a formal discovery or production request was made on the opposing party or their counsel, but they refuse to turn the items over without proper objection, then a "motion to compel" can be filed with the court. Rule 65, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, ("ARFLP") allows fo...

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  • In Maricopa County, Arizona, What is a Family Law Settlement Conference?

    A settlement conference is an alternative dispute resolution mechanism that the Court will generally appoint and refer parties to partake in prior to a trial or evidentiary hearing. All pre and post decree dissolution cases, paternity and maternity matters, as well as grandparent...

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  • Jurisdiction to Modify Child Support

    The following decision is interesting and parties to actions which originally began and Arizona but where all the parties no longer live within the State should take the time to review the following. State (DES) v. Tazioli, -- P.3d. --, 2011 WL 239547 (Ariz. App. Div. 1) Arizo...

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  • What Items Must I Disclose In My Arizona Family Law Case?

    First and foremost, today's Blog post, although highly informative is extremely dense and better described as boring. With this stated, if you are a party to a Family Law matter in Arizona and your case requires disclosure, then I would recommend the following as a must read. Ru...

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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Arizona Family Law Cases.

    If you are or have been recently involved in a Domestic Relations case in Arizona, then chances are you have experienced firsthand some variation of ADR. The purpose of ADR is to encourage resolution of family law cases using non-adversarial means to the greatest extent possible,...

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  • Can Overtime Be Factored into Gross Income for Arizona Child Support Calculations?

    In Arizona, child support amount(s) are determined by the Arizona Child Support Guidelines (Guidelines), effective January 1, 2005. The purpose of the guidelines are to establish a standard of support for children consistent with the reasonable needs of children and the ability o...

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  • Legal Overview Regarding Arizona Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Issues.

    In Arizona, Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) is governed by relevant sections of Title 25, Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.). In particular, A.R.S. 25-311 states that Arizona Superior Courts are vested with original jurisdiction to hear and decide all matters pertaining to Divo...

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  • Why Is My Arizona Family Court Case Being Dismissed?

    Rule 46 (B) of the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure ("ARFLP") governs the dismissal of family court cases within Arizona. In particular, pro se (self represented) litigants in family matters, must remain aware that one hundred and twenty (120) days after filing of a petition...

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