In 1978 Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”) in response to the issues faced by Native American children, families, and Tribes regarding state child custody cases. The purpose of ICWA was to prevent the separation of Native American children from their parents, extended families, and communities, which was a common occurrence due to the actions of state child welfare and private adoption agencies.
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Are you a business owner? If so, you must become familiar with the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) and its reporting requirements which go into effect on January 1, 2024.
One question we get asked quite often is, “Can employers prohibit employees from using marijuana at work?” The answer to this question is “it depends.”
In Arizona there are four main types of DUI charges: DUI, extreme DUI, super-extreme DUI, and aggravated DUI. A person may be charged with DUI if they are driving or in “actual physical control” of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
Statutory agents are very important, and all LLCs and corporations doing business in Arizona are required to have one. Check out this blog to learn about who can be statutory agents, what they do, and more.
After a person is convicted of a crime, they have a criminal record which can present problems when trying to obtain a job, professional license, or an apartment. Although not available in all circumstances, getting a criminal conviction either set aside or expunged can alleviate some or all of the personal and professional challenges that are often associated with having a criminal conviction on your record.
Drivers — especially drivers from out-of-state — are often surprised to learn about Arizona’s strict speeding laws. Driving too fast in Arizona can result in a criminal speeding ticket which can impact your pocketbook, your driver's license, or even your professional career.
What happens when the contractor you hired to work on your Arizona home does a poor job, or doesn’t finish the job at all? This article will help you know your rights and decide the best path forward when you’ve having trouble with a contractor.
Under Arizona law, a child generally has two legal parents who are listed on the child’s Arizona birth certificate regardless of whether those parents are married, divorced, or were never married. Parental rights are different and separate from custody rights.