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AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 106

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 164

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Sep 2

    DUI Confessions, Self-Incrimination in Arizona – Pleading the Fifth on Social Media

    DUI Confessions, Self-Incrimination in Arizona – Pleading the Fifth on Social Media
    A Tragic Video Confession You might remember the viral video of an Arizona man, 22 year old Matthew Cordle, who caused a fatal drunk driving accident. He provided a confession in a four-minute online video that went viral with 2.3 million…
  • Sep 2

    DUI Confessions, Self-Incrimination in Arizona - Pleading the Fifth on Social Media

    DUI Confessions, Self-Incrimination in Arizona - Pleading the Fifth on Social Media
    A Tragic Video Confession You might remember the viral video of an Arizona man, 22 year old Matthew Cordle, who caused a fatal drunk driving accident. He provided a confession in a four-minute online video that went viral with 2.3 million…
  • Jul 5

    Yes, You Have Constitutional Rights at an Arizona DUI Checkpoint

    Yes, You Have Constitutional Rights at an Arizona DUI Checkpoint
    “The best way to deal with a DUI checkpoint is to be prepared for it. Lack of preparation or knowledge of your rights can lead to a false arrest, and violations of your rights.” A Case of False Arrest at a DUI Checkpoint One…
Rank this Week: 328

KEYTLaw

KEYTLaw

Covers Arizona and federal laws.

http://www.keytlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    National Weather Service, Post Office & Other Federal Agencies Buying Ammo

    National Weather Service, Post Office & Other Federal Agencies Buying Ammo
    Newsmax:  “Add the U.S. Postal Service to the list of federal agencies seeking to purchase . . . alarmingly large quantities of ammunition.  A little more than a year ago, the Social Security Administration put in a request…
  • Apr 14

    Feds Taking Money from Children Whose Parents Might Owe U.S. Money

    Feds Taking Money from Children Whose Parents Might Owe U.S. Money
    CBS News:  “Two months ago, Mary Grice, a career employee at the Food and Drug Administration, was notified the U.S. Treasury had confiscated her state and federal tax refunds totaling $4,500.  The claim against her came from…
  • Apr 13

    USDA Bans Junk Food From School

    USDA Bans Junk Food From School
    epicurious:  “New rules for school food kick in this July — and for kids going back to school in the fall, it’s sad sad news (okay, not really sad, but healthy healthy news). According to new regulations being…
Rank this Week: 375

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 566

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Sep 17

    The NFL and Domestic Violence

    The NFL and Domestic Violence
    Since 2000, 80 players in the National Football League have been arrested on charges related to domestic violence, accumulating 84 arrests. The only criminal offense that ranks higher among league members is DUI. Below the National Average…
  • Sep 15

    Can a judge deny me a court-appointed attorney in Arizona?

    Can a judge deny me a court-appointed attorney in Arizona?
    In the United States of America, a criminal defendant has the right to be represented by legal counsel, regardless of whether or not they can afford to pay for such counsel.  The declaration of this right is expressed in the Miranda…
  • Sep 10

    Can I go to jail for shoplifting in Arizona?

    Can I go to jail for shoplifting in Arizona?
    The answer to that question depends on the circumstances of the situation as well as the monetary amount of the item or items stolen. Read on to learn more about how shoplifting is defined in Arizona and how it is punished by the courts. What…
Rank this Week: 646

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Coming to Super Bowl XLIX: What are the Arizona DUI Laws?

    Coming to Super Bowl XLIX: What are the Arizona DUI Laws?
      Every year, cities and sports venues from all around America submit bids to host a Super Bowl. University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona was privileged to be awarded the right to host Super Bowl XLIX (49) to be played on…
  • Aug 4

    58-year-old Phoenix man arrested for 1989 sexual assault, murder

    58-year-old Phoenix man arrested for 1989 sexual assault, murder
    PHOENIX – 58-year-old Cudellious Love, of Phoenix, was arrested on Friday by the Phoenix police officers after they found DNA evidence that linked him to an unsolved murder and sexual assault from 1989. A report released by the Phoenix…
  • Jul 3

    Fourth of July 2014 DUI Patrol

    Fourth of July 2014 DUI Patrol
    ** If you are looking for DUI Checkpoint Do’s and Don’ts, Click Here. Summertime is one of the best times to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. and more specifically, the Fourth of July is a time when people in Arizona…
Rank this Week: 597

The Arizona Copyright Blog

The Arizona Copyright Blog

Discusses copyright law with an emphasis on Arizona and Phoenix issues and courts. By Dennis Hall.

http://dennislhall.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Preempt . . . Preempt . . . Preempt

    Preempt . . . Preempt . . . Preempt
    So, you bring claims for Idea Misappropriation; Unfair Competition; Breach of Oral Contract; Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing; Negligence; Misappropriation of Trade Secrets; Conversion of Trade Secrets; and Promissory…
  • Aug 19

    Bad Faith: Trade Secret

    Bad Faith: Trade Secret
    The existence of a trade secret and wrongful misappropriation are two important elements of a theft of trade secrets claim. The focus here is on the latter, misappropriation.
  • Aug 4

    Protect Your Business Work Product: Copyright

    Protect Your Business Work Product: Copyright
    USI MidAtlantic, Inc. suffered a $22.5 million judgment for copyright infringement from competitor. A former employee of the competitor joined MidAtlantic and supplied them with binders of information about insurance products created by his…
Rank this Week: 609

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Have Desperate And Ethically Questionable But Possibly Jewish Lawyers Fight For Your Case Now!

    Have Desperate And Ethically Questionable But Possibly Jewish Lawyers Fight For Your Case Now!
    I often brag to my tech-savvy friends, “I have a Twitter.” I’m actually not kidding. It’s the place to find out what I have for dinner once or twice a year or to click through to my new blog posts if you don’t…
  • Aug 22

    Guilty Until Proven…

    Guilty Until Proven…
    Oh, who am I kidding? They aren’t even going to let you prove yourself not guilty. Not before it’s too late, at least. I’m talking about the Town of Gilbert again, and this time it isn’t your car or your money that…
  • Aug 12

    Save The Lawyers!

    Save The Lawyers!
    It seems that news about LegalZoom’s various legal battles has popped up every few months for the last few years. One state will decide that the online service, which is intended to help people create their own legal documents, is…
Rank this Week: 731

Planning Notes

Planning Notes

Covers fundamental concepts relevant to estate planning, business law, real estate law, and tax law. By Cook & Cook.

http://cooklaw.co/blog
  • Sep 16

    U.S. Federal Trademark Filing

    U.S. Federal Trademark Filing
    In 2013, more than 300,000 trademarks and service marks were filed across 45 different classes of goods and services with the United States Patent & Trademark ("USPTO"); however, less than 200,000 trademarks were registered by the USPTO…
  • Aug 29

    ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Filing

    ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Filing
    The ALS Association has filed an application to register a federal trademark for "Ice Bucket Challenge", the viral sensation that has swept the nation this summer. Although most Americans likely associate "Ice Bucket Challenge" with the ALS…
  • Jul 30

    What is a Family Limited Partnership?

    What is a Family Limited Partnership?
    A family limited partnership, or FLP, can allow a taxpayer to leverage two federal tax devices in conjunction with a technique known as “discounting” in order to reduce the amount of federal tax imposed at the time of that…
Rank this Week: 841

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    Simpsons + Miyazaki ideal way to end a week. Plus #Catbu

    Simpsons + Miyazaki ideal way to end a week. Plus #Catbu
    A brief item on this Change of Venue Friday (who wants anything else?). This piece may be a little dated, as it originally occurred back in January. But it’s worth showing again. If you are a fan of (1) The Simpsons and/or (2)…
  • Sep 18

    Jeremy Jackrabbit, his lawyer parents, a new contest

    Jeremy Jackrabbit, his lawyer parents, a new contest
    On Monday, educators gathered at a school district office to hear about an initiative that aids literacy—environmental and otherwise. Attorney Rodney Glassman spoke to the group at the Madison School District offices about the series…
  • Sep 17

    Constitution Day honors document worth celebrating, yields @ivpfairfree video

    Constitution Day honors document worth celebrating, yields @ivpfairfree video
    In case you hadn’t made your Constitution Day plans yet, I recommend to you a great video that includes a retired Supreme Court—and Arizona—jurist. The National Association of Women Judges has launched a public service…
Rank this Week: 959

Berk & Moskowitz P.C. Blog

Berk & Moskowitz P.C. Blog

Features articles, news, tips and other information about Arizona probate law.

http://berkmoskowitz.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day in Phoenix, AZ

    Labor Day in Phoenix, AZ
    Labor Day isn’t just a three-day cookout and party weekend in the Phoenix region this year. Check out Artlink First Fridays in downtown Phoenix, where over 70 galleries will display art for your…
  • Aug 19

    Lou Reed Leaves $30 million—and Only a Will

    Lou Reed Leaves $30 million—and Only a Will
    Lou Reed, famous for 70’s hits like “Walk on the Wild Side,” died on October 27, 2013, leaving behind an estate worth at least $30 million that generated around $20 million in income since he died. Wealth like that is often…
  • Aug 11

    Rising Elder Abuse in Arizona

    Rising Elder Abuse in Arizona
    The numbers of elder abuse cases in Arizona are increasing as the state’s retired population grows. Scams targeting the elderly may be the focus of news reports, but the reality of the situation is even sadder. The elderly are…
Rank this Week: 1184

Personal Injury Law in Arizona…

Personal Injury Law in Arizona Blog

By Erlichman Law Firm.

http://www.animalattackattorneyblog.com/
  • May 28

    Phoenix Car Accident: Wrong Way Driver Kills 3, Leaves 3 Injured

    Phoenix Car Accident: Wrong Way Driver Kills 3, Leaves 3 Injured
    On May 16 in Phoenix, Arizona, a car accident caused by a wrong way driver left 3 people dead and three more seriously injured. At around 4 a.m. that morning, authorities began receiving 911 calls about a vehicle going the...
  • Apr 30

    Phoenix Car Accident: Apparent Street Racing Crash Kills Driver

    Phoenix Car Accident: Apparent Street Racing Crash Kills Driver
    On April 14 in Phoenix, Arizona, a horiffic car accident that likely involved street racing took the life of a male teenage driver. The crash took place at around 2:45 p.m., near 16th Street and Southern Avenue. Phoenix Police Department...
  • Apr 2

    Arizona Car Accident: 5 Killed in High-Speed Police Chase Ending

    Arizona Car Accident: 5 Killed in High-Speed Police Chase Ending
    On Friday night near Tuba City, Arizona, five people died in a highway car accident, an tragic ending to a high-speed police chase of a suspected impaired driver. The crash occurred at around 9 p.m., about 25 miles to the...
Rank this Week: 1085

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona accident and injury news. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.phoenixinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Safe Driving in Phoenix when Bicycles are Present

    Safe Driving in Phoenix when Bicycles are Present
    When driving in Phoenix or the surrounding cities and towns, how often have you noticed a bicyclist in the area? If you are like many drivers, the chances are that you seek bicycles every day as you travel the streets of Phoenix. While some…
  • Sep 17

    Crash between Driver and Police Officer Leaves 1 Dead

    Crash between Driver and Police Officer Leaves 1 Dead
    In recent decades, Phoenix has experienced a population boom unlike most in the country. Citizens have flocked to the Valley to make it their home, leading to a drastic increase in population, and with it, an increase in the number of drivers…
  • Sep 15

    Light Rail Expanding in Phoenix

    Light Rail Expanding in Phoenix
    Numerous citizens and residents of the greater Phoenix area utilize some form of public transportation on occasion. Some even use public transportation exclusively so that they have no need for personal transit, like bicycling or driving a…
Rank this Week: 1363

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

http://www.azcriminallawsexcrimes.com/
  • Jul 25

    Why the NFL Shouldn't Have Suspended Ray Rice

    Why the NFL Shouldn't Have Suspended Ray Rice
    Ray Rice was initially charged with felony assault for an altercation with his girlfriend, Janay Palmer, who is now his wife, in February 15. Prosecutors reduced the charges to diversion. See “Ray Rice OK'd for diversion…
  • Apr 25

    Arizona Supreme Court rules Marijuana Metabolite not a DUI

    Arizona Supreme Court rules Marijuana Metabolite not a DUI
    The Arizona Supreme Court (State v. Harris) just issued a very important decision regarding marijuana and DUI in Arizona. Even more importantly, the Court gave a clear indication on how the Court would rule on the even more important…
  • Jan 24

    A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy kills unarmed Manuel Longoria. Why is Sheriff Babeu protecting him?

    A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy kills unarmed Manuel Longoria. Why is Sheriff Babeu protecting him?
    A Pinal County Sheriff Deputy shoots unarmed, surrendered Manuel Longoria. Why is Sheriff Paul Babeu protecting the deputy, the only law enforcement among many present, who shot and killed Longoria? What is so special about this particular…
Rank this Week: 1501

Andrew P. Lahser's Patent Blog

Andrew P. Lahser's Patent Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyrights and IP Law for small businesses.

http://lahserpatent.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1371

Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal cases and news. By Law Office of Vladimir Gagic PLLC.

http://www.phoenixcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cops use Junk Science?

    Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cops use Junk Science?
    In 2012, Arizona courts incorporated federal rule of evidence 702, which codified the United Supreme Court's Daubert decision. The current Arizona Rule 702 reads: A witness who is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience,…
  • Dec 26

    Selling Marijuana on Craigslist is a bad idea...

    Selling Marijuana on Craigslist is a bad idea...
    If someone has an Arizona medical marijuana card but has more marijuana than the card allows, will the police charge the person with possession for just the marijuana that is over the legal limit or will all the marijuana in the person's…
  • Dec 12

    Arizona Underage DUI and Driver's License Suspension

    Arizona Underage DUI and Driver's License Suspension
    What happens to someone who under 18 and is charged with a DUI? Because the person is under 18 years old at the time of the offense, the person will go to juvenile court and not be tried as an adult, right? How long will the driver lose their…
Rank this Week: 1468

Arizona Accident Lawyer Blog

Arizona Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers cases and legal developments in personal injury, medical malpractice and auto accident law. By Breyer Law Offices.

http://www.arizonaaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Most Common Injuries Suffered in Arizona Slip and Fall Accident

    The Most Common Injuries Suffered in Arizona Slip and Fall Accident
    Arizona slip and fall accidents can happen just about anywhere: the grocery store, the shopping mall, the community pool, work, the gas station, or even your favorite vacation hotel.
  • Oct 22

    How Arizona Construction Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Happen

    How Arizona Construction Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Happen
    When you think about construction-job related injuries, you most likely think of accidents involving equipment and heavy lifting, but many workers suffer Arizona construction noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) every year that eliminates their…
  • Oct 11

    What Causes Arizona Dog Bite Injury Accidents?

    What Causes Arizona Dog Bite Injury Accidents?
    Arizona dog bite accidents can be caused by a number of different actions on both the part of the dog’s owner as well as the victim who was bit by the dog. The most common causes of animal injury accidents involving a bite include:
Rank this Week: 1273

Pew Blog

Pew Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax. By Pew Law Center, PLLC.

http://www.pewlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    Taxes And Your Inheritance

    Taxes And Your Inheritance
    Inheriting money from a lost loved one can be a tough time. With so many decisions ahead close to the emotions of the loss can make choosing what to do with the money difficult. Before you make any major moves with the inheritance money it is…
  • Sep 16

    Inside The New Apple Product

    Inside The New Apple Product
    While Apple products have certainly not suffered a lack of demand their stock value did take a huge hit a few weeks ago after a massive data hack of the Cloud. After major leak of files and pictures was revealed many people started selling…
  • Sep 11

    Best and Worst Home Repairs For The Value

    Best and Worst Home Repairs For The Value
    Part of owning a home comes the fun of decorating and renovating, but with that also comes the stress and price tag of making over your home. Repairs and redo’s big and small can be both fun and frustrating. When it comes to keeping…
Rank this Week: 1936

Arizona Senior Law Blog

Arizona Senior Law Blog

Covers topics like Arizona Medicaid, ALTCS, and estate planning. By Jackson White.

http://www.arizonaseniorlaw.com/news/
  • Sep 16

    How to Secure Disabled Child’s Future

    How to Secure Disabled Child’s Future
    Our latest Arizona Republic article in the weekly Aging and the Law column can be found below. Our column runs every Friday in select Arizona cities. Q: I have an adult son with a disability.  He lives on his own, but I have supported…
  • Aug 26

    ALTCS Enforces Travel Limitation

    ALTCS Enforces Travel Limitation
    Our latest Arizona Republic article in the weekly Aging and the Law column can be found below. Our column runs every Friday in select Arizona cities. Q: My husband and I live in Arizona, but most of our family lives out-of-state.  Like…
  • Aug 12

    Intersection on VA and ALTCS Planning

    Intersection on VA and ALTCS Planning
    Our latest Arizona Republic article in the weekly Aging and the Law column can be found below. Our column runs every Friday in select Arizona cities. Q: About two years ago, a financial advisor helped my parents devise a plan by which my dad,…
Rank this Week: 1822

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Sep 12

    Judges are Movie Lovers Too

    Judges are Movie Lovers Too
    The Justices of the Texas Supreme Court must be movie lovers.  In the recent Kinney V. Barnes opinion, Justice Lehrmann quotes Walter Sobchak, a character in the cult favorite The Big Lebowski. Lehrmann states that “The First…
  • Sep 11

    Constitution Day Event: Polarization in the Court?

    Constitution Day Event: Polarization in the Court?
    If you would like to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17th there will be a program at Hayden Library.  Join us for Hayden Library’s Constitution Day Celebration and hear Dr. Valerie Hoekstra speak about Polarization in…
  • Sep 9

    Technology Enhanced Study Room

    Technology Enhanced Study Room
    The Technology Enhanced Collaborative Space (TECS) is located on the first floor of the Ross-Blakley Law Library in room #112D. TECS is intended for collaborative work or study specifically for groups, defined as two or more users actively…
Rank this Week: 1785

Business and Corporate Disputes

Business and Corporate Disputes

Features litigation information and insight for business owners, corporate management, directors, officers, members, managers, and shareholders. By Matt McKinney.

http://corporatedispute.com
  • Jul 5

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Sole Proprietorships in Iowa

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Sole Proprietorships in Iowa
    A frequent issue that entrepreneurs face – and one they should seriously consider – is whether to create a formal legal entity, such as a limited liability company (L.L.C.), or remain a “sole proprietor.”  This…
  • Apr 22

    Can I Force My Iowa Corporation to Buy My Stock?

    Can I Force My Iowa Corporation to Buy My Stock?
    Minority shareholders seeking to exit an Iowa corporation frequently ask, “can I force my closely-held Iowa corporation to purchase my stock.”  A great question, but one that is frequently met with a variety of…
  • Apr 13

    Iowa Legislation Signed into Law in 2014 (so far…)

    Iowa Legislation Signed into Law in 2014 (so far…)
    Our readers frequently inquire about what new legislation Iowa’s legislature is passing and Iowa’s Governor, Terry E. Branstad, is signing into law.  While the 2014 legislative session has not yet…
Rank this Week: 1985

The Lively Lawyer Blawg

The Lively Lawyer Blawg

About accident & injury law, diversity, health law, insurance law, law practice management, lawyer lifestyle, small law firms, tax law, women in the law, and legal humor. By Kim R. Brown.

http://livelylawyer.com/
  • Jun 3

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?
    If you are thinking about becoming a small law firm partner, here is some humorous advice from someone who been there and done that…The post Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage? appeared first on The Lively Lawyer Blawg.
  • May 18

    Obamacare & Health Insurance CO-OP

    Obamacare & Health Insurance CO-OP
    Did you know that Obamacare has Health Insurance CO-OPs? The CO-OP stands for “Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans.” But, are they cooperatives? I’m still waiting to find out the answer to some of these questions, but…
  • May 11

    Time to Start your Own Law Firm?

    Time to Start your Own Law Firm?
    During lunch, my colleague, Mr. Bennett* had casually mentioned that he was thinking about starting his own firm, but that he wasn’t sure yet. He wanted to know what I thought. He also mentioned that had a meeting with his boss later…
Rank this Week: 2229

Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers debt negotiation and Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy in Arizona. By Campbell & Coombs, P.C.

http://www.arizonabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION PROCEEDS — BEWARE THE TRUSTEE

    HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION PROCEEDS — BEWARE THE TRUSTEE
    One issue which comes up when contemplating the filing of a bankruptcy is the homestead exemption. Normally the issue is fairly straight forward. Arizona’s Homestead Exemption, ARS. 33-1101provides: Homestead exemptions; persons…
  • Sep 3

    WHY WOULD ANYONE FILE A CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY?

    WHY WOULD ANYONE FILE A CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY?
    As followers of this Blog know, Chapter 7 is the most common type of bankruptcy. This is the bankruptcy that discharges your debts. In exchange for that, a trustee is appointed who liquidates certain assets to pay your debts. However, you…
  • Aug 22

    “So What?” TAX REFUNDS AND CASES UNDER CHAPTER 7 & 13

    “So What?” TAX REFUNDS AND CASES UNDER CHAPTER 7 & 13
    During our initial bankruptcy consultation we go out of our way to advise potential clients that they will likely be required to turnover income tax refunds to their bankruptcy trustee. Many potential clients choose to delay the filing of…
Rank this Week: 4486

Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
Rank this Week: 3946

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Covers the workings of family law, including recent legal changes, hot topics and pressing issues in this legal industry.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/arizona-family-law/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Collaborative Divorce One Way to Avoid the Court

    Collaborative Divorce One Way to Avoid the Court
    In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal by Mike Miller, it gave some insight into receiving a collaborative divorce instead of going to the courts. The Facts about Collaborative Divorce Collaborative divorce began in the 1980s in…
  • Sep 16

    California Giving Legal Rights to Nontraditional Familie

    California Giving Legal Rights to Nontraditional Familie
    There are two bills that California is looking to pass that help give more rights to nontraditional families. Bill for Custodial Rights for Gay Parents The governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed legislation that replaces references to…
  • Sep 11

    Why Divorces Are More Common with Female Firstborn Children

    Why Divorces Are More Common with Female Firstborn Children
    In a study done by the National Longitudinal Study of Youth in 1979, it found that couples that tend to get divorce usually have had a firstborn daughter instead of a son. However, in a recent study done by researchers Amar Hamoudi…
Rank this Week: 2416

Jackson White Intellectual…

Jackson White Intellectual Property Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/az-ip-attorney/blog/
  • Sep 18

    English Bar Infringed on Copyrighted Music

    English Bar Infringed on Copyrighted Music
    In England, a decision by their High Court determined that a Bristol bar will need to pay thousands of dollars for playing copyrighted music without the permission of a music royalty company.  The fine was about three thousand…
  • Sep 16

    Will TV Show Glee Be Forced to Change Name?

    Will TV Show Glee Be Forced to Change Name?
    The musical television show, Glee recently lost a trademark battle in the UK. The Fox show has been ordered to “cease naming” the series ‘Glee’ in the UK. ‘The Glee Club’ In 1999, ten years before the…
  • Sep 11

    Frequent Travelers Worried about Airbus Patent

    Frequent Travelers Worried about Airbus Patent
    A patent application was recently filed by Airbus that has travelers thinking maybe the tiny seats in coach are not so bad after all. The patent application has the ability to make even the smallest plane seating look luxurious. TheThe post…
Rank this Week: 2357

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Arizona Drone Law Basic

    Arizona Drone Law Basic
    There has been a lot of controversy and questions around unmanned aerial vehicles – aka drones. According to Amazon, you can get one for under $100 and they look really cool. If you equip a drone with a camera, the potential footage is…
  • Sep 9

    The Real Cost of a Social Media Misstep

    The Real Cost of a Social Media Misstep
    I was talking with some non-lawyer entrepreneurs lately, and I asked them what they thought would be the worst case scenario if their company broke the law via their social media, and they both responded that they would have to take…
  • Sep 2

    How the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Work

    How the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Work
    I got a message from a photographer friend who said a company is using many photographers’ work on their site without permission. He investigated the company’s copyright policy and was astonished that they make people provide six…
Rank this Week: 3968

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Sep 16

    Marathon Training for the RnRAz 2015

    Marathon Training for the RnRAz 2015
    I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Half Marathon every year for four years (2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013), (PR: 1:52:04), but then I had to sit out 2014 due to shin splints. Now that I’ve finished physical therapy and learned a…
  • Sep 9

    Adventures with Rosie: Getting Homeowner’s Insurance

    Adventures with Rosie: Getting Homeowner’s Insurance
    Part of the process of becoming a homeowner is buying homeowner's insurance. I amused myself going through the questionnaire with my insurance agent to get a quote.
  • Sep 2

    New Project – Minimalism in 90 Day

    New Project – Minimalism in 90 Day
    After I move, everything will stay in the boxes. I’ll only unpack or buy things as I need them. I’ll probably do this for three months.
Rank this Week: 3969

Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers landlord/tenant law, foreclosures, and short sales. By Platt & Westby, P.C.

http://www.phoenixrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    What Do I Do When A Relative Dies in AZ?

    What Do I Do When A Relative Dies in AZ?
    The steps that need to be taken following the death of a relative depend largely on how the death occurred. The death could be expected or unexpected, occur at home or in a hospice, or could be completely accidental. If the death occurred…
  • Aug 27

    Do I Need A Sole Proprietorship or an LLC?

    Do I Need A Sole Proprietorship or an LLC?
    The discussion between an LLC and a sole proprietorship focuses primarily on four major areas: liability, asset protection, tax consequences and costs. To determine which entity is best for your business a short introduction on each area is…
  • Aug 21

    What Happens to My Business If My Partner and I Disagree?

    What Happens to My Business If My Partner and I Disagree?
    In many ways, business partnerships are like a marriage. There is a courtship phase, the wedding, and then the on-going marital relationship. During the course of the marriage, there will be disagreements and arguments along the way, and…
Rank this Week: 3998

CharityLawyer

CharityLawyer

Covers non-profits, tax-exempt organizations and social enterprises. By Ellis M. Carter.

http://charitylawyerblog.com
  • Sep 11

    Choice of Domicile for Nonprofit Corporation

    Choice of Domicile for Nonprofit Corporation
    Over the years we have worked with organizations in many different states and have had the chance to form some opinions about choice of domicile for nonprofits. Some of the factors that have influenced our thoughts on this matter include…
  • Sep 4

    To Pay or Not to Pay – Compensating Nonprofit Founder

    To Pay or Not to Pay – Compensating Nonprofit Founder
    Many founders feel guilty accepting reasonable compensation from the nonprofit they have nurtured but if they continue to forgo a reasonable salary, they risk erecting a house of cards that will fall apart as soon as they burn out.
  • Aug 25

    To Pay or Not to Pay – Compensating Nonprofit Founder

    To Pay or Not to Pay – Compensating Nonprofit Founder
    As a group, Founders are typically consumed with passion for their cause and want every dollar raised to be spent toward the charity’s mission. The problem with this thinking is that it doesn’t invest in the long-term…
Rank this Week: 4842

Andrews Law Blog

Andrews Law Blog

Offers tips and advice on bankruptcy, foreclosure avoidance, short sales, tax resolution, as well as business law and other real estate topics. By James Andrews.

http://andrewslawplc.com/Blog/
  • Sep 11

    Do I Pursue Workers Compensation or a Personal Injury Suit If Injured at Work?

    Do I Pursue Workers Compensation or a Personal Injury Suit If Injured at Work?
    In most cases, workers compensation is the only remedy against an employer that has workers’ compensation insurance. But, if an employee has rejected workers’ compensation coverage prior to their injury or if the employer fails to…
  • Sep 4

    Universal Helmet Laws Increase Helmet Use: Motorcycle Safety Law

    Universal Helmet Laws Increase Helmet Use: Motorcycle Safety Law
    The research on states that change their helmet law is very clear: When a state enacts a universal helmet law, helmet use increases substantially. When a state repeals a universal helmet law, helmet use decreases substantially. When a state…
  • Aug 28

    Essential Contract Term

    Essential Contract Term
    There are some indispensable components of a contract, whether it is business, entertainment, real estate or sports related. Contrary to popular sentiment, entertainment and sports contracts are subject to the same legal concepts as all…
Rank this Week: 3680

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Sep 3

    When the Parents Have to be Good Sport

    When the Parents Have to be Good Sport
    I don’t know how parents do it.  A recent New York Times article noted that parents are exhausted and harassed by the kids’ sports schedules.  Calling the sports system the “youth sports juggernaut”…
  • Sep 1

    Volk v. Brame, 1-CA-SA 14-0079

    Volk v. Brame, 1-CA-SA 14-0079
    In Volk v. Commissioner Brame, a Father took a Special Action Petition on his claim that he was denied a hearing and the opportunity to present testimony, resulting in a denial of due process through Maricopa County’s Expedited Services…
  • Aug 28

    Parent Transition Reports, Part II

    Parent Transition Reports, Part II
    As a follow up to my last post on Parent Communication/ Transition Reports, here are some examples of straightforward News or Transition Reports that would likely be helpful to the other parent. Notice that these are straightforward, give…
Rank this Week: 3702

Law Offices of David A. Black

Law Offices of David A. Black

Discusses criminal law issues for people in Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Guns Don’t Kill People, Children Do?

    Guns Don’t Kill People, Children Do?
    We understand that accidents do happen. We also understand that that are legitimate reasons why some people own guns. After all, not every gun owner is a gang-banger, home invader or hit man. And maybe there is a legitimate reason for a young…
  • Aug 20

    Teacher Drunk in Class . . . Again!

    Teacher Drunk in Class . . . Again!
    Math is, for many students, a very difficult subject. Imagine compounding that difficulty by being taught by a teacher who is not only drunk, but completely wasted! If you think the story is fiction, think again. At least that’s what…
  • Aug 5

    Pubic Sexual Indecency Charged in Hot Tub Romp

    Pubic Sexual Indecency Charged in Hot Tub Romp
    Public sexual indecency charges have been filed against two women and a man after they reportedly engaged in sexual activity in a hot tub at a Peoria (AZ) apartment complex. Police say they were called to the scene by someone who heard a…
Rank this Week: 4005

Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, medical devices defects, and defective drugs. By Patton Law Practice.

http://www.arizonamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Scientists Develop Transparent Mice for Optimal Observation

    Scientists Develop Transparent Mice for Optimal Observation
    Scientists employed the use of a process called "CLARITY" which locates the hydrogel responsible for the access and removal of color causing lipids. Then, a procedure called perfusion-assisted agent release in situ or "PARS" which administers…
  • Aug 18

    Treatment for High Blood Pressure Most Beneficial Among Those with Increased Cardiovascular Risk

    Treatment for High Blood Pressure Most Beneficial Among Those with Increased Cardiovascular Risk
    Researchers investigated how the treatment of high blood pressure could inform them for future treatment applications. They evaluated the correlation between drug therapy and the individual risk associated with the patient. This would alert…
  • Aug 14

    CDC Unveils 40% of Americans Will Have Type 2 Diabetes in Their Lifetime

    CDC Unveils 40% of Americans Will Have Type 2 Diabetes in Their Lifetime
    Dr. Edward Gregg and his colleagues examined data from the National Health Interview Survey and the death certificates of about 600,000 adults. The culmination of data exposed rather remarkable and staggering statistics that apply to all…
Rank this Week: 4964

My Arizona Divorce Lawyer

My Arizona Divorce Lawyer

Provides analysis and commentary on family law matters in Arizona. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklaw.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 19

    Should I Get a Divorce?

    Should I Get a Divorce?
    Everyone experiences difficulties at various points in life. These concerns can be numerous and minor, few and severe, or any combination between. Families endure financial hardship, healthcare problems, emotional and psychological…
  • Aug 5

    Special Divorce Considerations for Physician

    Special Divorce Considerations for Physician
    After representing numerous doctors (and the spouses of doctors) in Arizona, we realized that physician divorces are different.  It is not that the law treats doctors uniquely.  It is that there are a host of considerations that are…
  • Aug 4

    Children Saved from a Hot Car

    Children Saved from a Hot Car
    It’s scary to think that anyone would leave their children locked in a car during the summer months. Recently, a Texas mother did just that. She went to get her hair cut at a salon and left her children in … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 4074

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 19

    Calling the Police and What To Do When They Arrive

    Calling the Police and What To Do When They Arrive
    Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Debra Harrell. These are the three names that Yale Law fellow Emily Bazelon gives as examples for her police-averse policy in her Slate article, “Why I Don’t Call the Police.” In the article,…
  • Aug 13

    Sex Offender Registry Injustice

    Sex Offender Registry Injustice
    What was once a well-intentioned law that was meant to make the community a safer place has spiraled into a witch hunt looking to burn alive anyone who wears a pointed hat. While no one would argue that sex offenders … Continue reading…
  • Aug 4

    Children Saved from Hot Car

    Children Saved from Hot Car
    It’s scary to think that anyone would leave their children locked in a car during the summer months. Recently, a Texas mother did just that. She went to get her hair cut at a salon and left her children in … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 4075

Employment & the Law

Employment & the Law

Covers labor and employment topics, including ADA, ADEA, Arizona legal news, Defamation, FLSA, FMLA, GINA, Noncompetes, Privacy, RIFs, Section 1981, Social Media, Title VII and USERRA. By Ashley Kasarjian.

http://employmentandthelaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    The General Counsel of the NLRB Opens the Door for Franchisors to be Liable for the Actions of their Franchisee

    The General Counsel of the NLRB Opens the Door for Franchisors to be Liable for the Actions of their Franchisee
    By Ashley T. Kasarjian, Michael J. Coccaro and Gerard Morales In a directive that has rocked the franchise world, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) Office of the General Counsel determined…
  • Jul 17

    For the Arizonans – Fantastic Local Organization

    For the Arizonans – Fantastic Local Organization
    As readers of Employment and the Law know, I try to focus the blog posts on issues that impact Arizonans the most. After posting several years worth of employment law articles and best practices (where has time gone??), I wanted ……
  • Jul 15

    Labor and Employment State Bar Convention

    Labor and Employment State Bar Convention
    There are so many big developments in employment law that I feel like I am playing catch-up with my posts, but I couldn’t skip the post about the Labor and Employment Section’s all-day seminar at the State Bar Convention in…
Rank this Week: 3499

Tucson Personal Injury Blog

Tucson Personal Injury Blog

Discusses personal injury matters. By Bache & Lynch.

http://tucsonpersonalinjurylaw.com/injury-center/
  • Jul 10

    About high volume, big advertising law firms — one writer’s view.

    About high volume, big advertising law firms — one writer’s view.
    In the article, “Run of the Mill Justice” Nora Freeman Engstrom of Stanford Law School interviewed lawyers and paralegals at high volume law firms, and analyzed their not-infrequent disciplinary files. Her conclusion is…
  • Jun 26

    Backover Crashe

    Backover Crashe
      This year, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a long-delayed auto safety standard to improve vehicles’ rear visibility and prevent tragic deaths that occur when drivers back into people (often children) whom they…
  • Jun 3

    Bache & Lynch Partner to Speak on Bicycle Collision Case

    Bache & Lynch Partner to Speak on Bicycle Collision Case
    Partner Frances Lynch will be speaking next week in Maui about bicycle collision cases to the  Western Trial Lawyers Association. Riding a bike can be fun and one of the best forms of exercise but when a collision occurs, it can result…
Rank this Week: 3270

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    4th of July DUI Patrol is Out in Phoenix

    4th of July DUI Patrol is Out in Phoenix
     KTAR.com reports that over 71 police agencies are saturating the streets of Phoenix and all of Arizona searching for drunk drivers over the 4th of July weekend. Through 2013 there have already been 31,000 DUI arrests. Don't be a…
  • Mar 2

    Why I am I charged with Aggravated DUI?

    Why I am I charged with Aggravated DUI?
     Aggravated DUI as a Class 4 Felony is charged in Arizona if you were: Driving or in Actual Physical Control of a vehicle; and Impaired by alcohol to the slightest degree or over a .08 BAC; and You knew or had reason to know your…
  • Feb 27

    Scottsdale DUI Lawyer

    Scottsdale DUI Lawyer
    The Law Office of Aaron Black just launched its new website scottsdaleduidefenselawyer.com. Not only does Aaron represent Phoenix DUI cases, but he handles numerous DUI and criminal cases in the Scottsdale area. If you have been charged with…
Rank this Week: 3327

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Covers Arizona DUI laws, DUI penalties, field sobriety tests and vehicular assault. By Koplow & Patane.

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • Jun 24

    How did you get that number?

    How did you get that number?
    If you are making a decision based upon a measurement, then you have two choices.   One, you can simply accept any number a machine produces as true; or   Two, you can ask “how did you get that number?”   The choice…
  • May 13

    What warrants a warrant?

    What warrants a warrant?
    After the Supreme Court decided the case of Missouri v. McNeely, the question of when a warrant is required, before law enforcement may draw a person's blood became more interesting to say the least.  On one side of the issue was the…
  • Oct 10

    The eyes have it

    The eyes have it
    At the side of the road, law enforcement routinely makes DUI arrests based upon results of a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test. The underlying premise of the test is: you drink enough alcohol, and then you eyes will show HGN. Alcohol,…
Rank this Week: 2492

Jackson White Personal Injury Law…

Jackson White Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers personal injury news stories and legal issues.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/az-personal-injury/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Family of That ‘70s Show actress Suing Rehab Center for Wrongful Death

    Family of That ‘70s Show actress Suing Rehab Center for Wrongful Death
    Actress Lisa Robin Kelly, died last August after battling with drug and alcohol addiction. Kelly is most prominently known for her role of Laurie Foreman in the successful TV series, That ‘70s Show.  Kelly’s family has filed…
  • Sep 5

    Ouch! Elementary Teacher Slapped with 1.7 Million Suit

    Ouch! Elementary Teacher Slapped with 1.7 Million Suit
    A former principal is being sued after allegedly beating a five-year-old elementary school pupil with a paddle, leaving him badly bruised and terrified to return to classes. Elizabeth Boyd, ex-principal of the Sunbright Elementary School in…
  • Sep 4

    Business Student Sues L.A. Police Officers after Shattering her Jaw

    Business Student Sues L.A. Police Officers after Shattering her Jaw
    A woman is suing police officers after she fell out of a moving patrol car while handcuffed, shattering her jaw and suffering brain bleeding, it was revealed today. Kim Nguyen, 28, filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department…
Rank this Week: 2331

JDBlogger

JDBlogger

Covers legal marketing. By John Skiba.

http://jdblogger.com
Rank this Week: 2933

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS
    Stephen was brilliant.  He graduated top of his class—he married the prettiest girl in town—his children were all above average—and his business ventures always succeeded.  While Stephen truly lived well, he died…
  • Nov 1

    HOW TO PROBATE AN ESTATE AND ADMINISTER A TRUST

    HOW TO PROBATE AN ESTATE AND ADMINISTER A TRUST
    (SEVEN MUST-DO STEPS)             Probating an estate or trust is like working on an engine.  Each individual process is not complicated; however, the entire machine must work…
  • Sep 17

    NEW CHANGES TO SMALL ESTATES

    NEW CHANGES TO SMALL ESTATES
    I first published the article below on February 4, 2012.  Since that time there been a major change to the law on small estate affidavits.  Namely, the threshold for real property small estates is now less than $100,000.00 and…
Rank this Week: 3466

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Consenting to a Search – No Warrant Needed

    Consenting to a Search – No Warrant Needed
    If you have a roommate or live with someone, do not get on their bad side – at least according to the United States Supreme Court in a recent ruling. In the last term, the Court handed down the decision of Fernandez v. California. In…
  • Feb 22

    Shoplifting – A Jury Eligible Offense

    Shoplifting – A Jury Eligible Offense
    Most people have a pretty good idea of what constitutes shoplifting – you go into a store and take items without paying for them.  Pretty simple, right?  Besides simply taking items, there are a few other ways that an…
  • Feb 1

    Domestic Violence – Generally Not an Individual Charge

    Domestic Violence – Generally Not an Individual Charge
    It seems like at least once a day that I get a phone call from somebody telling me they have been charged with domestic violence which leads to a story about how no violence was involved so it there is no way that the charge is the…
Rank this Week: 3782