Real Estate Law & The Partition Solution: When Joint Owners of Real Property Can’t Agree

Nathaniel WadsworthNathaniel Wadsworth, Real Estate AttorneyLeave a Comment

Real Estate Property Law

I am a real estate law attorney is Mesa, Arizona and for this article, I am going to discuss what happens when property owners can’t agree how to deal with joint ownership issues. Let’s start by considering the following two scenarios, one more likely than the other: Derek and Jennifer meet, fall in love, get engaged and buy two acres … Read More

Family Law and Gay Marriage

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Family Law Gay Marriage

As a family law attorney it is significant that gay marriage is now federally recognized and is legal in 35 states, including Arizona. It has been nearly six months since U.S. District Judge John Sedwick struck down Arizona’s prohibition on same sex marriage as unconstitutional. Since that time, many same sex couples have become legally married in Arizona. Despite the … Read More

What is Custodial Interference?

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Custodial Interference

Custodial interference is a felony. A person commits custodial interference if they keep the child from the parent who should have time with the child. Although the statutes in Arizona take custodial interference seriously, law enforcement is often reluctant to get involved. Police officers frequently refer to family cases as a “civil matter” and refuse to enforce parenting plans. Even … Read More

Will Congress Close the Trust Fund Loophole? #EstatePlanningAttorney

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(Comments Regarding President Obama’s 2015 Tax Proposals) On January 17, 2015, the White House released its fact sheet entitled, “A Simpler, Fairer Tax Code that Responsibly Invests in Middle Class Families.” This fact sheet was released as a precursor to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address and his 2015 Tax Proposals. The White House is calling for “closing … Read More

In Criminal Defense Can We Ever Trust An Anonymous Tip?

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Anonymous Tip

As a seasoned Arizona criminal defense attorney, I have learned that deceit often lurks behind anonymity. I think Fezzik said it best in the movie, The Princess Bride, when he told Inigo Montoya to be careful in his dealings with the “Man in Black” because: “People in masks cannot be trusted.” The 6th Amendment affords us the right to confront … Read More

Criminal Attorney | Pinal County Facing Backlog of Criminal Cases

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Matt Long, one of our criminal defense attorneys at the firm, is quoted in an article from the Pinal County Attorneys Office, about a backlog of cases in Pinal County which means unsuspecting citizens could be facing criminal charges they either never knew about, or thought were behind them. Read Article Here. It’s important to get an experienced criminal defense … Read More

What Type of Last Will and Testament Should I Have? #EstatePlanningAttorney

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Last Will and Testment Attorney

Estate planning has a couple of constants and always will. The first is changes in your family and circumstances will always happen. Whatever plan you put in place will, over time need to be adjusted and changed based upon various factors such as state or federal law changes, tax law, family, assets, relationships with the persons chosen for certain roles … Read More