Breach of Contract in Business Partnerships

The overwhelming majority of commercial lawsuits contain at least one claim of breach of contract. It’s common knowledge that the long-term success of businesses is often predicated on the strength of their underlying contracts. This is especially so with business partnerships, which can easily crumble if a dispute between partners arises and there is no way to deal with the issue under the partnership agreement. So, Read More

4 Elements of an Optimal Business Succession Plan

So many entrepreneurs and business owners are so wrapped up in the day-to-day routines of their companies and concerned with keeping the lights on that they sometimes let the issue of business succession planning sneak up on them. It’s understandable, though; there are plenty of risks in the immediate future to take your attention on the biggest risk to your company’s long-term survival. If you have put off planning Read More

4 Common Issues that Arise within Business Partnerships

Just as the name might suggest, business partnerships have much in common with personal relationships. Everyone starts out with generally positive feelings in the beginning, but troubles often come along somewhere down the road. Without a strong infrastructure in place, these disputes can spell the end of these once-promising relationships. This blog will cover some issues that commonly arise among business Read More

Overview of Spousal Maintenance and Other Financial Repercussions of Divorce

Divorce is a major life event, just like marriage, the birth of your child, or the death of a loved one. It can stir up so many emotions and cause so much stress, but having the right attorney there by your side can make all the difference. One thing a competent attorney can do is to fight for a fair amount of spousal support payments for you; in Arizona, spousal support is officially termed “spousal Read More

4 Essential Estate-Planning Documents

No one estate plan is exactly like another one; each planner’s situation is different, as are their goals. There are a few popular documents, though, that are important for the majority of estate planners. We have given four examples below that should help you get an idea of what your estate plan might look like.  Advance Healthcare Directive. If you have ever had to visit the emergency room, you were probably Read More

How to Increase the Value of Your Personal Injury Settlement

The immediate aftermath of a serious personal injury can be extremely chaotic, while the longer-term future can build up stress and anxiety over medical bills, missed days at work, and other expenses – not to mention physical pain and suffering. In these situations, our team knows that every dollar matters when it comes to a personal injury settlement benefiting you or a loved one. That’s why we have compiled a list Read More

3 Reasons Why You Need an Estate Plan

The prevailing misconception about estate planning is that it is exclusively reserved for the rich and famous. You might think that you don’t have that many assets, so crafting an estate plan would be a waste of your time. The truth is that every adult can benefit from a personalized estate plan that contains important documents like a Last Will and Testament, healthcare power of attorney, general durable power of Read More

Earnout Financing Explained

There are countless reasons why buyers and sellers seldom agree on a business’s valuation when it is put up for sale. For this situation, the two parties should consider instituting an earnout provision. In the context of a business transaction, an earnout agreement is a provision in a contract that allows the business’s seller to gain compensation in the event that the business hits certain benchmarks after the Read More

3 Ways to Defend a Foreclosure

If it’s gotten to the point where the bank is threatening to foreclose on your house, you might feel like you’re at the end of your rope – mentally and financially. The good news is that you still have an array of legal options at your disposal. Many of these fixes are only stopgaps to temporarily stop foreclosure actions against you, but if all you need is a little breathing room to get caught up on your mortgage, Read More

Real Estate Law Explained: The Quiet Title

When looking into a real estate purchase, whether for investment or as a home, one of the most important things to do is make sure that the title is clear. If there are any problems with the history of the title or there is a dispute over ownership, these should be addressed before signing any contracts. One of the best ways to deal with these issues is with a quiet title action.  What Is a Quiet Title Read More