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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
  • Jul 28

    4 decades of legal funding celebrated by @lsctweet

    4 decades of legal funding celebrated by @lsctweet
    Last Friday, a significant anniversary passed, one that should be marked by anyone concerned about equal access to justice. On July 25, the Legal Services Corporation noted that it had been established 40 years ago. As it describes itself,…
  • Jul 25

    Combating the word crimes committed daily

    Combating the word crimes committed daily
    Nothing lightens a busy week’s load like a grammar lesson. Hmmm, scratch that. Instead: Nothing lightens a busy week’s load like “Weird Al” Yankovic. That’s more like it. OK, even if you’re not…
  • Jul 24

    When and how did we get “mass incarceration”? @ollie explain

    When and how did we get “mass incarceration”? @ollie explain
    It may be wonkish and nerdy to admit, but I enjoy the etymological side of public policy quite a bit. Wait, that sentence itself is pretty incomprehensible. So let me start again. We may all know “mass incarceration” when we…
Rank this Week: 238

Pew Blog

Pew Blog

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

http://www.pewlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    No Tax Free Weekend In Arizona?

    No Tax Free Weekend In Arizona?
    As the start of a new school year approaches kids are soaking up their last free days while parents run around town buying school clothes and supplies. Unlike many states, Arizona is one that does not have a tax free holiday weekend to help…
  • Jul 25

    How to Get Along with Your Trustee

    How to Get Along with Your Trustee
    If you are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you might be dreading meeting your creditors. Why? Because this is the day you have to see your case trustee face-to-face. Be Honest The trustee has a grueling job to do, and withholding any type of…
  • Jul 23

    What To Do in the Case of an Adversary

    What To Do in the Case of an Adversary
    What if you’ve filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy and one of your creditors chooses to sue you in bankruptcy court? This feels like a perfect opportunity to start panicking. Regardless of whether their accusations are valid, there is suddenly a…
Rank this Week: 321

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: 338

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: 320

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/
  • Mar 5

    The 3 Most Important Connections Between Divorce and Bankruptcy

    The 3 Most Important Connections Between Divorce and Bankruptcy
    The 3 Most Important Connections Between Divorce and Bankruptcy 1. Financial Obligations Filing for either bankruptcy or divorce involves complicated financial issues. When these two legal filings intersect, the issues can become even more…
  • Mar 4

    When Do I Surrender My House In Bankruptcy?

    When Do I Surrender My House In Bankruptcy?
    When Do I Surrender My House In Bankruptcy? Evan Bornmann Youtube Video Video Transcription Bankruptcy Client: “I want to surrender my home in my bankruptcy. When do I have to move out? Evan Bornmann, Attorney at The Bornmann Law Group:…
  • Mar 4

    Where Can I Find The Forms For Filing Bankruptcy?

    Where Can I Find The Forms For Filing Bankruptcy?
    Where Can I Find The Forms For Filing Bankruptcy? Where Can I Find The Forms For Filing Bankruptcy? Youtube Video Video Transcription Bankruptcy Client: “What bankruptcy forms do I need and where can I find them? Ryan Willard, Paralegal…
Rank this Week: 394

CharityLawyer

CharityLawyer

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

http://charitylawyerblog.com
  • Jul 1

    New 1023-EZ Form Simplifies Applying for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Statu

    New 1023-EZ Form Simplifies Applying for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Statu
    Today, the Internal Revenue Service released the new Form 1023-EZ application form to reduce processing delays and help small charities apply for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status more easily.
  • Jun 27

    DIY Nonprofit Law – Top Five Mistake

    DIY Nonprofit Law – Top Five Mistake
    The state form does not include the tax provisions that the IRS requires tax-exempt organizations to have. Would be founders that file using the state’s form Articles of Incorporation without including an attachment with the appropriate…
  • May 28

    Corporate Structure – One Size Does Not Fit All

    Corporate Structure – One Size Does Not Fit All
    I am fortunate to represent a number of established and growing nonprofits, some of which are expanding into new geographic areas and new markets or scaling up their existing operations to meet demand. I am often asked to advise them on how…
Rank this Week: 498

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: 688

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/
  • Jul 17

    Almost Two Years Later, Bar Owner Arrested on Sex Charge

    Almost Two Years Later, Bar Owner Arrested on Sex Charge
    An Arizona bar owner has been charged with sexual abuse and unlawfully taking pictures of a partially nude job applicant. The story, if true, may appear to be rather strange, although the circumstances surrounding the allegations may be more…
  • Jul 8

    Stalking on Steroids!

    Stalking on Steroids!
    Stalking comes in all forms. When we think about it in the legal context, one of the pictures that may come to mind is a jilted lover, intent on seeking revenge, retaliation, reconciliation, or maybe just acknowledgement of his or her place…
  • Jun 11

    Deputy’s Suicide Raises New Questions for Maricopa County Sheriff

    Deputy’s Suicide Raises New Questions for Maricopa County Sheriff
    For Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, it’s been a tough month . . . er, we mean year . . . er, better make that years. The essence of the problem seems to be that whenever anyone has the temerity to criticize hizoner, immediate action…
Rank this Week: 1330

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://www.arizonacriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • 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 spring…
  • Jan 21

    Federal v. State Prosecution of Drug and Gun Possession Charge

    Federal v. State Prosecution of Drug and Gun Possession Charge
    Determining who will prosecute; Differences between Arizona, Federal laws and penalties. A Phoenix AZ man was recently sentenced to 25 years in prison for charges of methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute; and prohibited…
  • Nov 13

    Bonnie and Clyde Style Robberies in Arizona

    Bonnie and Clyde Style Robberies in Arizona
    Robberies need not be as epic as Bonnie and Clyde's to be some of the most serious crimes under law. When I heard this story on the local news about "Bonnie and Clyde" style robbery suspects being arrested in Arizona, I reflected on my…
Rank this Week: 931

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: 1193

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 12

    The Dangers of File Sharing and Peer to Peer Network

    The Dangers of File Sharing and Peer to Peer Network
    File sharing has been a big part of the counter-culture of legal and illegal music and movie downloads in the United States. Many file sharing programs that allowed the free flow of copyrighted files like Limewire, Napster, Bearshare,…
  • Jan 30

    Waste Management Phoenix Open 2014

    Waste Management Phoenix Open 2014
    The Waste Management Phoenix Open 2014 has officially started and is in full swing! If you are planning on going to the Waste Management Open 2014 and drinking there, make sure you take a cab there and a cab home.  There is a…
Rank this Week: 997

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: 1337

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona state crimes. By Koplow & Patane.

http://www.arizonacriminaldefenseblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Apartment Search

    Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Apartment Search
    The U.S. Supreme Court, in Fernandez v. California, has upheld the warrantless search of an apartment when the suspect objected, but his girlfriend (and co-occupant) consented to the search after the suspect was arrested. The court made an…
  • Nov 28

    SCOTUS, Preliminary Hearings & Brady Material

    SCOTUS, Preliminary Hearings & Brady Material
    The United States Supreme Court is deciding whether to hear a case where the prosecution is arguing – Brady evidence is not required to be disclosed before a preliminary hearing. The cases is: California v. Gutierrez ISSUES…
  • Nov 1

    Due Process, Half-Truths, And Brady Material

    Due Process, Half-Truths, And Brady Material
    Real justice means everyone accused of a crime gets a fair process to defend against the accusations. In many cases due process happens. Our system of justice, however, requires that occurs in all cases. This isn’t exactly an onerous…
Rank this Week: 1005

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: 930

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: 1020

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: 1551

Arizona Chapter 13 Lawyer Blog

Arizona Chapter 13 Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy. Published By Joseph C. McDaniel, P.C.

http://www.arizonachapter13lawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

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  • Oct 12

    Eulogy for Joseph McDaniel

    Eulogy for Joseph McDaniel
    Joseph C. McDaniel, Esq. 1950-2011 It is with an extremely heavy heart that I write this on behalf of Joseph's staff and myself. As many of you may already know, and for those of you who may not have read or heard, Joseph C. McDaniel passed…
  • Sep 24

    Top Ten Bankruptcy Articles This Week!

    Top Ten Bankruptcy Articles This Week!
    I have another bankruptcy blog, Bankruptcy Crossroads. And that blog has been getting a lot of attention lately! Here are the top ten bankruptcy blogposts this week in Bankruptcy Crossroads; enjoy!
Rank this Week: 905

Tucson Injury Attorney

Tucson Injury Attorney

Covers personal injury topics. By Stephen Gorey.

http://tucsoninjuryattorney.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1144

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    The Legalities of Feeding Expired Parking Meters in Phoenix – According to the Police

    The Legalities of Feeding Expired Parking Meters in Phoenix – According to the Police
    Starting on August 1st, Phoenix is changing to variable prices at its parking meters. Depending on when and where you park, the rate could range from $0.50 to $4.00/hour. This is a big change from the $1.50/hour rate that used to be at every…
  • Jul 22

    What Are You Buying When You Use an Independent Contractor?

    What Are You Buying When You Use an Independent Contractor?
    I get questions all the time from people involved in situations where a business outsources the creation of their website, marketing materials, or other photography work about who owns the copyright in the final work product and what can the…
  • Jul 15

    Questions People Ask About the Law, Photos, Sex Tapes, and Revenge Porn

    Questions People Ask About the Law, Photos, Sex Tapes, and Revenge Porn
    The movie Sex Tape comes out this week. The previews look dumb, but I want to see it to examine the story from a legal perspective. I’ve done a fair amount of research and writing about cyber harassment and “revenge porn.”…
Rank this Week: 3822

Jackson White Intellectual…

Jackson White Intellectual Property Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/az-ip-attorney/blog/
  • Jul 29

    USSC Decision Favors Television Networks over Internet Busine

    USSC Decision Favors Television Networks over Internet Busine
    On June 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided that Aereo, a start-up internet business, had been publicly performing (a.k.a. airing or showing) copyrighted material.  This was a 6-3 decision, in which the plaintiff, the…
  • Jul 24

    Apple and Samsung Finding Common Ground in Patent Battle

    Apple and Samsung Finding Common Ground in Patent Battle
    Apple and Samsung are beginning to find common ground in their litigation war which has been going on for over three years about patent infringement. Galaxy S vs. iPhone Samsung has been a component supplier for Apple but their…
  • Jul 22

    Sherlock Holmes Copyright is Now Public

    Sherlock Holmes Copyright is Now Public
    The seventh circuit court of appeals in Chicago ruled on June 16 that the copyright on Sherlock Holmes has expired. The copyright has been in dispute between the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle and editor, Leslie Klinger, of The New…
Rank this Week: 2023

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Jul 29

    Minimalism Project Update – Cleaning Out My Photo

    Minimalism Project Update – Cleaning Out My Photo
    During my down time for about a week, I sorted my photos, sent them through my scanner, and saved them to my hard drive. I kept the prints of the ones that were the most important to me and I threw out the rest. I have less than a shoebox of…
  • Jul 24

    I Minimized My Star Trek Collection

    I Minimized My Star Trek Collection
    When he asked me if I’m still a Star Trek fan, and I told him I still love Star Trek, but I don’t need all this stuff to tell me that I love it. More stuff does not equal more love.
  • Jul 22

    Minimalism Project Update – Cleaning Out my CD

    Minimalism Project Update – Cleaning Out my CD
    I suspect I haven’t purchased more than 10 CDs in the last year. I certainly haven’t opened that binder since it went into a drawer over a year ago. I probably could have simply taken that binder and moved it to the pile of stuff…
Rank this Week: 3817

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Will Banks Be Funding Legal Marijuana Businesses?

    Will Banks Be Funding Legal Marijuana Businesses?
    As of 2012, the states of Colorado and Washington have legalized the recreational use of marijuana.  In addition, medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, including Arizona, and in the District of Columbia. According to…
  • Jul 25

    3 Dead after California Bank Robbery

    3 Dead after California Bank Robbery
    During a Stockton bank robbery, three armed robbers aggressively took three women into hostage before making their getaway and beginning a high-speed gun battle with authorities. In total, three were pronounced dead, including two of the…
  • Jul 24

    Flagstaff’s New Law to Prevent Texting While Driving

    Flagstaff’s New Law to Prevent Texting While Driving
    Arizona has been lacking in laws that include the ban of texting and using cell phones while driving. According to the Senior Vice President of Communications for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, “there’s no evidence…
Rank this Week: 2018

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.phoenixinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Police Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver that Injured Child in Phoenix

    Police Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver that Injured Child in Phoenix
    Children should not have to suffer from the negligence or mistakes of adults, but when it comes to car accidents in Phoenix, that is often exactly what happens, Children who are passengers in a vehicle, riding their bicycles, or even walking…
  • Jul 25

    Tempe Hit-and-Run Crash Still Being Investigated

    Tempe Hit-and-Run Crash Still Being Investigated
    The greater Phoenix are experiences more hit-and-run accidents every year than most residents realize. In 2013 alone, there were 11,679 hit-and-run collisions in Arizona - nearly 11 percent of all traffic-related incidents across the…
  • Jul 24

    Coconino Rollover Accident Leaves 1 Dead

    Coconino Rollover Accident Leaves 1 Dead
    Rollover accidents in Phoenix often begin with a specified incident, usually a tripped or untripped event that leads to an imbalance in the weight distribution of the vehicle, causing an initial roll onto the vehicle's side or roof. Several…
Rank this Week: 4885

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: 3752

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 24

    CSMIA- New Eligibility limit for 2014

    CSMIA- New Eligibility limit for 2014
    Conceptually speaking, ALTCS members must pay what they are able towards their cost of care. This amount is referred to as the “share of cost.” For single ALTCS members residing in a facility, the share of cost typically amounts…
  • Jul 22

    Breaking Down the Affordable Care Act

    Breaking Down the Affordable Care Act
    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 keep reading about how Governor Brewer is at odds with state legislators because she…
  • Jul 15

    When to start planning for ALTCS

    When to start planning for ALTCS
    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: A couple of weeks ago, my father suffered a fairly severe stroke.  After a brief…
Rank this Week: 2025

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/
  • Jul 24

    What Happens To My Business In A Divorce?

    What Happens To My Business In A Divorce?
    Like everything else you own, your business is an asset. When contemplating divorce, you will be required to equitably divide your community interests in any assets acquired during your marriage. This includes your business. However,…
  • Jul 16

    How Do I Create A Guardianship For A Minor?

    How Do I Create A Guardianship For A Minor?
    A guardianship occurs when the court appoints a guardian to make personal decisions for a minor child. The guardian is the person who makes the decisions and the child is known as the "ward". Generally, the guardian of a minor is appointed…
  • Jul 10

    How Do I Get A Conservatorship For An Adult?

    How Do I Get A Conservatorship For An Adult?
    Generally, a conservatorship is attained by filing a petition with the Superior Court following Arizona Revised Statute § 14-5404. The Purpose of a conservatorship is to appoint someone (this could be a person or a company) to make…
Rank this Week: 3874

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/
  • Jul 23

    Long term Care of Elderly and the Role of Informal Caregiver

    Long term Care of Elderly and the Role of Informal Caregiver
    Every family differs in its approach to caring for aging relatives. Many families look to themselves to provide long term care as their parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles (etc.) age.  Indeed, according to statistics from the U.S.…
  • Jul 15

    A Not-So-Happy Place on Earth: Walt Disney Family Trust Dispute

    A Not-So-Happy Place on Earth: Walt Disney Family Trust Dispute
    No one wishes for the kinds of trust dispute and family trouble that one group of siblings from the Disney clan has experienced in recent years. The trust beneficiaries of one of Walt Disney’s daughters have become embroiled in a trust…
  • Jul 10

    Anti-Deficiency Statute Changes Speculative Homebuilder Shield

    Anti-Deficiency Statute Changes Speculative Homebuilder Shield
    The Southwest real estate and home construction industries continue to undergo fundamental changes. Some observers of the past year may perceive the altered landscape (no pun intended) as being more reactionary and overly cautious than…
Rank this Week: 4678

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 22

    NINTH CIRCUIT BAP PROTECTS BUSINESS OWNERS

    NINTH CIRCUIT BAP PROTECTS BUSINESS OWNERS
    The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel recently made a ruling that will protect business owners in bankruptcy from what has long been an injustice. The Court ruled in Sachan v. Huh, 2014 WL 936803 that debts that are the result of an…
  • Nov 8

    11 U.S.C. § 523(a) and Debtor’s Prison in the United States of America.

    11 U.S.C. § 523(a) and Debtor’s Prison in the United States of America.
    So they taught you in school that there was no debtor’s prison in the great nation of the United States of America, did they? Well, of course, most school children know there’s no debtor’s prison here, but are they correct?…
  • Oct 23

    FORECLOSURE SCAM ARTIST GETS 11 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

    FORECLOSURE SCAM ARTIST GETS 11 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON
    Here is a good example of why you need a reputable bankruptcy attorney to help when you have financial troubles with your house. A fraud artist who claimed to help distressed homeowners stave off foreclosures has been sentenced to 11 years…
Rank this Week: 4326

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/
  • Jul 22

    Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce

    Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce
    Getting a divorce is emotionally exhausting and can become a complicated legal battle.  If you’ve had one, you know that no matter what happens in the end that you’ve learned whole lot from what you went through. This…
  • Jul 17

    Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support

    Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support
    Child support is a complicated area where it seems men are the ones that need to dig deep into his pockets to pay up. However, the Los Angeles Superior Court decided that it would be Halle Berry that would need to pay child support towards…
  • Jul 15

    Even After Divorce-They’re Still Your Step Child

    Even After Divorce-They’re Still Your Step Child
    Divorcing a spouse does not divorce an individual from their stepchildren. According to the “relationship” piece of the dependency exemption, the stepchildren will remain stepchildren despite a divorce. One example of this was the…
Rank this Week: 2029

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Why It Sometimes Sucks (And Then Doesn’t…Sorta)

    Why It Sometimes Sucks (And Then Doesn’t…Sorta)
    It’s often hard to explain the little reasons it can sometimes suck being a defense attorney, so I figured I’d strike while the iron is hot and write about something that happened recently. It should highlight one tiny little…
  • Jun 30

    Got That?

    Got That?
    In Arizona state courts, plea agreements are generally simple. Although a few paragraphs tend to confuse most defendants and require a little bit of explaining, they’ll at least set forth a definite number of years in prison, or maybe a…
  • Jun 25

    Government Thug

    Government Thug
    I spent last weekend at Too Broke for Sturgis, a motorcycle rally put on by ABATE of Arizona. ABATE is a non-profit motorcycle rights organization that does some really good stuff, and its members are some of the nicest people I’ve…
Rank this Week: 4308

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 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…
  • Jul 3

    Yet Another Reason to Prohibit Texting While Driving

    Yet Another Reason to Prohibit Texting While Driving
    If there wasn’t reason enough to ensure that employees refrain from texting while driving so that they do not endanger themselves or others, OSHA has reminded employers that the employer has a legal responsibility to prohibit texting…
Rank this Week: 3284

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    PC Training in Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

    PC Training in Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
    Arizona Revised Statutes 25-406C requires that any person who submits reports to a court must have completed minimum requirements in domestic violence and child abuse. 25-406C. The court shall require a court appointed attorney for a child, a…
  • May 21

    Courts and Technology: Constant Changes and Update

    Courts and Technology: Constant Changes and Update
    In a seminar I attended recently on technology issues and family law, a speaker correctly noted that the courts are always going to be 10-15 years behind the times as to how to handle  technology in the courtroom.    Back…
  • May 18

    ODR

    ODR
    What is ODR? ADR is “Alternative Dispute Resolution”, which includes settlement conferences, mediation, arbitration, parenting coordination, and other general means of trying to settle a family law case or family dispute without…
Rank this Week: 3563

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/
  • Jul 16

    Legal and Business Tidbits for Small Business Owner

    Legal and Business Tidbits for Small Business Owner
    This may sound silly, but learn how to leverage the Internet to market and advertise your business. Social media, Adwords, Facebook et al. can help to expand your business exponentially. Continue reading →The post Legal and Business…
  • Jul 14

    Non-Competes are Difficult

    Non-Competes are Difficult
    In Arizona, restrictive covenants that “tend to prevent an employee from pursuing a similar vocation after termination of employment are disfavored” and are strictly construed against the employer. Continue reading →The post…
  • Jun 5

    Things to Remember When Entering a Contract

    Things to Remember When Entering a Contract
    Failing to perform due diligence on the party(ies) with whom you will be entering into a contractual relationship with. Continue reading →The post Things to Remember When Entering a Contract appeared first on Andrews Law, PLC.
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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/
  • Jul 14

    Large Cohort Study Delves Deeper Into Statins and the Risk of Diabete

    Large Cohort Study Delves Deeper Into Statins and the Risk of Diabete
    In Italy, a group of patients were followed after being prescribed statins in the hopes of reducing cardiovascular events. The cohort or study group consisted of 115,709 people which 11,154 were identified for a type II diabetes related…
  • Jul 14

    Microchip Contraceptive Prototype Could Change the Way We Take Medication

    Microchip Contraceptive Prototype Could Change the Way We Take Medication
    A private company has created a new way for patients to medicate. MicroCHIPS has developed a contraceptive implant which dispenses hormonal contraceptives daily for up to 16 years. If a woman wishes to conceive, the implant can be remotely…
  • Jul 9

    Cohort Study Shows Incidences of Skin Cancers Among Sildenafil (Viagra) User

    Cohort Study Shows Incidences of Skin Cancers Among Sildenafil (Viagra) User
    25,848 men participated in a study designed to reveal if the use of Sildenafil increased the incidence of skin cancer. Pathological results indicate that the frequency of basal cell carcinoma and melanoma diagnoses increased substantially.…
Rank this Week: 4948

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: 3089

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/
  • Jul 8

    Parenting Disaster

    Parenting Disaster
    The tables were sadly turned on a well-meaning former Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife when they were charged with child abuse. The couple, Douglas and Kristen Barbour, thought they were doing the right thing in adopting two children from…
  • Jun 11

    Implications of Protective Order

    Implications of Protective Order
    Orders of Protection are not to be taken lightly. There are many ways an Order of Protection can affect your life. In Arizona, Orders of Protection are governed by the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedures. An Order of Protection…
  • May 6

    Clerical Miracle?

    Clerical Miracle?
    In a bizarre clerical error a man convicted of robbery never saw the inside of the cell he was supposed to occupy. Cornealious “Mike” Anderson waited for his day to come. The sentence was given and he was ready to ……
Rank this Week: 3947

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/
  • Jul 8

    Parenting Disaster

    Parenting Disaster
    The tables were sadly turned on a well-meaning former Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife when they were charged with child abuse. The couple, Douglas and Kristen Barbour, thought they were doing the right thing in adopting two children from…
  • Jun 11

    Implications of Protective Order

    Implications of Protective Order
    Orders of Protection are not to be taken lightly. There are many ways an Order of Protection can affect your life. In Arizona, Orders of Protection are governed by the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedures. An Order of Protection…
  • May 14

    What Happens to Children When Parent’s Split?

    What Happens to Children When Parent’s Split?
    There is a growing trend in divorce cases to award equal parenting time to both parents. Several states including Arizona have joined this trend and modified their statutes to reflect this.  Parents in Phoenix, Arizona have seen this…
Rank this Week: 3948

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: 4482

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/
  • Jun 30

    4th of July

    4th of July
    The Law Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th!
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court Decisions Are Not as Final as You Think

    Supreme Court Decisions Are Not as Final as You Think
    A new study from Harvard Law professor Richard J. Lazarus has revealed that the Supreme Court Justices routinely make changes to Court opinions that extend beyond fixing typographical errors and spelling mistakes.  In fact, Lazarus…
  • Jun 12

    Building Maintenance Impedes Access to Certain Collection

    Building Maintenance Impedes Access to Certain Collection
    The Foreign & International and English Legal History Collections of the Law Library will be closed June 14-15 due to building maintenance.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Rank this Week: 3178

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
  • Jun 27

    The Aereo Decision & Cloud Computing

    The Aereo Decision & Cloud Computing
    In American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. the U.S. Supreme Court recently held that Aereo's service, which converts and subsequently (re)transmits over-the-air television broadcasts in near real time to Aereo's customers via the…
  • May 30

    Congressional Committee Approves Permanent Bonus Depreciation & Charity Bill

    Congressional Committee Approves Permanent Bonus Depreciation & Charity Bill
    Bloomberg BNA on proposed permanent extension of bonus depreciation: The House Ways and Means Committee approved legislation to make bonus depreciation permanent, as well as a number of tax measures related to charitable giving. The…
  • Apr 28

    Substantial Presence Test & Closer Connection Exception

    Substantial Presence Test & Closer Connection Exception
    Many inhabitants of the northern United States or Canada seek respite from colder climates by living part of the year in warmer climates of states in the southern United States, particularly Florida and Arizona. While these people are…
Rank this Week: 4505

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: 1833

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: 2024

JDBlogger

JDBlogger

Covers legal marketing. By John Skiba.

http://jdblogger.com
Rank this Week: 2782

Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
  • Jun 2

    Job Opportunity – Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP, Louisville, CO Office

    Job Opportunity – Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP, Louisville, CO Office
    Job Opportunity – Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP, Louisville, CO Office Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP is a nationwide law firm dedicated to the representation of American Indian tribes and organizations. Our firm goes beyond…
  • May 30

    Job Opportunity – Cultural Resources Specialist

    Job Opportunity – Cultural Resources Specialist
      Job Vacancy Announcement Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Job Title:  Cultural Resources Specialist Job Announcement Number:  DEU-WTB-2014-007 SALARY RANGE: $75,621.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD:  May…
  • May 30

    Job Opportunity – Deputy Attorney General, CRIT

    Job Opportunity – Deputy Attorney General, CRIT
    Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) has an opening for a Deputy Attorney General position in CRIT’s Prosecutor’s Office. CRIT is looking for someone with a year or more of criminal law experience (prosecution or defense); Indian…
Rank this Week: 3832

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: 3182