Arizona Courts Reopening June 1

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Arizona Chief Justice Robert Brutinel recently issued Administrative Order 2020-75. This order explains the Arizona courts reopening processes and guidelines that will gradually begin on June 1, 2020.  Chief Justice Brutinel released the following statement about the new order regarding the reopening of Arizona courts, “Arizona’s courts are beginning the process of returning to normal […]

What to Do if You’re Charged with Burglary During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on Arizona, forcing businesses to shut their doors, causing hundreds of thousands to lose their jobs, and creating an atmosphere of economic uncertainty across the state.  In light of these challenges, statewide crime rates have fluctuated over the past few months. Some crimes, like homicide, sexual assault, […]

Arizona Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Available Now

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe financial impact on millions of people in Arizona. While many have turned to unemployment insurance benefits for temporary relief, some have had their applications rejected, while others haven’t applied because of the nature of their employment. Thankfully, the state has implemented the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to […]

What Is SR-22 Insurance in Arizona?

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In Arizona, SR-22 auto insurance is required for those convicted of a DUI or certain other serious driving offenses. Despite often being referred to as insurance, SR-22 is not an insurance policy; it’s a certificate that serves as proof of insurance. SR is short for “Safety Responsibility”. SR-22 is also referred to as proof of […]

What Is a Criminal Summons in Arizona?

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A summons is an order to appear in court. In a criminal case, a summons is issued after a prosecutor has filed criminal charges against a defendant. The alternative to a summons is an arrest warrant. An arrest warrant commands the arrest of the accused by a police officer in order to be brought before […]

Arizona Eviction Delay Due to Coronavirus

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Governor Doug Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-14, which allows for an Arizona eviction delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. The executive order does not cancel eviction, but allows for a temporary delay due to the unprecedented COVID-19 situation. This is a much-needed relief for those experiencing financial hardship. The bankruptcy attorneys at Lerner and Rowe […]

Can You Get Arrested for Not Social Distancing in Arizona?

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With the Arizona stay-at-home order in place until April 30—nearly a month from when it initially went into effect on March 31—some residents in Phoenix and throughout the state are starting to get antsy.  Although Governor Doug Ducey’s executive order allows exceptions for the public to get groceries, medical care, and exercise outdoors, the restrictions […]

Has the Arizona Coronavirus Outbreak Affected Bankruptcy Proceedings?

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If you’re worried about filing for bankruptcy or managing your bankruptcy proceedings during the Arizona coronavirus outbreak, please be assured that the bankruptcy attorneys at Lerner and Rowe Law Group are here to lend a hand. Our staff is available 24/7 to assist with your bankruptcy case. Although many businesses have temporarily closed and Governor […]

Are Arizona Criminal Courts Open During COVID-19 Pandemic?

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In the wake of the pandemic, police continue to enforce the law and issue criminal citations. Additionally, prosecutors are filing and pursuing criminal charges for misdemeanor and felony offenses. By doing so, they initiate the criminal court process and criminal defendants will be ordered to appear in court to defend against the charges in the […]

Can I Stop My Car Payments If I File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

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When it comes to bankruptcy, one of the most common questions people ask is what will happen to their home or vehicle. The answer varies considerably depending on which type of bankruptcy you file, the exemptions you claim, and the extent of your debt.  Before you consider filing bankruptcy in Arizona, you should take stock […]