What is Lis Pendens?

Roughly translated, “lis pendens” equates to a “pending lawsuit.” Understanding the exact nature of these lawsuits, however, is often much more complicated. Many clients ask what about what exactly the process entails. This article will take a brief look at exactly what lis pendens is as well as situations in which it is used. The Purpose of Lis Pendens The purpose of filing a lis pendens is to notify a Read More

Why Forming an LLC is a Good Idea

With many people considering the current economic climate to be excellent, there are numerous new companies springing up all over Arizona. A new business venture offers the opportunity to grow and develop a new source of income, but many new business owners are uncertain about how to legally structure their new endeavors. No matter the industry in which you are engaged, one of the business models to which you should Read More

Arizona Supreme Court Severs Parental Rights in Unusual Case

Many people think of parental rights as absolute things that can not be taken away, but this is not true in a number of circumstances. Recently, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the state is empowered to take away parental rights if a parent is unable to leave an abusive relationship on the basis that doing so was in the best interests of the involved children. This ruling is worth examining because it will Read More