Monthly Archives: March 2017

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Sues Arizona Restaurant

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing an Arizona restaurant for discrimination against two employees. According to the lawsuit, the Scottsdale restaurant intentionally made a hostile work environment for employees who were suspected to be gay. The lawsuit alleges that the restaurant allowed discrimination such as name-calling, lewd comments and physical assault by co-workers. When the… Read more

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Arizona’s New Rules on Real Estate Contracts

The standard of home sales contracts has changed in Arizona, allowing properties to be sold as-is. This change takes out contract requirements that made sure the seller had air conditioning, electrical, plumbing and major appliances such as hot water heaters and garbage disposals in working order before selling the home. Changes To Real Estate Contracts The new standard… Read more

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Can The Government Take My Property?

It’s a rare occurrence, but occasionally the government can come in and take your property from you. This action is called Eminent Domain, and it’s the power of the government to take private property for public use. State laws regulate how and when the government takes private property, and the government usually has to negotiate with… Read more

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What Qualifies As Intellectual Property?

Intellectual Property, or IP, refers to creations of the mind such as inventions, designs, writing, names symbols and images. IP is protected by the law in many forms in order to allow people to earn credit, recognition or financial benefits from what they create. Types of Intellectual Property Trademark Registered trademarks are used to protect… Read more

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