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  • Joint Legal Decision Making Must Parental Addresses be Disclosed?

    Joint Legal Decision Making Must Parental Addresses be Disclosed?

    A  recent Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two case  -  Jorgenson and Giannecchini  -  addressed  whether  a wife  was required to disclose her residential address to  her former husband. The opinion is a memorandum decision and it is therefore not precedential; it may however be  cited for persuasive value subject to various limitations.  The issue centered& … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • What Creditors Need to Know About Collecting Debt in State Court and Bankruptcy Court?

    What Creditors Need to Know About Collecting Debt in State Court and Bankruptcy Court?

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    What do Creditors Need to Know about Litigation in State Court?

    When proceeding in state court, or where a company hasn’t filed for bankruptcy protection, there can be many issues. It depends if the creditor has an unsecured debt, meaning there is no collateral, or if the debt is securing, meaning there is collateral. In either case, a creditor needs to have good documentation, good … Read More

    Categories: Business, Bankruptcy, Blog

  • Why is it Time for an Annual Checkup for Both You and Your Company 2016 Version

    Why is it Time for an Annual Checkup for Both You and Your Company 2016 Version

    Over the past few years many of you probably read my blog regarding having a checkup for you and your business. This does not involve the doctor, but it does involve all the other professionals in your personal and business life. Since that time, I decided to make this topic an annual tradition. This is based in part on the range of feedback I receive every year. 

    Some of you said "What a great idea. I am … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Blog

  • Seek Out and Heed Advice

    Seek Out and Heed Advice

    You can go it alone, but why? We all need help and guidance. You need to have people to go to with questions, to bounce ideas off of and to sound out ideas. It may be a mentor, a friend, a co-worker, well you get the idea. The key is to have one or more people who you trust to advise you and who you will listen to and consider what they say.  

    You are thinking that is obvious. But is it? Think about who … Read More

    Categories: Other, Blog

  • Two People. One Conversation. Did You Both Leave with the Same Understanding?

    Two People. One Conversation. Did You Both Leave with the Same Understanding?

    We hear and read a lot about listening fully, i.e. listen to what is being said instead of thinking of what to say next or in response; pay attention. This is easier said than done, which results in many people having a conversation and unknowingly walking away with differing understandings of what was spoken about or agreed to. This can lead to many issues, wasted time and work, and erode trust between the people … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Blog

  • Don’t Forget to Give Back

    Don’t Forget to Give Back

    Life moves fast. We all have so many commitments in business and personally it can be hard to find time to sit back and relax. Despite this, it is important to commit to give back to your community and those in need. We all know this intuitively, but following through and committing our own time can be difficult.

    But not only is your time and assistance needed by numerous non-profits and those they benefit, you& … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Blog

  • Seize the Moment!

    Seize the Moment!

             If you have my attention, blow my mind. Impress me and make me want to know more or invest in you or spread what you have shared. Opportunities are everywhere, but you need to treat them like they can be life altering. 

     

            This can be something general like just being nice to everyone. Was that millennial dressed more casual than you think … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Blog

  • How Much Will I Receive in Spousal Maintenance?

    How Much Will I Receive in Spousal Maintenance?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Larry Hirsch and I practice exclusively in the domestic relations group at Jaburg & Wilk.

    How Much Will I Receive in Spousal Maintenance?

    Talking about spousal maintenance, the great “gray area” in Arizona, dissolution of marriage law. Spousal maintenance has no guidelines. That’s one of the keys that anybody has to understand. So, when a client asks me & … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • Does Your Business Have a Specific Culture?

    Does Your Business Have a Specific Culture?

         

           Does your business have a specific culture? Of course the answer is that it does whether it is conscious or not. For instance, at my firm we have the JW Way. It is a mission statement consisting of twenty one fundamentals. We believe that since making these fundamentals of our firm’s culture a conscious part of our firm it has improved what already was a good … Read More

    Categories: Other, Blog

  • New Overtime Rules Delayed

    New Overtime Rules Delayed

    In a crucial blow to the Obama administration, a federal judge in Texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor's new overtime rules (“the Final Rule”) that would have, among other things, increased the minimum salary for certain exempt employees from $23,660 to $47,476. The Final Rule was supposed to take effect on December 1, 2016, and many employers had already … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Blog