Articles

The following articles were written by the attorneys at Boates Law Firm for local publications in the Phoenix North Valley area. They are intended to provide general legal advice, but should not be relied upon for your specific circumstances. If you have specific questions about any of the topics below please contact our office.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Why consider Meditation ?

Divorce Meditation FAQ

Arbitration Basics

Bankrupcy Articles

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Overview

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

This article will highlight some basic information on Bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Basics

This article will highlight some basic information on the bankruptcy basics.

An Overview of Chaper 13 Bankruptcy

Business Law Articles

Sexual Harassment Questions & Answers

Frequently asked questions about sexual harassment in the workplace

New Year’s Resolutions for your Small Business

Six steps you can take to improve your business.

Lifting the Veil on Owner Liability

Information on ways to protect your personal assets from your business’ liabilities.

Kids & Employment in Arizona

The role of children in the workplace has been a constant source of regulation and policy.

Employer Sanctions Law

As the New Year is now upon us many new laws have gone into effect.

Corporate Minutes

Information on the importance of corporate minutes and the benefits to your business of keeping good records.

Buying a Business: What You need to know?

Business Succession Planning

Information on methods to transition your business to your relatives, employees or others.

Business Entities – Which one is right for your Business ?

Practical advice on the different business structures for your small business.

Criminal Law

Search and Seizure FAQ

Drunk Driving, DUI & DWI FAQ

Defenses to Criminal Charges

Arrests and Interrogations FAQ

Estate Planning Articles

The Nuts & Bolts of Estate Planning

Basic information regarding wills, trusts and other estate planning issues

The Death Tax – What Effect Will the Election Have?

This article will highlight some basic information on The Death Tax.

Probate & Estate Administration

This article will highlight some basic information on the probate process.

Living Wills: What are They and Why Do I Need One

Information on living wills, healthcare powers of attorney and advance care directives.

Business Succession Planning

Information on methods to transition your business to your relatives, employees or others.

Family Law Articles

Separate & Community Property during Marriage

Prenuptial Agreements Overview

Divorce Meditation FAQ

Cohabitation Rights & Responsibilities

Living Together and Loving It

Foreclosure/Short Sale Articles

Short Sales & Foreclosures

It is no surprise to everyone in the Phoenix, Arizona area that the real estate market is not what it once was.

Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007

This article will highlight some basic information on Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007.

Foreclosure FAQ

Personal Injury Articles

Car Accidents Caused by Negligence