A Day Late and a Dollar Short, But Does it Really Matter in Contract Law? We all understand the basics of how a contract is made. In contract law You promise to give up something to receive something else in return. For example, you tell the neighbor boy that you will pay him if he waters your lawn on Tuesday and Thursday while you are out of town … [Read more...] about Contract Law, What Really Matters?
Striking the Judge: Be Careful What You Wish ForWe have probably all seen a depiction of Lady Justice, the blindfolded woman holding a sword in one hand and a set of scales in the other. The scales are what she uses to weigh the strengths and weaknesses of a litigation case, and the blindfold reminds us that justice is blind to the status of the … [Read more...] about Striking the Judge in Litigation Law
As a lawsuit attorney I am fascinated with one of the most regrettable episodes which occurred in the early days of our nation, the duel between long-time political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Vice President Aaron Burr. Burr, offended by a report that Hamilton had defamed Burr’s character, demanded that Hamilton disavow any negative statements … [Read more...] about Alexander Hamilton and the Cost of Principle: Is a Lawsuit Worth the Price? | Lawsuit Attorney
Shakespeare, Fox News, and Employer Liability:As an employment law attorney I find it interesting that even today’s standards would be applicable in King Henry V’s time, read on to see what I mean. At his army’s camp at Agincourt on the eve of battle, Shakespeare’s Henry V, without disclosing his true identity, wanders among some of his soldiers. … [Read more...] about Employer Liability | AZ Employment Law Attorney
As an experienced contract attorney in Arizona I find it interesting that going into the 1860 Republican nominating convention, it was far from certain who would emerge as the presidential candidate for the young party. One of those with hopes of winning the nomination, Abraham Lincoln, did not attend the convention but had friends there lobbying … [Read more...] about When a Contract Is Not a Contract | Contract Attorney in Arizona
We read in the Bible the parable of a rich man who had the problem of figuring out what to do with all of the goods he had accumulated. He determined to build larger barns to store all that he had. However, God told the man that very night that his soul would be taken, thus leaving the question “Whose shall those things be, which thou hast … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Litigation Attorney | When a Will May Not be the Way