Monthly Archives: April 2017

Tough Property Seizure Law Makes it Through Arizona Senate

The state Senate has passed a bill that would make it tougher for prosecutors and police to seize property. The new measure would require prosecutors to prove that the items they want to take as evidence were involved in the crime with “clear and convincing evidence.” This will provide a higher standard of proof before police can seize property than is currently in place. Arizona HB 2477 HB 2477 was passed unanimously by the Senate Judiciary Committee. It will now move … Read More

Good News Real Estate Lawyers: Phoenix is One of the Fastest Growing Cities

The Phoenix metropolitan area is growing at a rate of 1,000 people each week, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This is great news for real estate lawyers and the entire real estate industry as thousands of people are currently looking for a place to live. Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S. The American City Business Journals calculated the growth rates of major metropolitan cities from 2010 – 2016, putting Phoenix at number 8. The Valley’s population rose from 4.19 million … Read More