What Happens to a Small Business During a Divorce?

Because Arizona is a community property state when it comes to dividing everything during a divorce, determining the fate of a small business during a divorce can be challenging. Dividing assets in just about any situation gets complicated, but it’s especially sticky when there are so many moving parts, including employees, debts, operating costs, properties, […]

8 Tips for Filing for Divorce in Arizona

Initiating a divorce is a big event in your life, and shouldn’t be done without preparation. Making sure all your ducks are in a row before you file not only makes it seem less scary, but also helps to protect you once you do file. Here are eight tips that are important to know before […]

Who Can Get Child Visitation in Arizona?

Child custody in Arizona follows a couple baseline principles. First of all, the courts determine everything based on what is in the best interests of the child. Second, it’s believed that it’s typically best for the child to maintain good relationships with both parents. This means that custody tends to be pretty evenly split between the parents, […]

What to Do After a Dog Bite

Being bitten by a dog can be a painful, scary experience. Fortunately, if you’ve suffered a dog bite, Arizona law offers you a way to recoup medical costs, financial losses, and emotional distress. Arizona has two laws that apply, a strict liability dog bite statute and the standard common law negligence statute that all other […]

Alimony vs Child Support: What’s the Difference?

If you’re going through a divorce with kids, it’s important to understand the difference between alimony and child support. Both alimony (known in Arizona as spousal maintenance) and child support may be applicable in your situation, but they have different purposes and are determined in very different ways. Keep reading to gain a full understanding […]

Navigating Shared Custody When Your Child Is Struggling in School

Navigating shared custody can be difficult, but it becomes especially challenging when you’re having to make important decisions with your co-parent. If your child is struggling in school, it will likely mean involving your co-parent in the decision-making process. If you have questions about how to handle your situation, your first step should be to […]

School Choice in Shared Custody Arrangements

In Arizona, custody cases are decided based on what’s in the best interests of the child, and in most cases that means shared custody so that the child has equal opportunity to maintain relationships with both parents. As a result, co-parents must make decisions together, which can cause conflict when making major decisions such as […]

How to Get Started with an Arizona Dog Bite Attorney

If you’ve been bitten by a dog, chances are good that you’ll be able to recover medical expenses and other compensation. Arizona has a strict liability approach to dog bites, which means it doesn’t matter if the owner had no prior indication that the dog might bite. The owner is still responsible as long as you […]

5 Things You MUST Do To Win a Slip and Fall Case

If you’ve injured yourself in a slip and fall and are thinking about how to get a settlement to cover damages, you may be wondering what you can do to make it more likely you’ll win. Here are a few things you must do if you want to have a good chance of winning your […]