Attention Realtors: Are You Engaging in the Unauthorized Practice of Law?

by Garrett J. Olexa, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. While there is no longer a statute in effect in Arizona making it a crime to engage in the unauthorized practice of law, the code of ethics governing realtors, much like the rules governing the practice of law for attorneys, make…

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Congress Proposes Interstate 11 Through the West Valley

by David Brnilovich, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Now that Loop 303 is opened and is paved from I-17 through Surprise, with the remaining miles south to I-10 scheduled for completion within 18 months, attention is now turning to Interstate 11. Most people in the West Valley are not even…

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What Duties Does Your HOA Owe You?

by Garrett J. Olexa, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. To many homeowners, it may seem as though your homeowners’ association (HOA) governs your community essentially without any rules. While it is true many HOA’s have a lot of discretionary authority, their authority is not without checks and balances. The HOA’s…

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Arizona Supreme Court Declines to Expand Economic Loss Doctrine

by Garrett J. Olexa, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. The economic loss rule limits a contracting party to contractual remedies for the recovery of economic losses that are unaccompanied by physical injury to persons or other property. The Arizona Supreme Court recently issued the latest decision on the economic loss…

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