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Month: April 2014

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, and Channel 12 News, where people can call in and receive free legal advice regarding specified topics. This was Ms. Leonhardt’s …

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Volunteering at Andre House

Owens & 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. Since 1984, Andre House has been dedicated to feeding the homeless community in Phoenix. Their mission started simply with having volunteers cook a …

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Probate Mediation

Recently, Michelle J. Perkins completed the Maricopa County Superior Court Probate Mediation Training Program. As a result of this training, Ms. Perkins will be placed on an exclusive list of individuals to handle private mediations for Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship matters. Ms. Perkins’ prior mediation training combined with this recent training and her years of …

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Need for a Power of Attorney

At some point you’ve likely heard the phrase “Power of Attorney,” but what does it really mean? A power of attorney (POA) is a legal instrument that give another person legal authority to make decisions on an individual’s behalf if they are physically incapacitated or mentally incompetent. The individual chosen to act on the individual’s behalf …

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To Heir or Not

There’s an old law school joke where a professor asks one of his students what it was called when someone died without a Will. The young student answered “unwillingly.” While this may have been good for a laugh, the correct term is “intestate.” If you are married and die without a Will, your property will …

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