Eminent Domain: Can the Government Take my Land for Public Use?

Eminent Domain: Can the Government take my land for public use?

Eminent Domain: Can the Government Take my Land for Public Use? Property owners are often taken aback when they learn that the federal government, the State of Arizona, and even municipal governments have inherent power to take (or regulate) private … Continue reading

Restrictive Covenants in Arizona

Restrictive Covenants in Arizona

Restrictive Covenants in Arizona Non-Compete Agreements, Non-Solicitation Agreements, and Non-Disclosure Agreements are hot topics within employment law. These are also known as “restrictive covenants” or agreements that in some way restrict an employee from doing something both during and after … Continue reading

Urgent—New Paid Sick Leave Law July 1, 2017 Deadline is Looming!

Urgent—New Paid Sick Leave Law July 1, 2017 Deadline is Looming!

Urgent—New Paid Sick Leave Law July 1, 2017 Deadline is Looming! If you are like many companies, you may have waited to create an implement a sick paid leave policy that is required under Proposition 206 (See A.R.S. § 23-371 … Continue reading

Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT OF 2016

Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 The most successful businesses usually have trade secrets. McDonald’s has its secret sauce. Google has its mysterious algorithm for returning search results. Coke has its special blend for its sodas. A lot of trade … Continue reading

First Steps for Starting a Business in Arizona

Starting a business in az

First Steps for Starting a Business in Arizona Just like you would not hike the Grand Canyon without water, you should not start a business without a business plan. To survive you need to start off right by having an … Continue reading

What are the Duties of Corporate Directors?

what are the duties of AZ corporate directors

What are the Duties of Corporate Directors? In a corporation, the body in charge of running the corporation is called the board of directors. The board of directors has many responsibilities. Under certain circumstances, shareholders may initiate lawsuits against the … Continue reading

Helpful Tips for Depositions

helpful tips for depositions in az

Helpful Tips for Depositions Depositions are often a vital part of a lawsuit as they allow a witness to relay key facts related to the lawsuit. Depositions are a discussion between an attorney(s) and a witness (the deponent) related to … Continue reading

Is It Possible To Legally Lose Your Land Without Payment In Arizona?

Is it possible to legally lose your land without payment in Arizona?

Is It Possible To Legally Lose Your Land Without Payment In Arizona? In Arizona it is possible to legally lose your land without permission or payment through a process called adverse possession. Adverse possession is a way of acquiring land … Continue reading

Employed Full-Time by Maricopa County Not At-Will Employment

Employed Full-Time by Maricopa County Not At-Will Employment

Employed Full-Time by Maricopa County Not At-Will Employment Being terminated from a job can be both frustrating and humiliating. In the critical time leading up to or right after termination, it is important to evaluate your options to ensure that … Continue reading

Arizona Employment Law: Two Weeks’ Notice and Severance Agreements

Arizona Employment Law: Two Weeks’ Notice and Severance Agreements

Arizona Employment Law: Two Weeks’ Notice and Severance Agreements The end of an employment situation can be tricky for both the employer and the employee. An employee that is quitting is often worried that he/she will destroy a valuable relationship … Continue reading

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