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Traffic accident - one driver on the mobile phone, second expressing anger 18
Nov

What To Do After a Car Accident

In 2015, 6.3 million motor vehicle accidents were reported to law enforcement officers.[1] As a result of those accidents, over 2.44 million people suffered some kind of injury. Even more concerning is the fact that 35,902 people died as a result of a car accident, a 7% increase from 2014. Whether the accident is a […]

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homeowners-association 20
Oct

New Ways to Resolve Disputes with HOAs

Before 2011, if a homeowner and a Condominium Homeowners Associations or Planned Community Associations (together known as HOA) was involved in a dispute, the only avenue to resolve the dispute was through the civil court system. In 2011, Arizona lawmakers passed legislation that established alternative proceedings through the Arizona Department of Fire, Building, and Life […]

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summons-pic 30
Sep

Should you Dodge the Process Server ?

Almost everyone has heard the old adage “if they can’t find you, they can’t sue you” sometime in their life. Unfortunately, in civil cases, they do not need to find you and they can surely sue you. The plaintiff cannot only sue you, he or she can obtain a judgment against you without you even […]

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ada 09
Sep

The Arizona Attorney General Looks to Thwart ADA Complaints

As a previous post discussed, there has been an influx of lawsuits against business owners, alleging violations of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). These lawsuits are filed by a small number of attorneys and on behalf of a small number of “victims” or so called “testers”. These lawsuits are filed against large and small […]

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primo piano di anziano che legge 08
Aug

Where To Store Original Will

You just got back from an attorney’s office and executed a last will and testament. You may have even printed off a will from the internet, made a few changes, and slapped your signature on it. You may believe that there is nothing further for you to do regarding the will, but that is not […]

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seller disclosure 20
Jul

Mandatory Disclosures in Real Estate Transactions

Many are unaware, but individuals who are selling their real estate, sometimes even the seller’s real estate agent, have a duty to disclose certain information to the buyer, before completing the transaction. What exactly a seller must disclose is dependent on a number of factors. For instance, it depends on the location of the property, […]

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gavel 13
Jul

Identity Theft Statutes in Arizona

During the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, Arizona experienced a high volume of identity theft reports. In response to the increase, Arizona legislatures passed two bills that prohibited identity theft. In 2007, the state legislatures passed the Legal Arizona Workers act and in 2008, enacted the Employment of Unauthorized Aliens Act. Shortly after the laws […]

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Beautiful New Home 30
Jun

How to Enforce Real Estate Covenants

One of the major factors that can substantially affect the use and value of real estate is the existence of covenants. Remarkably, there are many homeowners that either failed to read covenants at the time the real estate was purchased, or read them and have since forgotten about the content. There are many reasons why […]

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ada 15
Jun

Defending against an ADA lawsuit

In recent years, there has been a flood of federal lawsuits filed against companies for violating the Americans with Disability act and the Arizonans with Disabilities Act. The overwhelming majority of these ADA lawsuits in Arizona are brought by three individuals; Theresa Brooke, Santiago Abreu, and Dameion Mosley. In the Complaint, the Plaintiff will refer […]

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tow truck 10
Jun

How Landlords Can Secure a Debt Before Judgment

Arizona Courts have recently ruled in favor of residential and commercial landlords and their ability to enforce secured judgments, even before a judgment is rendered in their favor. A.R.S. §§ 12-1521 and 12-2402(a) (1) allows a creditor to attach the property of the defendant as security for satisfaction of any judgment which may be recovered […]

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