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Owens & Perkins

September 2022 Newsletter

Legal Briefs

Orders of Protection Now Stay in Effect for 2 Years


Governor Ducey signed House Bill 2604, which was unanimously passed by the House and Senate, extending the effective duration of an Order of Protection from one year to two years after the defendant has been served and extends an Emergency Order of Protection to seven days after issuance. Governor Ducey stated "Arizona does not tolerate domestic abuse or violence, and we will never stop working to protect victims and their rights." For more information on Orders of Protection, visit our website.

Orders of Protection 

Community Outreach

Arizona Attorneys Respond Free Legal Clinic

One of our attorneys, Patricia Lenzner, recently volunteered to provide free consultations in the area of family law through a free legal clinic hosted by the State Bar of Arizona.

Through Zoom videoconferencing, the volunteers provided consultations to over 40 people seeking assistance.

Thank you, Trish, for volunteering your time to help members of the public!

Practice Area Spotlight

High Conflict Divorce 

Our recent blog posts explore the challenges of handling a High Conflict Divorce and offer some tools for dealing with a high-conflict personality spouse.

A Guide to Navigating A High Conflict, High Net Worth Divorce

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10 Signs You have a High Conflict Divorce


Tools for Navigating

High Conflict Divorce

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High Conflict Custody Battles in Arizona 

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Why Detailed Orders are Needed in a High Conflict Divorce

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Attorney Spotlight

Michelle J. Perkins, Esq.

   Attorney Michelle J. Perkins practices primarily in the areas of high conflict, high asset divorce, family law, estate planning and probate. Michelle has achieved an AV Preeminent rating which is awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. Michelle has practiced in Arizona since becoming licensed in 1994.  

Biography of Attorney Michelle J. Perkins

September, 2022 Calendar Events

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Divorce + Family Law

Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO)


Estate Planning


Prenuptial + Postnuptial Agreements

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Owens & Perkins, Attorneys at Law

7322 E. Thomas Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85251


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