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Various Changes Proposed to Law on Trusts and Estates

March 28, 2011

Even if you do not practice or regularly deal with trusts and estates, some of the proposed changes could have an impact upon you.  The changes include exemptions of certain trustee communications from the attorney/client privilege; allowing a truste to appoint all of the trust estate by restating the trust; removing notice requirements for transfer…

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HB2297 Repeal of Escrow Recovery Fund

March 28, 2011

One of the bills circulating the legislature this year seeks to repeal the Escrow Recovery Fund.  Upon repeal the Department of Financial Institutions would not longer be required to conduct semiannual suveys of escrow agents.  All monies already in the Escrow Recovery Fund would be transferred to the general fund.   No telling what will happen…

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House Bill H2102 Requiring Citizenship for Licenses and Permits

March 28, 2011

A new bill that recently passed in the House would require persons seeking a business license, permit, or fingerprint clearance to provide proof of citizenship  or lawful alien status.   To see the complete text, click here.

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Independent Judiciary is Under Attack – An Open Letter to LD 7's Senator and Representatives, Nancy Barto, David Burnell Smith and Heather Carter

March 21, 2011

Nancy, Heather, and David: I wanted to bring to your attention my opposition to the efforts the Legislature is undertaking to alter the Arizona Constitution to eliminate the application and appointment scheme for Superior Court judges, in favor of having judges elected and/or having the Senate responsible for confirmations (instead of the Governor).  Plus, I…

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