Pamela Sandberg – Associate Attorney

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We would like to welcome Pamela Sandberg as our newest associate attorney at Rowley Chapman & Barney, Ltd. Ms. Sandberg joined the firm as a paralegal in 2014 and since arriving studied diligently to take the Arizona bar exam in July. Her practice areas will consist of criminal defense law, and divorce and family law. To learn more about Nicky, … Read More

Estate Planning Attorney | Should I Transfer My Vehicles to my Trust?

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As an estate planning attorney in Arizona I am always asked if after you have signed your revocable living trust, what if anything should you do about your vehicles or other assets titled through Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division? First of all, let me remind you, if you have a revocable living trust, the “funding” of your trust (which means transferring … Read More

How Can I Avoid Probate | Arizona Probate Attorney

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One of the main questions clients will ask is, “How I can avoid probate when I pass away?” This common question stems from a long history of “probate” being associated as an evil word or a long and expensive legal process, which is to be avoided at all costs. It is true that probate is court driven, public, can be … Read More

Child Support Attorney | Remedies for Non-Payment of Child Support

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There are several remedies in Arizona Courts for parents who are not receiving child support that is owed. Recently, the Maricopa County Superior Court has changed some aspects of child support enforcement and is attempting to clear the large number of deadbeat parents from the system. Parents who owe a substantial amount of unpaid support can be found in contempt, … Read More

Traffic Ticket Attorney | Trapped by Old Traffic Fines?

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I am a seasoned traffic ticket attorney and everyone needs to know that many years ago, the Arizona legislature decriminalized most traffic offenses. While DUI, Driving on a Suspended License, Reckless Driving and Hit & Run all maintained their misdemeanor criminal status, the majority of Arizona traffic offenses (such as speeding, stop signs and car pool lane violations) became civil … Read More

DUI Defense Attorney | What To Do If Stopped for DUI

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What to do when a traffic stop turns into a DUI investigation As a DUI defense attorney and a former prosecutor, I’m used to interacting with police officers. Usually those interactions are in court or during a pretrial interview where the attorney is in control. Recently, I was pulled over by police for going 7 miles per hour over the … Read More

Facebook Cited in One Third of Divorce Cases

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A major UK newspaper recently reported that Facebook is cited in one third of divorce filings. Facebook and other social media provide a treasure trove of information, from geo-tagging locations to proving connections between parties. Nothing put on social media is truly private, regardless of your settings. Arizona is a no-fault state, so evidence of infidelity itself is usually not … Read More

DUI Defense Attorney | What If I Don’t Trust the Cops’ Breath or Blood Test?

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After twenty-five years as an Arizona DUI defense attorney, I can safely say that my DUI clients have a universal distrust of police breath machines and governmental sample tests. What I cannot figure out is why this massive skepticism has not lead to more independent blood tests. The constitutions of both the United States and the State of Arizona give … Read More

DUI Marijuana Defense – Can I Get a Conviction Overturned?

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As an Arizona DUI marijuana defense attorney, I have fielded numerous inquiries from individuals seeking to have their old DUI – marijuana convictions overturned, set aside or expunged. On April 22, 2014, the Arizona Supreme Court issued a ruling declaring that from that day forward: “Drivers cannot be convicted of the [DUI – marijuana] (A)(3) offense based merely on the … Read More