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Arizona’s New Sick Leave Law

Arizona's new paid sick leave law — known as The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act — recently took effect as of July 1, 2017 after Proposition 206 passed in November of 2016. The first part of this legislation raised Arizona's [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on Arizona’s New Sick Leave Law

How Is Your BAC Calculated? [Infographic]

Arizona classifies certain DUI offenses based on blood alcohol content (BAC), which is a measure of the percentage of alcohol in a person's bloodstream. For example, a standard DUI is classified as driving a vehicle with a BAC of 0.08% [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on How Is Your BAC Calculated? [Infographic]

What Do You Do in a Field Sobriety Test?

If an Arizona police officer suspects a driver of a DUI or DWI, it is likely that the officer will request the driver to perform a field sobriety test. As the name implies, a field sobriety test may be one [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi|Comments Off on What Do You Do in a Field Sobriety Test?

What Kind of Estate Plan Do I Need? [Infographic]

Estate planning quickly becomes complex, particularly when determining whether to distribute your assets via a will or a trust. For this reason, finding an estate planning attorney who will craft an estate plan to meet your needs should be your [...]

By |July 26th, 2017|estate planning, Infographic|Comments Off on What Kind of Estate Plan Do I Need? [Infographic]

Can You Get a Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor?

  The hallmark of an excellent criminal defense lawyer is their determination to constantly pursue justice on behalf of their clients. Whenever possible, this means working to have their client's charges reduced or dismissed altogether. Regarding a reduction in felony [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on Can You Get a Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor?

What Kind of Discrimination Is Prohibited in the Workplace?

Federal law explicitly prohibits discrimination in the workplace in all 50 states based on a number of factors. In effect, if an exclusionary form of workplace discrimination violates the Constitution, it will be prohibited. Arizona law, for its part, also [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on What Kind of Discrimination Is Prohibited in the Workplace?

What is Financial Power of Attorney [Infographic]

If you become ill or injured unexpectedly, you may be left unable to take care of your own finances. A financial power of attorney helps you safeguard against this uncertainty by appointing an individual with the legal authority to help [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|estate planning, Infographic|Comments Off on What is Financial Power of Attorney [Infographic]

What Is a Health Care Power of Attorney?

When you are healthy and in charge of your own life, it can be difficult to fathom that a day may come when you are incapable of making decisions on your own behalf, medical or otherwise. The reality is that [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|estate planning|Comments Off on What Is a Health Care Power of Attorney?

What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with Causing Serious Physical Injury or Death by a Moving Violation

Of the more than 100,000 crashes that occur in Arizona every year, many of these accidents will result in serious harm or death. Many of the accidents occur because a driver commits a moving violation. For this reason, Arizona has a statute [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, criminal- defense|Comments Off on What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with Causing Serious Physical Injury or Death by a Moving Violation

What’s the Difference Between Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage? [Infographic]

Most people are already familiar with the term divorce, a word that describes the ending of a marriage. In Arizona, the legal term for ending a marriage is "dissolution of marriage", which is the phrase used in  Arizona divorce documents. [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|Family Law, Infographic|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage? [Infographic]