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Harry J Lenaburg

Harry Lenaburg’s Legal Guides

15 total


  • Grounds for Dissolution in Arizona

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. I have been an attorney practicing family law in Maricopa County, Arizona for 30 years; I meet on a regular basis with a spouse who is seeking information about the filing of a dissolution action. There are many reasons a person may decide to at least ...

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  • Third Party (Step-Parent) Rights to Legal Decision -Making Authority in Arizona.

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. The right of a step-parents regarding legal decision- making (custody) with minor children is controlled by A.R.S. section 25-409. A step-parent would be petitioning the court for that right pursuant to an in loco parentis theory. In loco parentis is d...

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  • Third Party (Grandparent and Great Grandparent) Visitation Rights in Arizona.

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. Just when you think a family law case is done because the Judge signed the court order, other issues arise with legal decision making authority and the parenting time arrangements for the biological parents because they can be so difficult to comply wit...

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  • Step-Parent Adoptions in Arizona.

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. As with just about everything in life the process for a Step-Parent to adopt a child can follow an easy path or a difficult path. In many cases such an adoption will require a two step process. Step one will be the termination of the parental rights of...

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  • The Importance of Having an Estate Plan.

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. There are many different tools available to an individual or married couple to aid in establishing your estate plan. Relatively simple tools, such as simple wills, powers of attorney, beneficiary deeds, and more complex tools such as the revocable liv...

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  • Beneficiary Deeds as a Method to Avoid Probate in Arizona

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. Many clients come to consult with me for advice on various methods of avoiding the necessity of the filing of a probate of their estate by their heirs.Some choose to establish a Revocable Living Trust, while others choose other methods. One such tool ...

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  • Protecting our Children With Guardianships and Conservatorships

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. As young parents we were often so busy just taking care of business, working, raising our children, buying a house, that we neglected some very important personal matters. You know, we would purchase life insurance to protect our families if something ...

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  • Living Trusts and Avoiding Probate

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. Many people establish a Revocable Living Trust as a means of avoiding the necessity of the filing of an action in the Probate court by their heirs to distribute their assets. Such a Trust is, as a general rule, one method for avoiding the filing of a ...

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  • When Should You Update Your Will

    By Harry J. Lenaburg, Esq. It is important for individuals and couples to have a Will. This is the document in which you let the world know how you want your property distributed upon your death, and, for younger parents, where you would designate the person or persons you wish...

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  • New Requirements for Guardians, Conservators and Personal Representatives in Arizona

    Effective September 1, 2012 there are some new requirements for individuals who want to be appointed as a Guardian, a Conservator or a Personal Representative for an Estate. When applying to the court to be appointed as a Personal Representative of an Estate, whether through the ...

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