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  • Relocation – Mission Impossible?

    By: Mervyn T. Braude

    On Friday June 5, 2014, the Maricopa County Bar Association hosted its annual Trial Advocacy Seminar. Each year, the organizers select a topic and create a fact pattern designed to challenge the family law judges that serve on the panel. The 2015 edition was no exception.

    The topic selected for 2015 was relocation under Arizona Revised Statutes Section 25-408, and given the reluctance of … Read More

  • Jaburg Wilk Announces Newest Partner

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 29, 2015) – Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that Laura Rogal has been named a partner of the firm. 

    Rogal assists clients with their intellectual property legal needs including internet law, social media, domain disputes and commercial litigation. She has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2012. 

    “We are extremely proud that Laura is an … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Supreme Court Strikes Down Law That Required Hotels To Comply With Warrantless Police Requests For Guest Registries

    By Matt Anderson

    On June 22, 2015, in a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court in City of Los Angeles v. Patel struck down a Los Angeles Municipal Code that required hotel operators to provide guest registries to police upon demand, and without a warrant.  Under the ordinance, a hotel operator who refused to turn over registries could be immediately arrested and charged with a misdemeanor. 

    The Court’ … Read More

    Categories: Article

  • Is There a Presumption in Favor of Equal Parenting Time?

    By Mervyn T. Braude

    A.R.S. §25-103 provides as follows:

    25-103. Purposes of title; application of title

          A. It is declared that the public policy of this state and the general purposes of this title are:

                  1. To promote strong families;

                  2. To promote strong family values.

          … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • 5 Easy Steps to Derail Your Attorney/Client Relationship

    By Tom Moring

    When clients come to me for legal advice, I assume they will consider my advice, if not follow it.  However, for sake of argument, let’s say you are different and you want to know the best ways to negatively impact the attorney/client relationship.  In my opinion, there are five ways to get your relationship off to a bad start, or if it was going well, to insure that it gets worse. & … Read More

    Categories: Litigation, Article

  • Because it's the Rules!

    By David Allen

    There are seemingly two types of people who live in houses or condominiums that are subject to rules and regulations, known as Codes, Covenants and Restrictions, or “CC&R’s.”  There are those who live there because there are CC&R’s, and there are those who live there despite the fact that there are CC&R’s.  The concept behind CC&R’s is … Read More

    Categories: Real Estate, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Insurance Law Group Continues to Grow

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 4, 2015)- The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Matthew T. Anderson joined the firm as a Partner. He concentrates his practice on the defense of retailers, restaurants, and hospitality entities, and health care matters.  He also handles high-exposure litigation involving catastrophic injury, product liability, wrongful death, and professional liability. 

    Anderson’s clients … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Arizona Reduces Punitive Damages in Insurance Bad Faith Case Again: Arellano v. Primerica Life Insurance

    by Nathan D. Meyer

                  In Arellano v. Primerica Life Insurance Company, 235 Ariz. 371, 332 P.3d 597 (App. 2014), despite finding an insurer’s conduct moderately to highly reprehensible, the Arizona Court of Appeals recently reduced a punitive damages award from $1,117,572 to $328,000—a 4:1 ratio to bad faith compensatory damages of $82,000.  In so … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Article

  • Seven Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers

    Phoenix, Arizona (May 18, 2015) - Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk has seven attorneys listed as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. The 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers magazine lists attorneys –Lawrence Wilk, Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Mitchell Reichman, Lauren Garner and Nathan D. Meyer as “Southwest Super Lawyers.” Laura Rogal is a “Southwest Rising Star.” 

    Recognition … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Critical Change for Serving Preliminary 20-Day Notices for Arizona Public Projects

    By Mark D. Bogard

    Cemex v. Falcone Bros.

    On April 30, 2015, Arizona’s most common construction industry practice for serving a Preliminary Twenty Day Notice (“Prelim”) on an Arizona public project—first class mail with certificate of mailing—was invalidated by the Arizona Court of Appeals in Cemex Construction Materials South, LLC v. Falcone Brothers & Associates, Inc.  In … Read More

    Categories: Construction, Article