Monthly Archives: August 2015

Our Favorite Places to Relax in Phoenix

While we all can’t afford to take off to the beaches in sunny Southern California all the time, we have plenty of relaxing and invigorating locations right here in the Phoenix area. Whether you’re looking for a stress-free activity in which to take part, or just want a calming place to lie back and chill out, here are a few spots around town that fit the bill. El Dorado Hot Springs There’s something inherently relaxing in the sound of rushing … Read More

Insurance Not Paying Out? Talk to a Lawyer Today

If you’ve been involved in an accident or you somehow suffered damage to your property, you may have realized that the process of receiving a payment from an insurance claim can involve a lot of waiting. By design, insurance companies are reluctant to write and mail checks the second a claim is made, and the amount of money they’re willing to pay out may be much smaller than the amount to which you’re truly entitled. In cases like these, hiring … Read More

Educate yourself on Arizona Marijuana Laws

While the laws across the country are constantly changing in regards to the use and possession of marijuana, it’s important to stay up to speed, lest you find yourself in legal trouble. Here in Arizona, while the use of medical marijuana has been legalized, it’s still not completely legal yet. Here’s a rundown of the Arizona law and the potential consequences as they currently stand. Possession for Personal Use. The possession, sale and distribution of marijuana is regulated by both … Read More

What Happens When I Am Charged with a Crime in Arizona?

If you’ve been charged with a crime, there’s a procedure in Arizona that law enforcement officers must follow. The procedure usually begins with a judge issuing an arrest warrant. A police officer executes the warrant and arrests the person named in it. At that point, Miranda Rights are read and you’re taken into custody. Your first appearance before a judge should be within 24 hours of being arrested. In most cases, police need a warrant to make an arrest. Warrants … Read More

Medical Malpractice, or just Bad Outcome?

Experiencing a critical injury or illness is difficult enough, even when you’ve been given the best care possible. The problems you have can be compounded when the doctor or nurses make a mistake and your condition worsens as a result. Although it can be tough to tell the difference between a legitimate malpractice case and a treatment that was simply unsuccessful, the state of Arizona has guidelines to help determine the difference. To prove a valid malpractice case, you must … Read More