News and Views

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    Arizona's Economic Loss Doctrine

    The "economic loss doctrine" bars plaintiffs, in certain circumstances, from recovering economic damages in tort.
  • Article

    Joint Ventures | Risks and Benefits

    A joint venture is a type of partnership formed for a specific or common purpose. Individuals, partnerships, an LLC and corporations may form a joint venture to cooperate on a specific task.
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    What Are The Risks of Opening My Business Early?

    Exasperated business owners have had enough. They say they need to go back to work to support themselves and their employees.
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    Governor Ducey Extended Arizona's Stay At Home Order Through May 15

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he is extending his stay-at-home order through May 15, but restaurants could reopen by May 12. Ducey's initial stay-at-home executive order was due to expire at midnight Thursday.
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    Medicaid's Look Back Period Explained

    Medicaid’s look-back period is meant to prevent Medicaid applicants from giving away assets or selling them under fair market value in an attempt to meet Medicaid’s asset limit.
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    Suggestions and Observations Regarding Commercial Property Leases for Arizona Landlords and Tenants

    The COVID-19 crisis created an unprecedented strain on Arizona’s economy. In the Commercial Property sector it has affected tenants and landlords alike.
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    What You Should Know Before You Sign A Commercial Lease

    Commercial leases often are not subject to the same consumer protection laws as residential ones, so it is important to understand exactly what you are committing to and to negotiate the best possible terms.
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    Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Halting Evictions For Small Businesses And Nonprofits

    Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order halting evictions in the state for small businesses and nonprofits that are unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The order also encourages commercial landlords to defer rent payments for small business tenants facing economic hardship due to COVID-19 and consider waiving all fees and interest associated with late payments. Under the order, evictions will be halted until May 31, 2020.
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    A Message from Wright Law Firm

    We hope that you and your family, friends, and colleagues are staying safe and remaining positive during these trying times. As we all embark upon this new reality, we wanted to check in and see how you are doing, provide you with helpful resources, and assure you that we’re in this together.