News and Views

  • 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.
  • Governor Ducey Signs Executive Order Establishing Virtual Notary Services

    In partnership with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order allowing Arizonans to get documents notarized remotely, while ensuring secure and effective verification processes. Currently, notaries and signers must complete the notarization process in person. Allowing notarizations to be securely completed virtually will support the state’s COVID-19 “stay home, stay healthy, stay connected” guidelines while allowing the completion of deeds, loan approvals, business agreements and more.
  • Governor Ducey Signs Executive Order Increasing Restrictions For Certain Out-Of-State Travelers

    In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order to increase quarantine guidelines for out-of-state travelers entering Arizona. Under the Executive Order, anyone who travels to Arizona from an area with substantial community spread through any airport in the state must isolate or quarantine themselves upon arrival for 14 days.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Governor Issues Stay-At-Home Order

    Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday issued a statewide "stay-at-home" order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, preventing Arizonans from leaving their residences except for food, medicine and other "essential activities." the directive will take effect upon close of business Tuesday and apply through April 30.