2014

Blog Posts in 2014

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Quick Tips about DUIs to keep in mind this New Year

New Year's Eve is more than just the last day of every year; it is also the holiday with the most arrests made by law enforcement agencies across the United States for suspected drinking and ...
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Holiday DUIs in Arizona

Drunk driving fatalities have declined 42% nationally since 1982 during the holiday season. However, even with the steady decline in such fatalities nationally Arizona law enforcement still made 3,042 ...
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Have you made you plan and checked it twice?

The holidays mean more parties as many of us celebrate with co-workers, friends and family. With the holidays and the New Year being less than one week away many people have already made plans with ...
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Same Sex Marriage - Legal in Arizona

In case you have been living under a rock and haven't heard, same-sex marriage is now legal in the State of Arizona. On October 17, 2014, Arizona joined the growing number of states that permit ...
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Estate planning for the not so "traditional" family

A traditional family was once considered a husband, a wife, children, a dog and a picket fence. However, today the number of non-traditional households outnumbers traditional households. According to ...
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Super Saturday Turkey Drive

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, St. Mary Food Bank Alliance held its eighth annual Super Saturday Turkey Drive at Food Bank locations in Phoenix and Surprise, as well as 15 Albertsons locations around ...
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Billion Dollar Divorce

Recently, an Oklahoma oil tycoon, Harold Hamm, was ordered to pay just shy of a billion dollars in his divorce. Hamm was a middle-aged multimillionaire when he married Sue Ann Hamm. During that time ...
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Getting married??? Planning for what might happen...

The last thing you want to plan for before you get married is planning for a possible divorce. Discussing a prenuptial agreement with your soon to be spouse may not be the most romantic thing; ...
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2014 Best Places to Work Winners!

2014 Best Places to Work Winners! Owens and Perkins, P.C. has been selected as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work winners by the Phoenix Business Journal This award is based solely on the results of ...
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As We Age

Arizona had nearly a million residents sixty five or older last year, according to the Census Bureau. [1] The challenges that arise as this population journeys into the silver years is a hot topic in ...
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Child Support Wage Assignments in Arizona

A wage assignment, also called an income withholding order, is when a court directs the employer of a non-custodial parent to deduct the amount of child support from that parent's paycheck. The ...
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Raped as a child and now forced to pay back child support.

Nick O., 24, enjoyed living his life as a young adult until one day he discovered that he owes more than $15,000 in child support for a daughter that he never knew he had. When Mr. O. was 14 years old ...
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A Look at Domestic Violence

As the Ray Rice "Elevator Knockout" video circulates the internet, commentators everywhere are opening up a dialogue about domestic violence. While we are called upon to denounce violence ...
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How is Child Support Calculated?

The Arizona Child Support Guidelines are used to establish and calculate the standard support amount consistent with the reasonable needs of children and the ability of parents to pay. The guidelines ...
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Divorce Process in Arizona

In the State of Arizona the legal name for a divorce is Dissolution of Marriage. The amount of time the divorce or dissolution process takes varies from case to case. A quick divorce will take ...
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Social Media and Divorce

With the creation and popularity of social media and other tools, like texting and instant messaging, there are almost limitless ways to share information. Couples that are considering or are going ...
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Arizona Divorce Facts

At Owens and Perkins we understand that going through a divorce can be an emotionally draining process. Below are important facts that everyone getting a divorce in Arizona should know. Arizona is a ...
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Do you have an IRA that you are leaving to someone in your estate plan or are you inheriting an IRA from someone?

Properly designating your IRA beneficiary is a critical part of your estate plan. When you open any traditional IRA, you should complete and sign a beneficiary designation form that will state who you ...
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Seeking a restraining order?

In Arizona, there are two basic types of restraining orders, which are orders of protection and injunctions against harassment. Although both forms of protection offer the same type of security to a ...
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Some of You Aren't Listening - Last Year's DUI Arrests

During this holiday weekend, state and local police will be on high alert for potential drunk driving. Since many people consume alcohol during this holiday, law enforcement are more sensitive than ...
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Cost and Penalties of DUIs

Arizona is known for some of the harshest DUI and OUI laws in the country, and these cases are among the most aggressively prosecuted in the State. If convicted, you are likely facing loss of your ...
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Make a Plan Now

Fourth of July is one of the biggest weekends for DUI arrests, which is why Owens and Perkins will be have a Four Part Mini Blog Series starting today going to July 3 rd. With the July 4 th just five ...
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Lawyers on Call

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Kris Leonhardt was one of ten attorneys who volunteered for Lawyers on Call. Lawyers on Call is a public service program hosted by the State Bar of Arizona, azcentral.com ...
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Volunteering at Andre House

Owens and Perkins volunteered at the Andre House of Hospitality of Arizona. We enjoyed getting involved with the community and were amazed to how much work goes into preparing these nightly meals. ...
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What Information Will My Attorney Need to File a Probate Matter?

There is information your attorney will need in order to file a Probate. When first meeting with your attorney, it will save time (and money) if you bring along: The Original Last Will and Testament, ...
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