Order of Protection and Order Against Harrassment: Learn how to protect you from unwanted contact. An Order of Protection includes parties that were romantically involved and their children. Whereas, an Order against Harassment is for other parties that need legal protection. The incidents involved will change which court is appropriate for filing. Obtaining one of these orders will provide notice to the other party restricting contact.
Civil Actions: Includes small claims lawsuits under $2,500.00 to extensive civil litigation. Our office assists with all aspects from filing to settlements to full out trial defense. We handle filing and collections of judgments.
Demand Letters: A demand letter is typically the first stage of the process of a civil lawsuit. The attorney will request the party comply or face litigation.
Landlord/Tenant: Both landlords and tenants have rights. Landlords must maintain their property in habitable conditions. Tenants must comply with the terms of the lease and communicate any issues with the landlord. The court’s resolution to unresolved issues for either party can be executed in less than one week. A copy of the Arizona Residential Landlord Tenant Act can be obtained here https://housing.az.gov/general-public/arizona-residential-landlord-and-tenant-act.
Collections Actions: These can include non-earnings and earnings garnishments, litigation, collection letters, and siezure of property.
Enforcement of Judgments: After successful litigation, many people face challenges with obtaining compliance. Our firm has many options.
Contract Review/Enforcement/Defense: If you have questions regarding a contract, Lewis Labadie can help. It is best to obtain legal advice prior to signing a contract as you have a right to negotiate the terms of a contract. However, legal advice is also helpful if an issue arises regarding the contract. Our firm can assist you with reviewing the contract, enforcing the contract, or defending you against a contract.
Probate: Probate includes wills, estate planning, trusts, and guardianship/conservatorship. Typically, probate is handled in preparation of a person’s death or incapacitation.
Wills: People should have a will. A tradition will goes into effect after a person’s death to distribute assets and inheritances among your other wishes. A living will is a little different as it reflects end of life decisions. A living will is executed when a person is incapacitated and includes wishes for life support and resuscitation.
Estate Planning: Estate planning includes a combination of wills, trusts, deeds, property management, and financial planning.
Trusts: Trusts are typically designed to financially provide for a dependent. Trust come in many forms including lump sum payout or dividends throughout a person’s life or for a matter of time. An attorney is typically appointed to the trust and protected the interest of all individuals involved.
Guardianship/Conservatorship: Guardianships and conservatorship usually coexist incompetent adult, elderly adult, or chlid. The guardianship controls the general welfare of the person, such as healthcare decisions and living arrangments. A conservatorship controls the financial aspect and is a regulated by the court.
Personal Injury: Personal injury, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, and accident defense.
Powers of Attorney: Powers of Attorney give control over another person and can include minors. The POAs come in many forms from extremely
Have more questions about any general practice matter, we urge you to speak with a member of our legal team today. You can be confident that our legal team at Lewis Labadie will stand with you and help you find the best outcome possible.