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Why Should I Have an Attorney Review My Contract?

Contracts are legally enforceable promises It is important to know what you are getting into when you sign any contract. Unless a party can prove a viable defense such as fraud, misrepresentation, or duress, they are generally enforceable. Contracts are difficult to construe People often sign contracts without truly understanding them, because the taxing prose […]

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Commercial Real Estate Market

The forecast for the commercial real estate market in the Tucson metro area is bright. New distribution centers by Fed Ex and Home Goods, as well as plans for expansion by Raytheon, World View, and Vector Space Systems is evidence that Southern Arizona is enjoying steady growth.  Caterpillar should complete construction of its divisional headquarters […]

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The Implied Warranty of Good Workmanship

You bought a new house and now, after several years have gone by, you have found defects in the construction. In the Construction Defect Litigation arena, homebuyers are armed with many theories of liability against the contractor to support their allegations of defective construction. One theory of recovery available to you is known as the […]

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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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