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News/Publications

  • How do I 'Take Title' When Acquiring Real Estate?

    By David Allen

    While it is true that you most often cannot tell much about a book by its title, the same does not hold true when it comes to real estate, as how title is held to real estate, does tell you a lot.  The question faced by a person acquiring real estate in Arizona concerning how they wish to take title is usually posed to them by their real estate agent or by the title company during the escrow … Read More

    Categories: Real Estate, Article

  • Protect Your Writings with Maria Crimi Speth

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 22, 2015)- Join Maria Crimi Speth, Intellectual Property attorney and author of Protect Your Writings for an informative presentation about laws affecting writers and their creative work on Saturday, January 31st from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at city of Glendale’s 20th annual Chocolate Affaire located at 58th Ave. and Glendale Ave.

    Attendees will learn about the laws relating to writing books, … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, News Release

  • Blake DeLong Joins Jaburg Wilk Insurance Group

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan.14, 2015)- Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk announced that Blake DeLong joined the firm as a partner, bringing his knowledge and expertise of insurance coverage and defense to the firm’s Insurance Group.

    Prior to joining the firm, Blake was in-house counsel for a major insurance company and was a partner in a large Phoenix defense litigation firm. He is admitted to practice in both state and … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • How Does Debt Work in a Divorce?

    By Mervyn Braude

    Divorce includes the division of assets and debts. Frequently, it is easier to divide assets than to divide debts. Both credit (including store) cards and mortgages present unique problems when divorcing.

    Creditors, such as banks and lending institutions, are not bound by the terms and conditions of a divorce decree and property settlement agreement. The third party lender considers both borrowers … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Family Law, Article

  • Phoenix Attorney Appointed Vice Chair of SARRC

     PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 5, 2015)- Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk Managing Partner Gary Jaburg has been appointed Vice Chair of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC), effective January 1, 2015.  

    Gary joined SARRC after attending its annual breakfast seven years ago, where he discovered the large impact SARRC makes on those affected with autism. He has been a member of the Board of … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Dot Sucks: A Battle Between Trademark Rights and Free Speech

    By Maria Crimi Speth

    When the organization responsible for assigning domain names announced several years ago that it would expand the generic top level domain name system from the previous 21 to an unlimited number, brand owners knew their legal budgets would have to be increased to protect their trademarks from cybersquatters in this new terrain.  Brand owners lobbied against the change, but despite its non- … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Article

  • New Arizona Anti-Deficiency Laws Clarify Intent to Utilize

    By Lawrence E. Wilk

    Arizona anti-deficiency laws were recently amended by the Arizona legislature and will become effective January 1, 2015.  Previously, the two laws, A.R.S. § 33-729 and A.R.S. § 33-814, generally provided that a loan secured by a parcel of property of 2½ acres or less, which is utilized as a one or two family dwelling, is not subject to a deficiency claim if the fair market … Read More

    Categories: Foreclosure, Article

  • Arizona's Minimum Wage Increases in 2015

     By: Gary J. Jaburg, Esq.

    As of January 1, 2015, the minimum wage in Arizona increases to $8.05 per hour. In 2006, the Raise the Arizona Minimum Wage for Working Arizonans Act became law.  In part it provides for annual increases in the Arizona's minimum wage.  Increases to Arizona's minimum wage are based on cost of living increases using the Department of Labor, Consumer Price Index of All Urban … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • How Do I Get Out of this Practice?

    By Douglas O. Guffey

    For years the goal of many young doctors was to gain ownership in their medical practice entity.  For many, when the time came for them to “make partner,” they signed on the dotted line without fully understanding the legal relationships involved and the consequences if things did not work out as planned.

    Now we are in an environment of sharply declining reimbursement rates … Read More

    Categories: Healthcare, Article

  • Three Important Components of the Family Medical Leave Act

    By Kraig Marton and Jeffrey Silence

    In 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), which allows employees time off from their job to bond with their children, care for ill family members, or recover from their own serious health problems — all without fear of losing their job.   The FMLA entitles employees to a total of 12 weeks of unpaid leave during a 12- … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article