August 8, 2020

Guardianship is a serious undertaking, and there are many important things to consider before creating a guardianship. Parents are sometimes alarmed at the thought of allowing someone else to take up their parental duties. This is understandable, as the right to parent...

July 22, 2020

Because of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, policy makers anticipate many renters may be unable to pay their rent. To address this problem, Governor Ducey entered an executive order on March 24, 2020 (“Executive Order 2020-14"), which was extended by Exe...

January 31, 2020

Proposition 206 or the healthy working family’s initiative passed November 8, 2016 with 59% of Arizonian’s voting yes for the proposition.

Proposition 206 immediately raised the Arizona state minimum wage to $10.00 an hour and built in automatic annual increases with th...

April 27, 2015

Financial planning to protect your separate and marital assets can be made both before you enter into marriage and after.  Pre-marital agreements set forth plans for both of you to protect those assets you each have prior to saying “I do,” by defining how and whether y...

August 28, 2012

Today, August 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of Arizona published its Minutes in which it denied the Petition for Review filed by M & I Marshall/Ilsley Bank asking them to reverse the decision of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division I in M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank v. Mu...

August 2, 2012

We receive many calls a month from concerned property owners wondering whether they will be liable for the difference between the value of their home and the amount they owe if they are foreclosed on.  The answer to this question depends on several factors but in most...

July 30, 2012

In the final two months of 2011, the Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division 1 issued new opinions related to foreclosures and deficiencies.  These decisions deal with a couple of the arguments that have been made the past few years.  The Arizo...

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