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  • 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 The opinion is a memorandum decision and is therefore not precedential; however, it … Read More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

  • Jaburg Wilk Partners Named 2017 Women in the Law

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (04/27/2017) – Three partners at the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk were named Women in the Law by Best Lawyers Spring Business Edition 2017. Women in the Law are selected by their peers. Best Lawyers methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal … Read More

    Categories: Other, News Release

  • 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

    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

  • Isn’t a Power of Attorney Just for Old People, Right? Wrong!

    Why Young Adults Need Power of Attorneys 

    When children turn 18, they legally become adults.  If there was a catastrophic life event which rendered them unable to make their own life decisions, their parents no longer have any legal rights.  If the young adult becomes seriously ill or disabled, it may require a court appointed guardian to make financial or medical decisions.  Creating both … Read More

  • Fourteen Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers

    Phoenix, Arizona (April 18, 2017) - Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk has fourteen attorneys named as either 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers or 2017 Rising Stars. The 2017 listing of Southwest Super Lawyers Includes – Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Lauren Garner, Kraig Marton, Nathan D. Meyer, Mitchell Reichman, Maria Crimi Speth and Lawrence Wilk. To be considered for Rising Star recognition, attorneys … Read More

    Categories: Other, News Release

  • 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

    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

  • Networking vs. Connecting

    Networking is about knowing more people. Connecting is about knowing people more. The distinction is obvious. You know a lot of people professionally and personally, but you are connected to only a fraction of those you know. 

    When you are at a business, social or charitable event, you likely will run into many people you know. But with many, you will know them “socially” or “professionally& … Read More

  • 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