Category Archives: Arizona

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

Know Your Rights as an Arizona Tenant

Knowing your rights as a tenant can help in any landlord disputes you may have. They can also help you be the best possible tenant and avoid any possible drama or disagreements. Communicate with your landlord in writing All communications with your landlord should be in writing. This is so you can both keep record of everything. If your landlord reaches out verbally kindly ask to continue all communications in writing. If you ever do need to go to court … Read More

How Can I Negotiate Child Custody?

A child custody agreement should be one of the biggest priorities for a couple who is seeking a divorce. Getting an early start on a child custody plan is an easy way to start the negotiation process with your preferences. This article explains the things you can do to avoid conflict when negotiating a child custody plan. Negotiating a Child Custody Agreement When discussing child custody, there are several factors you should address. The more specific your plans are, the less disagreement there … Read More

What is an Easement?

Real estate law can be tricky. There are so many laws regulating property, it can be hard to keep up on all of it. You may have heard of easements, but never knew exactly what they were. We can refer attorneys that specialize in easements. Keep reading to find more about easements. Easement Details An easement, put simply, is an instance where someone has an interested in a land they don’t own. They have the ability to use land they … Read More