Arizona Supreme Court Protects Our Freedom of Speech and Religion Today

Friends, at a time in our nation’s history when fundamental religious liberties are being usurped by cities, states and our federal government, we rejoice when our state’s highest court affirms our religious freedom as it did today.  The Arizona Supreme Court issued its opinion in Brush & Nib, et al v. City of Phoenix, stating in…

Assisting the Dying vs. Assisting to Die – A Christian Perspective

I’ve been thinking about death and dying this week for a number of reasons.  One reason is I attended a beautiful celebration service for the unexpected loss of a close friend of our law firm.  Another is New Jersey recently became the 7thstate to allow terminally ill patients to choose their own end, joining Oregon, California, Colorado,…

Getting Contracts and Other Legal Documents Right Versus Getting Them Easily and Cheaply Through Online Legal Services

Most successful business owners and entrepreneurs I know are frugal in addition to being driven and self-motivated. However, when it comes to online legal services and business contracts, my experience indicates the practice is penny wise but dollar foolish.  The risks outweigh the benefits, and the costs are likely greater in the long run. Why?  Two reasons:…

Estate Planning Considerations

Two weeks ago, I litigated a seven-figure contested estate. Thankfully I won the trial, largely because the decedent had executed estate planning documents with an experienced estate planning attorney.  Still, the decedent could have taken a few more steps to ensure his wishes were carried out.  While he probably could not have prevented a contest, he…