Jaburg Wilk

3200 N. Central Ave. Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012, United States

Contact: Brenda Edwards

  • (602) 248-1000
  • (602) 248-0522

What Is The Difference Between Mediation And Arbitration

Many people use the terms “mediation” and “arbitration” interchangeably, mistakenly believing they are two different words that mean the same thing. While the English language is curiously replete with examples of different…more

Arbitration, Mediation

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Are there fiduciary duties between members in an Arizona LLC??

In 1992, the Arizona legislature enacted the Arizona Limited Liability Company Act. Since that time the LLC has become the entity of choice for many individuals, businesses, partners and investors. While there obviously are…more

Articles of Incorporation, Breach of Duty, Fiduciary Duty, LLC

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How do I know if an asset is really my sole and separate property?

In the State of Arizona, any and all property is presumed to be community property. However, property is characterized at the time of its acquisition and therefore, if you owned property prior to your marriage, it is and remains…more

Commingling, Community Property, Marital Assets, Separate Property

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Marijuana and DUI: The rules changed

Arizona has historically taken a zero tolerance approach to individuals consuming marijuana and driving; if you are driving a vehicle and have any trace of marijuana in your system you were prosecuted and convicted. There have…more

Drunk Driving, Marijuana

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Forced Buyouts in a Business Divorce – Valuable Weapon or Trap for the Unwary?

Many part-owners of a business are not aware that, as shareholder of an Arizona corporation, they gain the right to seek to dissolve the corporation under certain circumstances, but at the same time subject themselves to…more

Buyouts, Divorce, Liability, Shareholders

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5 Estate Planning Mistakes You Should Try to Avoid

In your experience, what’s the most costly mistake people make when preparing estate plans, and what can they do to fix them? That’s the question we recently put to attorneys writing on JD Supra…more

Beneficiaries, Contract Drafting, Divorce, Estate Planning, Estate Tax

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Arizona’s Notice Of Claim Statute – Jumping Through Hoops When Suing State Government Or Its Agencies Or Political Subdivisions

For 20 years, the State of Arizona, its agencies and political subdivisions have held a secret weapon to thwart claims made against them for everything from breach of employment contracts to gross negligence in providing public…more

Breach of Contract, Claims Procedures, Employment Contract, Hiring & Firing, Municipalities

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Special Commercial Lease Considerations for Franchisees

Engaging in preliminary discussions and negotiations with prospective landlords for your new franchised business can be overwhelming. There are a multitude of business and legal issues to consider. It may also be intimidating,…more

Commercial Leases, Commercial Real Estate Contracts, Commercial Real Estate Market, Commercial Tenants, Franchises

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To SPDS or Not to SPDS: Is the Standard Disclosure Form in the Best Interest of Sellers?

It is a common misconception that a seller’s completion of the Arizona Association of Realtor’s Seller Property Disclosure Statement (“SPDS”) is required by law and will eliminate litigation regarding non-disclosure. The…more

Disclosure Requirements, Real Estate Market, Realtors

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What Are Requests For Admission And How Can They Help My Divorce Case?

Requests for Admission are written statements of fact which are submitted to an adverse party in a divorce proceeding which that party is required to admit or deny. They can be an effective and efficient way to establish facts…more

Divorce, Request for Admissions

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So I loaned my friend $25,000 and just found out he is going to file bankruptcy. Now what???

1. Because he is my friend, he offered to settle and pay me outside of the bankruptcy and he agreed to not include my debt in the bankruptcy case. Can I do this? No. Once a bankruptcy case is filed an automatic stay…more

Consumer Bankruptcy, Loans

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Who Will Care For Your Children If Something Unexpected Happens To You?

Parents, if you do not want someone else deciding who will care for your minor and/or disabled children if something unexpectedly happens to you, it is crucial that you execute a Will designating a guardian for your children…more

Estate Planning

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Does Marijuana Cure Headaches?

The Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS) is considering adding Migraines, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Depression to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify individuals for a Medical Marijuana…more

Marijuana, Medical Marijuana, PTSD

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Leave it to Beaver: Arizona Court of Appeals Validates “Relative Definition” of Insured Which Precludes UIM Coverage

If the Beaver owned a classic 1959 Ford Fairlane, he would not have been insured for UIM benefits under the Cleaver family auto policy. In Beaver v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, 234 Ariz. 584, 324 P.3d 870 (App…more

Additional Insured, Auto Insurance, Insureds, Policy Exclusions, Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists

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How to Prepare for Mediation

Mediation is a voluntary process in which the parties jointly select a neutral third party facilitator to help reach resolution of all or some of the issues in their divorce proceeding…more

Mediation

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BYOD Can Be A Four-Letter Word

So your employee wants to use his new iPhone5S to respond to work emails while on vacation. As an employer, you’re thrilled. You don’t have to pay for the technology (or the data plan), but your employee is now accessible to…more

Bring Your Own Device, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Mobile Device Management, Mobile Devices

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BFF's With the Court: How Can My Group Be a Friend of the Court? How might an amicus curiae brief assist my organization and its members?

When you think about it, an amicus brief - "friend of the court" is a quite agreeable concept. As a non-party to the case, with no direct interest in the outcome, you can explain to the court - as a friend, not a litigant - why…more

DOMA, Litigation Strategies, SCOTUS

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Was Dumb Starbucks Smart?

Comedian Nathan Fielder created a media stir, and long lines, when he opened a coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks. The establishment was quickly closed down for not having a permit. In the short time that the shop was open,…more

Infringement, Starbucks, Trademarks

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Are Franchise Agreements Negotiable?

In theory, yes, franchise agreements are negotiable. In practice, they may not be negotiable – particularly in ways that are meaningful. Every franchisor has a form of franchise agreement that defines the rights and…more

Contract Negotiations, Department of Business Oversight, Franchise Agreements, Franchise Disclosure Document, Franchises

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Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Number of Attorneys

25-50 Attorneys

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