Federal law limits appeals to “final decisions of the district courts.” 28 U.S.C. § 1291. The limitation on reviewing final dispositions presupposes that an appeal of a final judgment “brings up all antecedent issues,” In re Kilgus, 811 F.2d 1112,…
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Question:  If my Arizona LLC is called Widget World, LLC and I want to use Best Widgets in my LLC’s advertisements do i need to file a DBA with Arizona?
Answer:  DBAs in AZ are called trade names.  If you use text that is not the full name of the LLC you should register that text as a trade name with the Arizona Secretary of State.  Getting a trade name or dba from the Arizona Secretary of State is relatively easy to do. It’s a simple online application and the fee is $10. To learn how to get the
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Understanding Subordination Agreements in Commercial Leases
A subordination agreement modifies the priority of liens or claims on a property. In the context of commercial leases, a subordination agreement addresses the relationship between the tenant, landlord and lender.
Importance of Subordination Agreements Commercial Leases
1. Ensuring Lender’s Priority: Subordination agreements primarily protect the interests of lenders (banks) by allowing them to maintain their position as the primary lienholder. This protects the lender’s investment and ensures that they have first claim to the property in the event of default or foreclosure.
2. Subordination of Tenant’s Rights: The subordination agreement explicitly
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A well written (pun intended), well share agreement decreases the odds of disputes with neighbors and gives peace of mind. By clearly defining rights and responsibilities the agreement provides certain assurances that each household’s interests will be protected. By tailoring the agreement to each specific situation it removes gray areas that can lead to differing interpretations of how different situations should be handled.

Over the years, I have spoken to literally hundreds of Arizonians with some type of dispute regarding a shared well. A common variable in these situations is a poorly written shared well agreement or none at all.
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The word of the month for June is NPT, which stands for “non-promotable task.”
I have just finished reading The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work (2022), by Linda Babcock, Brenda Peyser, Lise Vesterlund, and Laurie Weingart. The starting point of the book is a group of women who start meeting to talk through how utterly and completely swamped by work they’ve become. They are so busy that they cannot find time to make progress on higher-priority projects, not to mention time for themselves and their personal lives. So they start a “No Club,” a support group
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Passion is an intangible and invaluable element when it comes to one’s work. It is the driving force that fuels creativity, determination, and commitment, ultimately leading to personal fulfillment and success. Passion creates a deep connection between you and your work, transcending the boundaries of mere obligation or duty. When you are truly passionate about your work, it becomes more than just a job; it becomes a meaningful and purposeful endeavor.

First and foremost, passion ignites enthusiasm and intrinsic motivation. When you have a genuine passion for what you do, it becomes easier to overcome challenges and setbacks. Passion drives
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If you get caught up in the Arizona criminal justice system, you could be waiting a significant amount of time for your court date to arrive. During this time, you may have to spend days or weeks detained in jail. In Arizona, there are rules regarding custody credits.
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After OCR created a Morton’s Fork for hospitals and health systems by publishing its HIPAA Guidance on the Use of Online Tracking Technologies, the American Hospital Association initially stayed out of the fray. Not any more. In its letter dated May 22, 2023, AHA makes its case to HHS as to why OCR’s Online Tracking Guidance should suspended or amended.
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Being involved in a car accident in Scottsdale can be scary, stressful, and overwhelming. It can be difficult to know what steps to take when you’re in shock, in pain, or still processing what just happened. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, knowing what to do at the scene of a car accident in Scottsdale is crucial to your safety, health, and legal rights. One of the most important steps you can take is to contact a Scottsdale car accident lawyer, such as Thomas Law PLLC, as soon as possible. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what to do
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It is never easy to be a nurse serving on the front lines of health care delivery.  Nurses know this.  Perhaps you have seen the stories about the number of nurses leaving the profession.  The reasons for their leaving are many and reflect poorly on our health care system.  We might be able to get along pretty well without venture capitalists but we can’t get along without a sufficient number of competent nurses.

There are two interrelated factors that are cited most frequently by nurses who are leaving the profession or thinking about it.  Burnout/Overwork and pay.  The Covid pandemic
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When you’re dealing with an AMEX lawsuit, you need to know your rights and responsibilities. If you have been sued by American Express, you may be wondering what to do next. You may have received a settlement offer from them—or maybe not yet. Either way, it’s important to understand your options and what steps you […]
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Being convicted of the crime of driving under the influence, or DUI, in Arizona can have wide-ranging consequences. A DUI could affect your career and may lead to job termination. Arizona is an “at-will” employment state, meaning workers can be fired for DUIs and other criminal convictions. For this reason, it is important to contact a Chandler DUI defense attorney immediately if you have been arrested for this crime.
What Does it Take to Be Convicted of a DUI?
The crime of driving under the influence, as defined in Arizona Revised Statute, Section 28-1381, is to drive or be
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