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  • Strategies for Defending ADA Accessibility “Tester” Lawsuits

    In the last 15 months, over 1,000 complaints alleging ADA accessibility violations have been filed by three individual plaintiffs against Arizona commercial property owners, retailers, restaurants, and hospitality entities. These "tester" cases assert nearly identical allegations related to insufficient handicap parking, improper construction of restroom facilities and check-out counters, and, in the case of … Read More

  • Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live With? Madonna’s Teenage Son Believes He Can

    Madonna has dominated the billboard charts, but recently she's dominating the headlines with a custody battle with her ex-husband, Guy Richie, over their teenage son, Rocco Richie. Last summer the "Like a Virgin" singer announced Rocco would join her on the upcoming Rebel Hearts tour. Rocco stayed on the tour for several months but rumors started swirling and gossip websites frequently reported screaming matches … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Family Law

  • Jaburg Wilk Welcomes Family Law Attorney

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 21, 2016)- The law firm of Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. announced that Carissa K. Seidl, a 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star selectee and a 2015 Top 10 Best Family Lawyer has  joined the family law practice group. 

    Seidl has more than ten years’ experience providing legal services to individuals needing advice and guidance to resolve or litigate family law issues including … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Can I Appeal A Bankruptcy?

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    Can you appeal a bankruptcy?

    You can appeal an order from bankruptcy court just like you can appeal an order from a civil court. There are certainly some important differences. The main difference is the very short time period for appeal.

    What can I appeal in a bankruptcy?

    The kinds of things that are appealed from a bankruptcy court will typically involve whether or not someone was granted … Read More

  • What is a Deposition?

    By David Allen

    If you find yourself involved in a lawsuit, either as a party plaintiff, defendant or as a material witness, it very likely that at some point during the course of the case, you will be asked to submit to a deposition.  Being told that your deposition has been scheduled may elicit the same reaction as your dentist telling you that you need a root canal, or the IRS notifying you that you are … Read More

  • Why You Should Never Combine Business and Personal Assets

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    Many people confuse asset protection planning with estate planning.  The purpose of an estate plan is to distribute your assets after your death.  It does not protect your assets while you are alive.  Protection from creditors depends on how you hold your assets.  

    Never Combine Business & Personal Assets

    Business assets should never be held together with … Read More

  • What is an ego?

    By definition, an ego is a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance.

    To have an ego is essential to our very makeup. It will define who we are and how we connect with others. Ego becomes an issue when it becomes overpowering.

    Everyone has an ego, whether big or small. The way we display that ego will significantly impact our relationships with one another and the outside world. It also affects our … Read More

    Categories: Other