Civil Litigation | Arbitration

The Importance of an Honest Arbitrator In a business dispute or civil litigation, an honest arbitrator will go a long way toward ensuring you get a fair shake. Conflicts are a part of life, and it is equally true that both sides of a dispute tend to dig their heels in, believing they are absolutely…read more

Top Law Firms | AZ Business

Dissolving a Closely Held Arizona Business Dissolving a closely held business is not as simple as closing shop and moving on with your life. In most cases, you will need the business advice of top law firms to navigate and follow the procedures needed to dissolve a business. The only exception to this rule is…read more

5 Traits of a Good Personal Injury Attorney

Finding a personal injury attorney can be a difficult proposition. Personal injury attorneys have gotten a bad reputation over the years. Many of them are referred to as “ambulance chasers.” However, personal injury attorneys provide much needed and valuable representation to those that are victims of another person’s negligent or wrongful conduct especially when it…read more

10 Common Litigation Mistakes Self-Represented Litigants Make

The importance of having a litigation attorney advising you cannot be stressed enough. We understand that there may be financial reasons that cause people to consider representing themselves in court.  However, because of the intricacies of the law and the rules litigants must follow, minor mistakes in self-representation can end up costing more than hiring a qualified…read more

What every business owner needs to know about non-compete agreements.

What is a non-compete and why should my business use them? The Basics of a Non-Compete A non-compete agreement is a contract between an employee and employer. It controls what your employees may or may not do after leaving your company. Typically, non-competes include two types of restrictions: time limitations and geographical boundaries. For example,…read more

What everyone should know about estate planning and what to do before you die

Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts Basics What happens to your family, your home, and your assets when you eventually leave expectedly or even worse, unexpectedly? While death is something no one likes to think about, it’s an inevitable reality for every single one of us. Which begs the question… what have you done to prepare…read more

When to Contact A Personal Injury Attorney

Too many of us have heard horror stories about a personal injury attorneys – where the victim wasn’t adequately cared for, or worse was actually victimized further after the accident. This is probably why people often ask me, “When should I contact a personal injury attorney?” The answer to that is extremely simple. When Should…read more

Fowler St. Clair Helping People in Malawi, Africa

Fowler St. Clair is excited to announce that three of its attorneys, Andy Fowler, Sean St. Clair and Dustin Schanaker, will be traveling to Malawi, Africa to offer their legal expertise to aid Malawian’s in need. Serving with Missional Law They will be serving with Missional Law, a non-profit organization that works with legal professionals…read more

Is Your Building ADA Complaint? David Ritzenthaler Doesn’t Think So.

In the past year, lawsuits have been on the rise in Arizona alleging violations against the American Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Title III of the ADA was enacted to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities in public places and has established certain accessibility standards to further this goal. Arizona courts allow a plaintiff to allege ADA…read more

Legal Consultation | Deed vs. Will

Does a Beneficiary Deed Supersede an Arizona Will? A common question an estate planning attorney hears in a legal consultation is whether a beneficiary deed supersedes an Arizona will. The simple answer to this question is yes, but additional insight is needed to fully analyze the topic. Beneficiary Deed vs. Will An Arizona beneficiary deed…read more