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What Rights Do You Lose With a Felony Record? [Infographic]

What Rights Do You Lose With a Felony Record? A felony conviction carries consequences; the most notable is the possibility of prison time. Another key consequence of a felony record is the loss of civil rights. Which Rights Are Lost [...]

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What Is a Workplace Injunction of Harassment?

If you are experiencing harassment from a third party at your workplace, one of the first steps to take is contacting the employer or someone in a position of authority at the company. This general advice is especially applicable in [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on What Is a Workplace Injunction of Harassment?

What Is Minimum Wage in Arizona?

At present, Arizona's minimum wage is $10.00 per hour. However, Arizona voters approved a ballot measure in November of 2016 that stands to raise the state's minimum wage through 2020. This voter-approved initiative was known as Proposition 206, which also gained [...]

By |October 6th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on What Is Minimum Wage in Arizona?

What is Plea Agreement? [Infographic]

  What Is a Plea Agreement? Legal shows on television often dramatize criminal defense cases in the courtroom. However, it may be in a defendant's best interest to avoid a trial entirely. This is important to consider when charges cannot [...]

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How Is Child Custody Determined?

Arizona has overhauled its custody laws in recent years, shifting to a "legal decision-making" and "parenting time" model rather than the previously used custody terminology. This move that took effect in January of 2013 was meant to signal a shift toward prioritizing [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|Family Law|Comments Off on How Is Child Custody Determined?

Can I Be Fired for Calling in Sick?

Arizona's newly updated sick leave laws took effect on July 1, 2017. The most sweeping change brought about by the new law is that nearly all Arizona employers are now required to provide paid sick time to employees. When large changes [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on Can I Be Fired for Calling in Sick?

Does the New Arizona Paid Sick Leave Law Apply to Union Members?

Arizona's new paid sick leave law took effect on July 1, 2017, ensuring that nearly every worker in the state receives paid sick leave. Full-time, part-time, seasonal and temporary employees alike will now receive a minimum of 24 hours of paid [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on Does the New Arizona Paid Sick Leave Law Apply to Union Members?

Penalties for Driving Without Insurance in Arizona [Infographic]

  Arizona Insurance Requirements Driving without the required insurance in Arizona is a civil traffic violation that results in a traffic ticket. Arizona requires drivers to have liability insurance that meets the state's minimum requirements for both bodily injury and property [...]

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Do You Get More Paid Time Off With the New Arizona Sick Time Law Changes?

Arizona's new paid sick time law has garnered attention from Arizona employers and employees alike, now that employers are legally required to provide at least 24 hours of paid sick leave to nearly any employee in the state. Employees of businesses with [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on Do You Get More Paid Time Off With the New Arizona Sick Time Law Changes?

What is the Difference between Reckless Driving, Aggressive Driving, and Criminal Speed?

While on the road, every driver has the duty to exercise a certain level of care in operating a motor vehicle. The level of care required is one that is safe and non-negligent. However, many drivers are accused of violating [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, criminal- defense|Comments Off on What is the Difference between Reckless Driving, Aggressive Driving, and Criminal Speed?