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Anti-Deficiency Statute

Here at the Brei Law Firm, we believe it is important for our clients to be aware of changes in real property law. The Arizona Supreme Court recently held that Arizona’s anti-deficiency statute (A.R.S. § 33-814(G)) does not a bar a deficiency judgment against an owner of vacant property. This means that under certain cases, […]

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New Members of the Arizona State Legislature

The new members of the Arizona State Legislature will be sworn in next week. Here is a sampling of a few new bills being proposed. legislators/”>http://www.kvoa.com/news/bills-being-proposed-by-arizona-legislators/  

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Big News Regarding the 4th Amendment!

Big news regarding the 4th Amendment: the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of privacy rights today by requiring police to get a warrant before searching a person’s cell phone.   http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jun/25/supreme-court-bans-warrantless-cell-phone-searches/    

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What’s at Stake For You?

There are all kinds of reasons to hire an attorney. Just as there are all kinds of people, there are all kinds of attorneys. They all have one common thread, and that is to provide protection. One must ask “what’s at stake” when thinking about if retaining an attorney is truly a necessary move. If […]

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Five Cases That Changed America

Major court cases can be very influential in American culture. Some cases, such as Brown versus the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, forever changed the culture and laws of the United States. Some, such as the OJ Simpson case, captivated the entire nation as people from across the country tuned in to follow the […]

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Making Business Divorce More Like Business and Less Like Divorce

Commenting on the survival rate of new businesses, a 2012 Small Business Administration statement noted that “[a]bout half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive ten years or more.” In other words, according to the SBA, starting a business in today’s market and keeping it alive in the future […]

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Knowing Your Rights As a New Homebuyer

As a new homebuyer, you are embarking on an exciting adventure. However, no one wants to be taken advantage of. The U.S. Federal Government has passed a number of laws to protect you from unscrupulous practices. The Fair Housing Act The Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968 in order to outlaw discrimination against a […]

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Why Are Lawyers Important?

The world that people live in is full of actions and decisions that are deemed right and wrong. Our laws deem certain things right and wrong, but society and morals also deem various actions in this manner. Because of these different laws and opinions, confusion and debatable scenarios quickly come to light. The laws of […]

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Navigating the Road to the Recovery Fund

Have you ever hired a licensed contractor to perform work at your home, only later to discover that the work the contractor did was substandard? If so, did the contractor close his or her business before correcting the substandard work? In this unfortunate scenario, there is potential relief in the form of the Recovery Fund […]

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