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September 2018 Archives

Can a premises be held responsible for a lack of repair?

When you are doing grocery shopping or wandering around a shopping mall, it is likely that you will be more concerned about finding the items you want to purchase than about any hidden dangers that might be present on the premises. This is because we have the right to expect that the premises we enter will be reasonably safe.

Creating a charitable trust in Arizona

A large part of planning an estate is about deciding what kind of legacy you would like to leave after your lifetime. While it is likely that you will want to leave a large portion of your assets to your loved ones, you may also want to consider helping a charity that is close to your heart.

How quickly does a hazard need to be fixed on a premises?

When in a store, restaurant or shopping mall, the premises owner has the responsibility to keep it as safe as possible for you and all other guests. However, hazards and dangers will arise from time to time on a premises. While the law does not expect any given premises to be completely free of hazards and dangers, it does demand that premises owners do what is reasonably possible in order to attend to the hazards and prevent an accident or an injury from occurring.

How is the value of land established in Arizona?

Making a valuation on a piece of land or on any asset can be a very subjective process. The value of an asset at a particular point in time depends largely on the market forces and how the asset compares to recently sold assets on the market. As the owner of land, you may find that you receive differing valuations when you ask several parties.

Understanding the entire probate process

Many people understand the basic concept of the probate process, though they often do not know much about the specific timeline and the many steps involved. If you are starting to plan your estate in the state of Arizona, you may want to learn more about what exactly the probate process entails. This will help you to be better equipped with the knowledge that you need in order to make important decisions about your estate.

Understanding elective shares

When two people are married, they have certain rights to inherit assets after one person passes away. This is because they are dependent on each other financially during the marriage, and therefore, the law has been designed and developed in order to protect the surviving spouse and help him or her to live to a similar standard going forward.

Is it possible to sell a house with mold?

If you want to sell your house quickly, it is likely that you won't want to spend time refurbishing it so that it's in its best possible state. However if when you were getting your house ready for sale you noticed structural and environmental issues such as mold, you may be concerned that this will severely affect the selling price of the house and whether you will be able to sell it at all.

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