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FASTAR Arrives in Pima County

A new pilot program in Pima County drastically changes the rules for smaller civil claims. As of November 1, 2017, there are new rules in Pima County for resolution of smaller cases Read More

Criminal Restitution vs. Civil Compensation

What are the differences and similarities between the two? According to Arizona law, a victim of a crime is entitled to receive from the convicted criminal the full economic value of Read More

Jurisdiction: Many Factors Determine Where You Can File Your Lawsuit

One of the first classes every law student takes is civil procedure.  One of the principal lessons of civil procedure is “Jurisdiction” or where suit should be filed. General rules are Read More

Top 10 Civil Verdicts in Arizona in 2016

Every year the “Arizona Attorney” the official State Bar publication for lawyers, prints an article on the Top 10 Civil Verdicts in Arizona for the previous year.  Here are the Read More

Alternative Dispute Resolution: What is it?

Arbitration, Mediation, and Settlement Conferences.  What are they and what do they mean to our clients? Arbitration is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) vehicle that is being used more frequently to Read More

Gotcha! Surprise Evidence Doesn't Actually Exist.

We all have seen legal dramas where someone pulls something out of a hat and a surprise witness or surprise piece of evidence comes in to save the day for Read More

The Supreme Court: How a Case Can Make Its Way to the Highest Court in the Land

The Judiciary, headed up by the Supreme Court, is one of three branches of our government whose role is to put a check and balance on the powers of the Read More

What is a Nonparty?

Arizona is a comparative fault state. Each defendant is liable only for the amount of damages allocated to that defendant in direct proportion to that defendant’s percentage of fault. A.R.S. Read More

Lawsuit Time Limits-Statute of Limitation

In the Civil realm of the law, most claims have a statute of limitation. This means that your right to file a lawsuit against a person or entity expires after Read More

Protecting Your Assets

Arizona’s homestead exemption laws (A.R.S. §§ 33-1101 – 1105) forbid a creditor from taking one’s home in a bankruptcy or other debt proceeding. This law protects up to $150,000 of Read More

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