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  • Answers to Seven Complicated Questions About Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Answers to Seven Complicated Questions About Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Previously, we addressed eight common questions that employers have about Arizona’s new paid sick time (“PST”) law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2017. As the law is complex, we are answering seven of the more difficult, and possibly thorny, questions about the new PST law. 

    1. Does the new PST law apply to salaried employees who are exempt under the FLSA?

    Yes, the new law applies … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Top 7 Reasons Why Websites Need a DMCA Agent

    Top 7 Reasons Why Websites Need a DMCA Agent

    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides copyright protection and some limitations of liability for online copyright infringement if safe harbors are used.  It governs the majority of US-based websites and internet service providers.    

    What is a DMCA agent?

    In order to employ the safe harbor protections offered by the DMCA, certain types of internet service providers have … Read More

    Categories: IP Law, Internet and Technology, Article

  • Modifying Spousal Maintenance in Arizona: Are Changed Circumstances Continuing?

    Modifying Spousal Maintenance in Arizona: Are Changed Circumstances Continuing?

    In Perkins vs. Perkins (1), Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals addressed the question of changed circumstances for the purposes of modifying a spousal maintenance order and what constituted ‘continuing’ (as opposed to temporary) changed circumstances. The opinion is a memorandum decision and is therefore not precedential; however, it … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Family Law, Article

  • Do I Need a Social Media Clause in my Prenup?

    Do I Need a Social Media Clause in my Prenup?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, I’m Jason Castle. I’m a partner at Jaburg & Wilk. My practice areas focus on family law and criminal defense.

    Should I include a Social Media Clause in my Prenuptial Agreement?

    Prenuptial agreements have grown in popularity over the last few years and prenuptial agreements are agreements that become effective at the date of marriage. They’re very broad in what they … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Teamwork is Necessary

    Teamwork is Necessary

    No one really makes it on their own. Everyone is part of a team, whether internally at their business or with partners at other businesses. Anyone who thinks their success is only attributable to their own actions is mistaken and myopic. 

    You need to know your colleagues. Does this mean you have to be best friends with everyone and know everything about them? Of course not. But it does mean … Read More

    Categories: Other, Article

  • Credibility and Trustworthiness

    Credibility and Trustworthiness

    Be honest; don't lie. And say what you mean. This seems simple, but too many people have trouble with what are to me qualities that we shouldn't have to strive for. I mean talk about a low bar: be honest and forthright. And be this way all the time to everyone you deal with. You want people to believe in you.

    The alternative is being two faced and dishonest. Can anyone honestly say that is the reputation they … Read More

    Categories: Other, Article

  • Eight Questions about Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Eight Questions about Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Prop 206: Paid Sick Time Off is Now Required of Arizona Employers

    Prop 206 was recently upheld by the Arizona Supreme Court.  Not only does Prop 206 increase Arizona’s minimum wage to $10 per hour but also requires paid sick time.   Arizona employers must have a paid sick time (“PST”) policy before the new law takes effect on July 1, 2017.  Employers need to prepare … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mitchell Reichman. I’m a board-certified Specialist in Family Law and chair of the Family Law Department at Jaburg & Wilk.

    What is opting out and how can I pursue it?

    Opting out is choosing to resolve a family law dispute outside the traditional judicial system and one method of opting out is choosing mediation as an alternative to resolving disputes. Mediation can … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Trademark Owners Beware of Chinese Domain Name Marketing Ploy

    Trademark Owners Beware of Chinese Domain Name Marketing Ploy

    Some e-mail marketing ploys are pretty clever and some spam or phishing attempts brilliantly disguised as valid e-mail. While there are many great reasons to register your trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office, including: 

    Constructive notice nationwide of the trademark owner’s trademark rights

    Preventing others from … Read More

    Categories: IP Law, Internet and Technology, Article

  • Auto Dealership Liability for Accidents Occurring During Test Drives: How to Protect Your Dealership

    Auto Dealership Liability for Accidents Occurring During Test Drives: How to Protect Your Dealership

    Prospective car buyers are no different than the drivers we encounter daily on the road: some are skilled, some are not so skilled. Add to that the prospective buyer’s unfamiliarity with the vehicle they are test-driving, nervousness of having a salesperson in the passenger seat, and the distraction that comes with evaluating the car and not the road, and the potential for accidents often … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Insurance Litigation, Article