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Mervyn Braude
July 27, 2015
As with all community property, retirement assets are subject to equitable division upon dissolution. Therefore, that portion of any and all retirement assets accumulated during the course of the marriage must be divided. There are three primary forms of retirement assets – IRA (Individual Retirement Account), 401(k) and, pension assets. While the first of th...
Jaburg Wilk
July 21, 2015
By Lindsay Preach  JW Way #7- Honor Commitments- Do what you say you're going to do, when you say you're going to do it. If a commitment can't be fulfilled, notify others early and agree upon a new commitment to be honored.  Pat Riley is widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches of all time. He served as the head coach of five NBA championship ...
Mark Bogard
July 16, 2015
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) recently issued several significant revisions to its Construction Industry Arbitration Rules, which became effective July 1, 2015. The revised rules apply to construction arbitration cases initiated on or after July 1, 2015. For contracts entered prior to July 1, 2015, most of the revised Rules apply retroactively if the ...
David Farren
July 15, 2015
When interviewing job applicants, there are good questions and bad questions. A good question seeks relevant and helpful information about the person applying for the job and about the applicant's job qualifications consistent with a business necessity for asking the question.  A bad question seeks personal information that is irrelevant to the applicant's jo...
Gary J. Jaburg
July 14, 2015
Manage expectations. Establish mutually agreeable expectations as to the time, expense and goals of every engagement.   Let clients know what to expect and when.  Clients should not be surprised.  In preparing this week's message, I reviewed the previous weekly messages on Managing Expectations (ME). What was most striking was that the previous ...
Mervyn Braude
July 6, 2015
It is frequently a challenge to co-parent after the conclusion of a divorce proceeding.  After all, divorcing parents have often just concluded divorce litigation – replete with allegations of wrong doing – and frequently with difficult financial arguments.  The focus of this article is the children.  While frustration, anger, and hurt f...
Gary J. Jaburg
July 1, 2015
I'm sure you are all familiar with the "Golden Rule", but do you know the "Platinum Rule"? It is "Treat others as THEY want to be treated"!! This is an extremely important difference, especially for attorneys that have been practicing for a number of years. It is important to remember, that you can't treat people the way they want to be treated, unless you "put you...
Mervyn Braude
June 30, 2015
On Friday June 5, 2014, the Maricopa County Bar Association hosted its annual Trial Advocacy Seminar. Each year, the organizers select a topic and create a fact pattern designed to challenge the family law judges that serve on the panel. The 2015 edition was no exception. The topic selected for 2015 was relocation under Arizona Revised Statutes Section 25-408, and...
Jaburg Wilk
June 29, 2015
PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 29, 2015) – Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that Laura Rogal has been named a partner of the firm.  Rogal assists clients with their intellectual property legal needs including internet law, social media, domain disputes and commercial litigation. She has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2012.  &...
Mervyn Braude
June 18, 2015
A.R.S. §25-103 provides as follows: 25-103. Purposes of title; application of title A. It is declared that the public policy of this state and the general purposes of this title are:To promote strong families; To promote strong family values.B. It also is the declared public policy of this state and the general purpose of this title that absent evide...
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