Over the course of the last century, the number of U.S. residents over the age of 65 has increased 11-fold, and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age of our population is expected to continue to rise…more
A frustrated son recently wrote into a well-known advice columnist, lamenting the fact that his father refused to create a trust based estate plan or even a will that would designate how his property and various businesses…more
The holidays are a wonderful time to spend together as a family and make lasting memories for children. Unfortunately, without fail, every holiday season I have clients call me with some sort of urgent parenting time issue. …more
Three months ago, a man was released from a Phoenix prison after serving 42 years for the murders of 29 people – murders we now know he did not commit.
In fact, he may have actually been a hero, with witnesses saying they…more
Our Arizona probate attorneys realize that probate is a term that may bring with it fear into the hearts of many family members. Usually, it is because of horror stories they have heard or even experienced themselves with a…more
The number one stress factor cited in a majority of marriages is money.
So it should come as no surprise that many divorces are either preceded by a bankruptcy or that one follows soon thereafter…more
A 52-year-old man had endured two divorces that left him essentially broke. He was left with no retirement savings, high debt, a low salary and no greater career prospects.
In cases like this, filing for an Arizona…more
As Arizona probate attorneys we receive many phone calls from family members, personal representatives, and beneficiaries who do not live in the State of Arizona, but a deceased loved one died here. We are able and willing to…more
Construction workers are known as a tough group, with physical stamina and quick reaction times practically part of the job description…more
As an Arizona criminal defense attorney in Mesa, I have found it interesting how the George Zimmerman trial has created a national debate about the wisdom of so-called "stand your ground" laws. Many states have enacted such…more
The Arizona Department of Public Safety has sidelined 140 commercial vehicles after finding their safety standards lacking, following a three-day enforcement effort along Interstate 40 last month…more
I am incredibly grateful for our armed forces service members, and it has been my privilege, as an Arizona family law attorney, to represent a number of them in family law matters…more
Recently the United States was surpassed by Mexico as the most obese nation. Of course this doesn’t change the fact that many people in the United States are overweight. While reasonable minds may disagree as to the severity of…more
For nearly a month, the trial was held against George Zimmerman. The state charged him with second degree murder for the death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman asserted self defense under Florida’s “Stand Your Ground “ law, and…more
Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all 307 passengers, crew and their families of flight 214. 2 of the 307 did not survive the crash and aftermath in San Francisco and at least 50 have serious injuries. Another 130 are…more
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