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  • 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

  • Arizona Prop. 206 Requires a Higher Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Time

    Arizona voters recently passed AZ Prop 206 – the Fair Wages & Healthy Families Act – by a significant margin. Prop 206 increases the minimum wage in Arizona to:

    $10.00 per hour on January 1, 2017

    $10.50 per hour on January 1, 2018

    $11.00 per hour on January 1, 2019

    $12.00 per hour on January 1, 2020

    After 2020, Arizona’s minimum wage will increase according to increases in the cost … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Is a Trial my Only Option During a Divorce?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mervyn Braude. I am a lawyer at Jaburg & Wilk. I have practiced in the area of family law for many years and have been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Certified Specialist for the past seven or so years.

    Is a Trial my Only Option During a Divorce?

    In a number of cases a trial is necessary. Ultimately the judge will decide your case if you do not manage to resolve … Read More

  • Which Types of Employers are More Likely to Get Sued?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, I’m Kraig Marton and I do employment law here in the firm.

    Why do you Call Employment Law Alphabet Soup?

    Employers have to know so much when they’re engaged in the field of employment law and there’s so many acronyms that are used that just learning them becomes difficult. There’s things like FMLA, there is USERRA there is COBRA, there is HIPAA, one can go on. Now … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Blog

  • How is Child Support Calculated?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mervyn Braude. I am a lawyer at Jaburg & Wilk. I have practiced in the area of family law for many years and have been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Certified Specialist for the past seven or so years.

    What is Legal Decision Making?

    In the past, custody was the term we used to determine who it is that makes legal decisions for the children, whether it’s … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • How Mediation Works in a Divorce

    Video Transcript:

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

    How Does Mediation Work in my Divorce?

    Mediation is a very broad term that we use in relationship to alternative dispute resolution. From a legal standpoint, mediation normally stands for when you have a neutral third party that will intervene with the parties in order to … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Blog

  • What is Wrongful Termination in Arizona?

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Kraig Marton. I’m the head of the employment law section at our firm. As such, I represent both employees and small to mid-size employers in all kinds of employment matters.

    What is wrongful termination in Arizona?

    There are a lot of kinds of wrongful termination, the one most common, that most people have heard about is the illegal discrimination, like discrimination on … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Blog

  • Challenge Yourself!

         Not sure what I mean by this? I will explain. I mean set goals, both short term and long term. And once you set the “goal,” which you should do in writing, write the action steps to get there. If you have no roadmap how can you expect to ever find that goal, let alone reach it. One roadmap you can follow is turning your goals into SMART goals:  

    Specific – target a& … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Blog

  • The Difference Between Arbitration, Mediation, and a Trial

    Transcript of Arbitration Vs. Trial

    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.

    Arbitration is different than trial in important ways. First, arbitration occurs in private offices and so the process is confidential. Another way it’s different is if arbitrators are not bound by time constraints that … Read More

    Categories: Litigation

  • Do You Manage Expectations?

    This is so important. In fact, I will venture to say its everything in business and in life. There are three possible outcomes with expectations: (1) exceed expectations; (2) meet expectations; or (3) miss expectations. Two out of three possible outcomes help you maintain clients, customers and business, while the last one likely will lose business or damage relationships.  

    It is better to … Read More