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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: 68

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: 180

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: 222

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/
  • Nov 22

    Father Winter Warning

    Father Winter Warning
    As the seasons begin to change again, we experience a decrease in temperature and an increase in safety hazards. Although winter can be a great time to experience the holidays and snowy weather, it can be a playground of accidents. This…
  • Nov 14

    6 Reasons You Should Map Out Your Trip Before Traveling this Fall

    6 Reasons You Should Map Out Your Trip Before Traveling this Fall
    The fall season means the holidays are just around the corner and the weather is getting crisper by the day. The holidays can often mean that more vehicles will be on the roads at once. Heavier traffic and frustrated drivers can lead to…
  • Nov 9

    It Is a Bad Idea to Talk to Insurance Adjusters after a Motor Vehicle Accident

    It Is a Bad Idea to Talk to Insurance Adjusters after a Motor Vehicle Accident
    When you have been in an auto accident that is someone else’s fault, it is a bad idea to talk to the other side’s insurance adjuster. Doing so can cause real problems for your claim outcome. Insurance adjusters know how to get…
Rank this Week: 243

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
  • Nov 29

    Movies and lawyer ethics event a longtime critic favorite

    Movies and lawyer ethics event a longtime critic favorite
    If you’re at all like me (and why wouldn’t you be), a full week of work following the short Thanksgiving week seems almost cruel. Perhaps you’re seeking a way to lessen the strain of five days of nonstop labor. If…
  • Nov 17

    Getting tech-fearless not a bad wish for lawyers, other

    Getting tech-fearless not a bad wish for lawyers, other
    We’re midway through November, and I thought I share my wish (early New Year’s resolution?) regarding courage and technology. That’s what I wrote about in the November Arizona Attorney Magazine, and I’ve posted my…
  • Nov 15

    Ever the rom-com, we know how the lawyer–cloud love–hate relationship will end

    Ever the rom-com, we know how the lawyer–cloud love–hate relationship will end
    I occasionally share information and tools from member-service providers. Today, let’s think about … the cloud. Citrix ShareFile was curious about how many lawyers are using the cloud for their work. And being helpful people,…
Rank this Week: 542

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
  • Nov 9

    Trump’s Estate Tax Plan

    Trump’s Estate Tax Plan
    Well, it happened. Something very few people saw coming: Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. For most people, there are a whole host of potentially more pressing questions about what Trump's presidency will mean for the…
  • Oct 18

    Hillary Clinton’s Estate Tax Plan

    Hillary Clinton’s Estate Tax Plan
    Last Thursday, Hillary Clinton declared her proposal for the federal estate tax: Currently, only estates worth $5.5 million or more pay taxes on inheritance. Clinton would lower that threshold to $3.5 million per person and $7 million per…
  • Oct 10

    Second Marriage? What Could Happen if You Don’t Have an Estate Plan

    Second Marriage? What Could Happen if You Don’t Have an Estate Plan
    Did you know that if you die without a will, each state in the U.S. has already written one for you? These default “wills” are actually called “intestacy statutes” and they generally provide the following as to the…
Rank this Week: 519

Pew Blog

Pew Blog

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

http://www.pewlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 577

DMCA Handbook

DMCA Handbook

Covers online copyright infringement and DMCA for ISPs and content creators and rights holders. By Connie J. Mableson.

http://www.dmcahandbook.com/
  • Sep 10

    How to Keep Your Home Page Safe from a DMCA Notice

    How to Keep Your Home Page Safe from a DMCA Notice
    ANSWER: Your Homepage should not contain infringing material or links to Infringing Material. If you may be hosting infringing content on your website, there is an easy way to keep your home page from being taken down by a DMCA takedown…
  • Aug 28

    Frivilous DMCA Takedown Notices, Fair Use, and Good Faith at issue in New Lessig Lawsuit

    Frivilous DMCA Takedown Notices, Fair Use, and Good Faith at issue in New Lessig Lawsuit
    On August 22, 2013, Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig filed a complaint against Australian record label Liberation Music in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.  Professor Lessig alleges that Liberation Music is…
  • Jul 30

    Frivilous DMCA Takedown Notices – What is Good Faith?

    Frivilous DMCA Takedown Notices – What is Good Faith?
    As previously reported on this Blog, DMCA takedown Notices must be made in good faith by the person alleging copyright infringement.  Section 512(c)(3)(v) of the DMCA requires that a takedown notice include: “a statement that the…
Rank this Week: 686

Bank D&O Liability Law Blog

Bank D&O Liability Law Blog

Covers bank director and officer liability. By Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC.

http://www.bankdandolaw.com/
Rank this Week: 556

Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
  • Dec 8

    Job Announcements – U.S. Department of Justice

    Job Announcements – U.S. Department of Justice
    Justice seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for…
  • Dec 5

    Job Opportunity – Attorney

    Job Opportunity – Attorney
    KEWENVOYOUMA LAW, PLLC 700 East Baseline Rd. Suite C-1, Tempe, AZ 85283 Tel 480.428.4590 Fax 480.223.6398 Vtklaw.com Kewenvoyouma Law, PLLC is seeking a motivated, self-driven, and ambitious full-time associate or of counsel attorney. Title…
  • Nov 29

    Job Opportunity – Staff Attorney

    Job Opportunity – Staff Attorney
    The Staff Attorney is a professional position within the administrative office of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court under the general direction of the Chief Justice. The Research Attorney is responsible for maintaining a current…
Rank this Week: 1017

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Getty Images Skirts $1B Lawsuit

    Getty Images Skirts $1B Lawsuit
    Earlier this year, Getty Images was sued for $1 billion (yes, that’s billion) by photographer Carol Highsmith. Getty Images had sent Highsmith a letter and a bill, claiming that she was using one of their images without buying the…
  • Nov 20

    Should your Child have a YouTube Channel?

    Should your Child have a YouTube Channel?
    I recently spoke at a family law conference on how to get usable evidence from social media. Afterwards, a woman approached me and said her 11 year-old child asked to have YouTube channel and several his friends already had channels. She…
  • Nov 12

    I Want to Humanize Contract

    I Want to Humanize Contract
    A friend from my business mastermind group asked me to draft a nondisclosure agreement for her for an upcoming meeting she has to discuss a future project with a potential collaborator. She wants to be able to discuss the project to see if…
Rank this Week: 988

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/
  • Nov 27

    How to Avoid, Challenge and Actually Overcome Your DUI Mistake

    How to Avoid, Challenge and Actually Overcome Your DUI Mistake
    You will get a comprehensive overview of Arizona DUI laws, and criminal defenses that can be used challenge them. The first 24 hours after your arrest is crucial. You will learn what you can do increase your chances of getting a favorable…
  • Nov 13

    How to Challenge Marijuana Smuggling Charges Provoked By Dure

    How to Challenge Marijuana Smuggling Charges Provoked By Dure
    In any criminal trial, presentation strategy of the defense theory to the jury is equally as important as the defense itself. This article focuses on a recent Arizona Supreme Court decision where the defendant was convicted after committing…
  • Sep 25

    3 Things You Need to Know About Miranda Right

    3 Things You Need to Know About Miranda Right
    Miranda warnings are intended to help you avoid running afoul of your constitutional rights if you are in custody, and the police plan to question you regarding your involvement in a crime. Here are three facts revealed about your Miranda…
Rank this Week: 1222

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…
    And not a single one of them here. They’re all over at Mimesis Law: MOB JUSTICE FOR A DEAD GORILLA NYPD GIVE FAR TOO MUCH CREDIT TO THE POP OUT BOYZ THOMAS VITANOVITZ’S LUCKY INTERVENTION…TO A POINT DONALD RAY…
  • Jun 29

    Customer Service Self Help

    Customer Service Self Help
    I had the displeasure yesterday of spending quite some time in a court with about the most hostile staff around. As soon as I made it past the security guard, who was pretty friendly, I got nothing but scowls from the various clerks, who…
  • May 27

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

    I’ve Been Really Busy…
    Not just with legal work, but with blogging too. Just not here. Over at Mimesis Law. Here are links: FIXING THE DOUBLE STANDARD AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR STEPHEN RANKIN’S COP BUDDIES, STEALING THE PROSECUTION’S THUNDER TO (MAYBE)…
Rank this Week: 1087

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

Advice, comments and discussions about consumer bankruptcy. Some of the discussions are for laymen and others for lawyers.

http://www.dianedrain.com
  • Jul 23

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?
    FIFTH THIRD BANK TO PAY $18 million to African-American and Hispanic auto borrowers for lending discrimination and $3 million to credit card customers for deceptive marketing practices. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “CFPB”…
  • Jul 23

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?
    Zombie debt buyers – Encore Capital Group (Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance) and Portfolio Recovery Associates – ordered to stop using illegal actions to collect debts. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that…
  • Jul 22

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    Private Student Loans and Bankruptcy – an evolving tug of war. Just because a school calls a loan a “private student loan” does not mean it is a student loan for bankruptcy purposes.  There are specifics requirements…
Rank this Week: 1133

KEYTLaw

KEYTLaw

Covers Arizona and federal laws.

http://www.keytlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 12

    Federal Law Prohibits Conspiracy to to Prevent a Person from Exercising Right

    Federal Law Prohibits Conspiracy to to Prevent a Person from Exercising Right
    We live in a era when more and more people want to prevent Americans from exercising their right of free speech, their right to exercise their religion and other constitutional rights.  Federal law, i.e., 18 United States Code Section…
  • Jan 27

    When Your Neighbor’s Drone Pays an Unwelcome Visit

    When Your Neighbor’s Drone Pays an Unwelcome Visit
    New York Times:  “I began reporting a column about drones and the altercations they are causing among neighbors. The way these spats usually go, one neighbor gets a new drone (often around Christmas) and begins flying it around the…
  • Jan 3

    Myth of a Cop Killing Epidemic

    Myth of a Cop Killing Epidemic
    New York Post:  “And each incident is breathlessly reported by a media determined to show that America remains deeply, irredeemably racist.  Problem is, it’s simply not true.  Last week, The Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 964

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

http://www.azcriminallawsexcrimes.com/
  • Jul 22

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year
    If a driver is convicted of two misdemeanor DUI convictions within 7 years, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department can suspend the driver’s license longer for the second conviction than the first. How much longer? For a first time DUI…
  • Jun 29

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.
    An issue that causes a lot of problems for drivers that comes up frequently is the difference between privilege to drive and possession of a driver’s license. As far as Arizona MVD is concerned, they are not the same thing. This is an…
  • Jun 5

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)
    If someone is convicted for a first time, non-extreme DUI in Arizona under ARS 28-1381(a)(1) or (a)(2), then the interlock requirement is for 12 months, which is the same as for an extreme DUI charge under ARS 28-1382(a)(1). However, for a…
Rank this Week: 1235

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: 1281

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/
  • Dec 9

    Removal of Expired Deed of Trust

    Removal of Expired Deed of Trust
    Have you not made a payment on a real estate loan for years but the lender has not foreclosed? You may be able to free up equity. Learn more here. The post Removal of Expired Deed of Trust appeared first on Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog.
  • Dec 1

    Starting A Busine

    Starting A Busine
    Learn about the common pitfalls when starting a business and how to avoid them. The post Starting A Business appeared first on Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog.
  • Nov 23

    Do I Need to Use a Realtor when Buying or Selling Property?

    Do I Need to Use a Realtor when Buying or Selling Property?
    Learn about the pros and cons of hiring an Agent and how to best protect your transaction. The post Do I Need to Use a Realtor when Buying or Selling Property? appeared first on Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog.
Rank this Week: 3840

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Attorney Scott David Stewart answers questions and covers a variety of family law related topics.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Husband Filed Notice of Appeal Before Final Arizona Divorce Decree

    Husband Filed Notice of Appeal Before Final Arizona Divorce Decree
    Husband’s notice of appeal from divorce decree was premature, filed before the trial court resolved parenting time, legal decision-making, and attorney fee award in Arizona Read More The post Husband Filed Notice of Appeal Before Final…
  • Nov 28

    Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in Arizona Divorce

    Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in Arizona Divorce
    Division of gun collection as separate and community property upon divorce affirmed in Arizona case summary. Jacqueline Foster v. Charles Sidney Foster Husband Collected Guns Read More The post Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in…
  • Nov 21

    Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for Arizona Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Cannot Be Speculative

    Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for Arizona Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Cannot Be Speculative
    Unemployed disabled father ordered to pay child support with line of credit affirmed; and speculative spousal maintenance award vacated in Arizona case summary. Antonella Sherman Read More The post Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for…
Rank this Week: 2577

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC…

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC Blog

Covers personal injury topics related to Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.personalinjuryattorneys.me/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Protecting Yourself After Slipping

    Protecting Yourself After Slipping
    Every year thousands of people across the nation are injured in slip and fall accidents. But what is a slip and fall accident? And at what point does the fault lie with the person who has slipped or fallen? And at what point should…
  • Dec 5

    What You Need to Know If You’re in an Elevator Accident

    What You Need to Know If You’re in an Elevator Accident
    Elevator accidents are one of the rarest forms of accidental death, causing fewer than 30 deaths across the nation each year. For this reason, it makes sense that elevators are commonly referred to as “the safest form of…
  • Nov 29

    ADOT Says “Slow Down”

    ADOT Says “Slow Down”
    The Arizona Department of Transportation recently released a straightforward and simple message for drivers who might be encountering wintry weather on mountain roads: “Slow down.” ADOT Says “Slow Down” It’s a…
Rank this Week: 2607

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Dec 8

    Swaying to the Music

    Swaying to the Music
    I had so much fun being in Rev. Patrick’s Christmas Concert at the Community Church of Hope last week. At the end of the show, I got one of the best compliments I’ve ever received in my singing career: “You looked so happy…
  • Dec 3

    Baby It’s Cold Out-WTF?!

    Baby It’s Cold Out-WTF?!
    Every time I turn on the all-Christmas radio station, they’re playing “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”Have you actually listened to the lyrics? They exemplify what’s wrong with how boys and girls are socialized –…
  • Nov 29

    Am I Non-Binary?

    Am I Non-Binary?
    Earlier this year, a court in Oregon let a person legally change their gender to “non-binary.” It’s fantastic that the law acknowledges that there’s more to gender than merely male or female. . . . I wondered, if I…
Rank this Week: 3696

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/
  • Dec 5

    Criminal offenses require experienced Criminal Defense

    Criminal offenses require experienced Criminal Defense
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense chances are you have discovered the importance of hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney in Phoenix. Although not everyone arrested for a criminal offense is truly a criminal, misunderstandings,…
  • Nov 24

    Did you know a 2nd Time Extreme DUI charge must be within 84 months of the first DUI conviction?

    Did you know a 2nd Time Extreme DUI charge must be within 84 months of the first DUI conviction?
    If you are facing charges for a 2nd time Extreme DUI in Phoenix, it is essential to speak with a lawyer who has a clear understanding of the complexities of DUI laws. If the Extreme DUI charge was outside of the 84 months from your first DUI…
  • Nov 21

    Succumb to Mr. Turkey and not an arrest for a DUI!

    Succumb to Mr. Turkey and not an arrest for a DUI!
    Thanksgiving is upon us and I want to wish you a safe, wonderful Thanksgiving. As you plan to spend time with family and friends I’m certain that drinking your favorite alcoholic beverage will be included, so here’s to hoping that…
Rank this Week: 3037

Comitz Beethe's Disability…

Comitz Beethe's Disability Insurance Claim Blog

Covers disability insurance claims, claim tips, insurer profiles, insurance industry news, and case studies.

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 2832

JDBlogger

JDBlogger

Covers legal marketing. By John Skiba.

http://jdblogger.com
  • Dec 5

    JDB 149: JDBlogger 4th Anniversary!

    JDB 149: JDBlogger 4th Anniversary!
    Four years ago, on December 5, 2012, I launched the first episode of the JDBlogger Podcast.  Over the years the podcast has grown and a community has developed of like-minded attorneys helping each other out in growing and managing their…
  • Nov 22

    JDB 148: How to Create a Lead Magnet for Your Website

    JDB 148: How to Create a Lead Magnet for Your Website
     In this episode Marc Cerniglia and I discuss why you need a lead magnet for your website, how to create one, and what you can do with the email addresses once you have them collected.
  • Nov 14

    JDB 147: Systems, Leads, and Building a Better Law Busine

    JDB 147: Systems, Leads, and Building a Better Law Busine
    This past week my firm business manager and I went to the Attorney Bootcamp put on by Richard James. I had the chance to interview Richard James back in episode 143 were we discussed the value of having systems in your law practice. The…
Rank this Week: 2210

CharityLawyer

CharityLawyer

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

http://charitylawyerblog.com
  • Nov 28

    Court Blocks Overtime Rule

    Court Blocks Overtime Rule
    Last Tuesday, a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction against a new regulation expanding the number of workers who would be eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay.
  • Oct 26

    How to Combat the Rubber Stamp Board

    How to Combat the Rubber Stamp Board
    Rubber stamp boards tend to take a hands off approach to their duties and simply approve everything put in front of them by management without actively participating in deliberation and debate. This approach is dangerous for the nonprofit and…
  • Oct 7

    Tax Exempts and Washington’s Business and Occupation Tax

    Tax Exempts and Washington’s Business and Occupation Tax
    Many tax-exempt organizations in Washington are still subject to business and occupation tax at both the state and local level. For B&O tax purposes, nonprofit organizations are generally presumed taxable in the same manner as for profit…
Rank this Week: 4765

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/
  • Nov 28

    New Form I-9

    New Form I-9
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  This new form (dated 11/14/2016) must be used by employers as of January 22, 2017.  The form can be…
  • Nov 10

    Arizona’s Proposition 206 Addressing Paid Sick Leave Was Approved by Voter

    Arizona’s Proposition 206 Addressing Paid Sick Leave Was Approved by Voter
    Tuesday evening, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206 by a wide margin.  My colleague, John Lomax, has provided a helpful summary of the new law affecting paid sick leave. The proposition will raise the minimum wage to $10.00 per…
  • Nov 7

    The Election Day Edition – An Overview of the Candidates’ Views of Workplace Law

    The Election Day Edition – An Overview of the Candidates’ Views of Workplace Law
    Only one day away from an election that, at best, can be described as a rollercoaster. The Arizona readers of the blog have undoubtedly observed that activity is at a high in this state since–for the first time in many … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3129

Phoenix Probate Lawyers Blog

Phoenix Probate Lawyers Blog

Covers probate and estate planning. By Platt & Westby, P.C.

http://www.phoenixprobatelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Communicating Religious Values in Your Estate Plan

    Communicating Religious Values in Your Estate Plan
    Providing for religious needs in your estate plan. The post Communicating Religious Values in Your Estate Plan appeared first on Phoenix Probate Lawyers Blog.
  • Oct 14

    Trustees Not Personally Liable When Entering Contracts On Behalf of the Trust

    Trustees Not Personally Liable When Entering Contracts On Behalf of the Trust
    Did you know a Trustee is protected from personal liability when entering into contracts in their fiduciary capacity? This does not protect the Trustee outright, particularly if they are mishandling the estate. Learn more here. The post…
  • Oct 6

    Will or Trust Contests and How to Avoid Them

    Will or Trust Contests and How to Avoid Them
    Learn how to protect your estate plan from litigation after your passing. The post Will or Trust Contests and How to Avoid Them appeared first on Phoenix Probate Lawyers Blog.
Rank this Week: 1858

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/
  • Oct 27

    Twitter & Treat is Just Around the Corner

    Twitter & Treat is Just Around the Corner
    Halloween is on Monday and we have some treats for you. Sign-up for Tweets from the Ross-Blakley Law Library and on Halloween you will receive random Treat Tweets for a sweet Halloween treat. Sign-up to follow us…
  • Aug 22

    Free Online Access to Study Aids/Supplement

    Free Online Access to Study Aids/Supplement
    The Law Library provides ASU Law students with free access to over 500 study aids/course supplements through the West Academic Study Aids Subscription. 24/7 access – you can access the study aids anytime online Full-content searching…
  • May 27

    HeinOnline Android App Now Available

    HeinOnline Android App Now Available
    The HeinOnline app is a great tool for accessing the wealth of information on HeinOnline via your mobile device, and the app is now available for Android users!  Using either the Android or iOS app, you can browse the many…
Rank this Week: 3064

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.phoenixinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 26

    Common Neck Injuries after a Phoenix Car Accident

    Common Neck Injuries after a Phoenix Car Accident
    The forces involved in a car accident can result in injuries to any part of the body, but certain areas are more vulnerable than others for harm. Among commonly injured body parts is the spinal column and the tissue surrounding it,…
  • Oct 17

    50 Children are Involved in Backover Car Accidents Every Week in the United State

    50 Children are Involved in Backover Car Accidents Every Week in the United State
    Some types of car accidents garner a lot of media attention. Rollover collisions, drunk driving crashes, and wrong-way head-on accidents are all heavily covered by news outlets in the greater Phoenix area, and as a result, most drivers…
  • Oct 13

    Trucking Accident Deaths are Increasing in America

    Trucking Accident Deaths are Increasing in America
    If you are like the average Phoenix resident, you take to the roads every day to get around the Valley, whether you go to work, take kids to school, or just run errands. Even if you do not personally drive, you may utilize the roadways in a…
Rank this Week: 4564

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/
  • Oct 19

    Myths About Shoplifting

    Myths About Shoplifting
    Shoplifting in Arizona is a crime with serious penalties, including potential fines and jail time. In addition to the criminal charges, shoplifters can be sued by merchants in civil court to recover damages as well. If you are facing a…
  • Oct 14

    5 Worst Crimes Committed by NFL Player

    5 Worst Crimes Committed by NFL Player
    Football players are big shots on and off the field, but that doesn’t mean they never get in trouble with the law. Here are five notorious criminal defense cases involving an NFL player.   Remember, if you or someone you love is…
  • Oct 9

    Arizona Domestic Violence By The Number

    Arizona Domestic Violence By The Number
    Did You Know?   1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the US have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls – this is an average of 15…
Rank this Week: 3588

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Focuses on bankruptcy planning, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filing options, advice on wage garnishments and repossessions, bankruptcy law and advice for those that are experiencing extreme financial difficulty. By the Bornmann Law Group.

http://bankruptcy-az.com/blog/
  • Sep 27

    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy?

    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy?
    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy? Filing for bankruptcy in Glendale is not an easy thing to decide. But getting your finances back in order is the best way to getting your life back on track. There …
  • Aug 23

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?
    What is a 341 meeting of creditors? If you wish to file for bankruptcy in Mesa Arizona, it is important to learn everything about the process. Most people have never heard of a 341 meeting of creditors. Let’s take a …
  • Jul 21

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy
    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy In the early nineties all over the country, including Arizona, people watched the news on edge as the historic O.J. Simpson case played out. Last month the infamous defense attorney who worked on the…
Rank this Week: 4682

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 25

    Coping with Failed Adoption

    Coping with Failed Adoption
    Building adopted families is a dream for many people.  Perhaps adoption is a choice in the wake of fertility challenges, perhaps adoption is the product of a relative who is unable to care for their own child through CPS, or perhaps…
  • Jun 30

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse
    Generally, when a baby tests positive for illegal drugs, it is immediately after birth.  That is to say, the drug for which the baby is positive is passed through the mother in utero.  The story below shows there are exceptions to…
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent
      In February, the Department of Child Safety interviewed a child for a child neglect investigation without parental consent. This caused much debate, with the parents (and the Ombudsman) arguing that DCS lacked legal authority to…
Rank this Week: 3809

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 23

    Kent Berk to Teach Financial Exploitation Seminar

    Kent Berk to Teach Financial Exploitation Seminar
    Scottsdale, Arizona probate attorney Kent S. Berk will teach a seminar regarding financial exploitation claims under Arizona’s adult protective service act.  The seminar will be held at the Maricopa County Bar Association in…
  • Jun 29

    23 Mile Buckskin Gulch Hike

    23 Mile Buckskin Gulch Hike
    Lest any of our friends or clients think that all we do is go to court, take depositions and sit in the office talking on the phone or doing research and writing, we decided to share the video of our epic hike of Wire Pass, Buckskin Gulch and…
  • Mar 10

    Keeping a Healthy Brain

    Keeping a Healthy Brain
    Most people are concerned about keeping their brains healthy and active as they age. With high anticipated rates of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia projected for the future, this should be important for everyone. Indeed, the…
Rank this Week: 4737

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/
  • Aug 22

    How To Settle Disputes Between You And A Contractor

    How To Settle Disputes Between You And A Contractor
    There are instances when issues arise between the contractor and the owner most probably due to damages caused by the home construction or renovation. In these circumstances, the owner has the right to demand repairs from the contractor.…
  • Aug 2

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?

    Is a Small Law Firm Partnership like a Marriage?
    My former law partner once argued with me that being in our law firm partnership was like being in a marriage, to which I quipped, “Yes, only without the love and affection part.”  Smile. And, having been married more than…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 1471

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Child’s Psychologist-Patient Privilege: Can a Parent Waive It In a Custody Case? Hawaii decision

    Child’s Psychologist-Patient Privilege: Can a Parent Waive It In a Custody Case? Hawaii decision
    In PO v. JS, the Hawaii Court of Appeals ruled that neither parent can waive or invoke a child’s patient-therapist privilege if the parents themselves are involved in litigation over the child.    The Father was attempting to…
  • Jul 25

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine
    It’s fairly common for a parenting plan or parenting time order to include a clause like this:   “If the parties are unable to reach an agreement regarding any change to this parenting agreement, they will request…
  • Jul 21

    Facebook is Good Evidence

    Facebook is Good Evidence
    If you’re going to assert in court that you are having no contact with someone, it’s probably best not to have Facebook conversations going on with that person. In an Arkansas guardianship case, a mother sought to terminate her…
Rank this Week: 3501

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
  • Aug 11

    When Owners in an LLC Are Personally Liable

    When Owners in an LLC Are Personally Liable
    Entrepreneurs and business owners often elect to create a formal business entity, such as a limited liability company (“LLC”), to shield themselves from personal liability.  In other words, they create such an entity to…
  • Apr 17

    Iowa’s Open Records Law – Who, What, When, and Why?

    Iowa’s Open Records Law – Who, What, When, and Why?
    Iowa’s Open Records laws permit Iowans and Iowa businesses to obtain numerous types of records and communications from government bodies and officials (e.g. state departments, cities, and schools). Frequently, Iowans and Iowa…
  • Jan 17

    Single Taxation Versus Double Taxation and the Iowa LLC

    Single Taxation Versus Double Taxation and the Iowa LLC
    As discussed in this prior post, Iowa Limited Liability Companies have the benefit of electing to have a single layer of tax. When an LLC chooses a single layer of tax, LLCs are taxed as pass-through entities, meaning all earnings…
Rank this Week: 4519

Law Office of John Burton

Law Office of John Burton

Covers business law topics and random musings.

http://www.burtonlawpllc.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    What Is Trademark Clearance?

    What Is Trademark Clearance?
    What Does Trademark Clearance Mean? A. Clearance refers to the process of searching for pre-existing trademarks that are the same or similar to your proposed mark and assessing whether or
  • Sep 24

    What is a Trademark?

    What is a Trademark?
    ©John Burton 2009 A trademark is the actual name of a product (Coke for soft drinks).  Trademarks/brand names identify the product as coming from a particular company and it also
  • Sep 14

    Can My Website Get Me In Trouble?

    Can My Website Get Me In Trouble?
    WEBSITE LIABILITY: CAN MY WEBSITE GET ME IN TROUBLE? © John Burton 2015 The short answer is yes, if your site permits users to post content on the site. If
Rank this Week: 4997

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • Jan 18

    Moving to a New Website

    Moving to a New Website
    Dear Readers, I am moving to a new website: Intermediate Scrutiny.  The change is necessary because I am longer located in Arizona.  Because of life circumstances, I recently moved to Washington State and became a licensed attorney…
  • Sep 8

    Arizona’s Nipple Double Standard

    Arizona’s Nipple Double Standard
    It is the dog days of summer here in Phoenix, Arizona where the weather seems endlessly hot.  There are a variety of ways that people try to beat the “dry heat” where temperatures commonly near 120 degrees.  Sometimes…
  • Aug 24

    Unilateral Contract Case Study

    Unilateral Contract Case Study
    A local news program reported recently a woman in the Phoenix metro area is offering $1,000 to anyone who can prove the claims in Proposition 104. Sounds like a fun way to possibly make a grand.  But is this a legally enforceable…
Rank this Week: 2430

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/
  • Dec 8

    Car Accident Lawsuits & Settlements, December 2015

    Car Accident Lawsuits & Settlements, December 2015
    Each year, more than 2 million Americans are involved in car accidents that result in death or serious injury. Here’s a look at a few recent personal injury lawsuits and settlements related to car accidents. Lawsuit Filed Over…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2018

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS
    WARNING: At some point in your life the unexpected will happen.  If that “unexpected” is sickness, becoming mentally incompetent, or dying, you will need certain legal tools to get you through that period.  As you are…
  • Apr 1

    Death and Debt

    Death and Debt
    This is a terrible and misleading article and I want to set the record straight regarding debts and death: 1. If your loved one dies (who is not your spouse) and the loved one leaves behind debt, the survivors are NOT responsible for that…
  • Feb 25

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY
    This is the third article in a series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant to serve as lessons for…
Rank this Week: 3360

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/
  • Nov 4

    Arizona Women Divorce Professionals (AWDP)

    Arizona Women Divorce Professionals (AWDP)
    Arizona Women Divorce Professionals (AWDP) is a team of highly qualified professionals who help their clients successfully navigate through the divorce process. The team is comprised of eight women who have experience in family law, including…
  • Aug 10

    Is it really SIDS?

    Is it really SIDS?
    We have all seen that episode of Law and Order SVU where Olivia and Elliot dramatically announce that the forensic results determined that the baby died of… SIDS. SIDS stands for “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.” According to…
  • Jul 1

    Life-Altering False Allegation

    Life-Altering False Allegation
    A long-time client was recently accused of inappropriately touching his daughter while she bathed.   I handled the original custody matter when the child was only six (6) months old.  My client, we will call him…
Rank this Week: 3814

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/
  • Jul 14

    The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth!

    The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth!
    The attorneys in our firm have over 100 combined years of practicing law in the arena of bankruptcy. We’ve heard different stories from prospective clients and we have met with some disturbing proposals. These disturbing proposals…
  • Jul 14

    The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth!

    The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth!
    The attorneys in our firm have over 100 combined years of practicing law in the arena of bankruptcy. We’ve heard different stories from prospective clients and we have met with some disturbing proposals. These disturbing proposals…
  • Jun 30

    The Inter-relationship between Annuity Contracts and Bankruptcy Law in Arizona

    The Inter-relationship between Annuity Contracts and Bankruptcy Law in Arizona
    Perhaps you have heard the commercials. Some insurance company offers to put your money into an annuity and give you monthly pay-outs at some point in the future. An annuity contract may be entered into in order to save for the future - for…
Rank this Week: 4268

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/
  • Jul 1

    How to Prepare for Long-term Care

    How to Prepare for Long-term Care
    Question: I am 55 years old and I have spent the past year helping my father transition into an assisted living community. The process has been difficult, not to mention expensive. Along the way, I learned about the Arizona Long Term Care…
  • Jun 3

    Staying In-network for Long-term Care

    Staying In-network for Long-term Care
    Question: I filed an Arizona Long Term Care System application for my wife nearly a year ago, and I have had a horrible time trying to manage and understand the process on my own. After many months of working on this process, I am now being…
  • May 20

    State Pension Can Trim Security Pay

    State Pension Can Trim Security Pay
    Question: What are the rules that regulate when your Social Security check will be reduced because you also receive a state pension? The post State Pension Can Trim Security Pay appeared first on JacksonWhite Elder Law Attorneys.
Rank this Week: 2001

Tucson Personal Injury Blog

Tucson Personal Injury Blog

Discusses personal injury matters. By Bache & Lynch.

http://tucsonpersonalinjurylaw.com/injury-center/
  • May 19

    Arizona Car Insurance

    Arizona Car Insurance
    Liability Coverage.  Every Arizona driver must have mandatory minimum liability limits for car insurance.  It’s the law.  But you have a choice on how much protection to purchase. Lots of people believe they have…
  • Apr 25

    Beware Dust Storm

    Beware Dust Storm
    Pull Aside • Stay Alive: Will you know what to do?     Avoid driving into or through a dust storm. If you encounter a dust storm, check traffic immediately around your vehicle (front, back and to the side) and begin slowing…
  • Apr 3

    Arizona School Bus Rule

    Arizona School Bus Rule
    For over twenty three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on the school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before the children go back to school or start…
Rank this Week: 2957

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • May 15

    Can I be sentenced to jail if I can’t afford my court fine in Arizona?

    Can I be sentenced to jail if I can’t afford my court fine in Arizona?
    Yes, failure to pay the fines and court fees associated with being in the criminal justice system can lead to jail time. However, the courts do offer defendants an option to pay the fees in increments, but missed payments will lead to…
  • May 13

    Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona

    Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona
    Shoplifting is considered a theft crime in Arizona and comes with serious penalties. The consequences for shoplifting and other theft crimes depend largely on the monetary value of the items stolen. However, that is not the case when it comes…
  • May 11

    AZ Traffic Law: Why You Should Ask for the Officer’s Note

    AZ Traffic Law: Why You Should Ask for the Officer’s Note
    Unless you were charged with criminal speeding and are facing serious penalties like jail time, it is often less expensive to simply pay the fines associated with minor traffic violations than it is to hire a criminal defense attorney to…
Rank this Week: 1924