• Arizona Governor Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

    Family law statutes

    Last month, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill that would have created a legal statute allowing business the ability to deny service to any person or persons in the LGBT community on religious grounds.

    Before making it to her desk, the bill had passed through Arizona’s legislature with a 33 to 27 vote. After meeting loud opposition from both athletic and corporate organizations like the MLB, and Delta Air Lines, business leaders said that this legal statute would not only cause extensive damage to the state’s reputation, but also be catastrophic financially. During a press conference, the governor said that she did the right thing vetoing the bill, since it would legalize discrimination.

    A Public Policy Polling poll found that only 22%, which is one in five Arizonans, actua Continue Reading

  • Save Firm Resources, Enlist Headhunters

    Executive recruiting consultants

    Law firms now want more transparency and information on how their board members are chosen and recruited. And for good reason. They don’t just want anyone with an obscure background on their legal team. This is why they are increasingly seeking assistance from legal recruitment consultants.

    Just like finding the right additions to the any company, law firms hunt for the right lawyer to add to their team. Legal recruitment consultants seek out the highest quality candidates with the most qualifications. They perform the legwork finding a legal candidate so firms can focus on their practice and don’t have to waste resources.

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  • Fast and Furious Star Might Have Written His Will Too Quickly

    Business law attorney

    The sudden and unforeseen deaths of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Walker were tragic on their own. However, they were made even worse by the fact that neither put the time or effort they should into proper estate planning. For Hoffman, that resulted in discrepancies regarding how his estate would be allocated and, for Walker — who had a $25 million estate at the time of his death but had not updated his will since 2001 — it means issues over who got custody of his 15-year-old daughter. Awkward language and a lack of updates to the will have left some questions.
    According to TMZ, Walker’s will was “poorly drafted…making it SEEM like he wanted his mom to wrestle parental control of his daughter from his baby mama.” Considering the fact that Walker was happy with the arrangement he had with Meadow’s m Continue Reading

  • Arrested? Let Your Lawyer do the Talking

    San diego criminal lawyer

    The negative impact of a criminal conviction can be devastating to a family, especially if you don’t consult with the right criminal law attorney. The slightest conversation with the police following an arrest could lead to your conviction under the worst circumstance. Be careful to seek a criminal law attorney the moment you are met with legal adversity, because without council even the slightest charge could land you in prison.

    A misdemeanor charge could be detrimental to your record and capable of leaving long-term consequences in its wake. Misdemeanor drug charges, battery and DUI offenses carry significant penalties and fines. If you find yourself charged with a conviction of this nature, you should seek council from a criminal law attorney immediately.

    Moreover, if you’re faced with a warr Continue Reading

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