Ryan Michael Reppucci’s Guides

Ryan Michael Reppucci

Phoenix Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. In Arizona Why Do I have To Wait 60 Days To Get Divorced If My Spouse And I Agree On Everything?

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    The simple answer is because your elective officials have created a law that says you have to. Arizona Revised Statute ? 25-329 states: "The court shall not consider a submission of a motion supported by affidavit or hold a trial or hearing on an application for a decree of diss...

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  2. When Can I Modify Custody In Arizona?

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    A.R.S. 25-411 governs custody modification in Arizona. In particular, the statute states that: A person shall not make a motion to modify a custody decree earlier than one year after its date, unless the court permits it to be made on the basis of affidavits that there is reason ...

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  3. Preparing for My Family Law Evidentiary Hearing / Trial in Arizona.

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    Being that each and every case in and of itself is unique, it should be apparent that trial preparation will vary from case to case. With this said, it is extremely important that the parties pay careful attention to the courts minute entry that set the trial. This minute entry w...

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  4. Modification of Spousal Maintenance in Arizona

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    If you have a current Spousal Maintenance order in place that is modifiable per the terms of a validly entered decree and either your income has decreased or the receiving parties income has increased, you may be entitled to modification or reduction of the current maintenance am...

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  5. Order of Protections in Arizona

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    In Arizona, in deciding the merits of petitions for orders of protection, the Court must look to A.R.S. ? 13-3602 for guidance. In relevant text, in determining the merits of an order of protection, the court shall review the petition, any other pleadings on file and any evidence...

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  6. Arizona: Sole vs. Joint Custody

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    pIn Arizona, Sole and Joint Custody is determined by A.R.S. 25-403.01 among other statutory sections. pIn awarding child custody, the court may order sole custody or joint custody. It should be noted that the Court does not create a presumption in favor of one custody arrangemen...

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  7. Visitation Rights of Grandparents and Great – Grandparents in Arizona

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    A.R.S. 25-409 governs visitation rights of grandparents and great - grandparents of a child. In particular, a superior court may grant the grandparents of the child reasonable visitation rights to the child during the child's minority on a finding that the visitation rights would...

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  8. Parental Access to Records of Child

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.

    In Arizona, parental access to records of children is governed by A.R.S. 25-403.06. In relevant text, 25-403.06 states: A. Unless otherwise provided by court order or law, on reasonable request both parents are entitled to have equal access to documents and other information con...

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  9. I was just served with family court papers in Arizona, do I have to file a response?

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, about 4 years ago.

    The answer to this question is yes, if you want to avoid being defaulted on (i.e. having the court enter judgment without your input). It is important to pay attention to and to comply with the responsive pleading filing timeline as listed in the Summons you were served with. For...

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  10. Civil Contempt and Sanctions in Arizona Family Courts

    Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, about 4 years ago.

    Rule 92, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure (ARFLP) governs contempt actions in Arizona family court matters. Rule 92 governs civil contempt proceedings in all matters related to family law cases. The use of civil contempt sanctions under rule 92 shall be limited to compelling...

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