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Staying informed about changes in the law and current legal issues is sometimes challenging. That's why our team of attorneys provides you with the thought leadership you need to stay ahead of the game. From emerging trends to complex regulatory developments, we offer the following insights into a wide range of legal topics and issues. 

Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”)

If you are a small to medium-size business owner, you need to be aware of the new Corporate Transparency Act ("CTA").  The CTA places additional regulatory burdens on most small to medium-size businesses making it more expensive and complicated to operate.  There are significant penalties for a lack of compliance, so it is important for business owners to understand the CTA's requirements and the steps necessary to comply.  These are discussed in this Article.

Ten Tips Every Business Lawyer Should Give You

Small businesses have enough to do just to succeed. As a business lawyer, we’ve put together 10 simple things you can do to keep your business running more successfully. The last thing you want to worry about is a lawsuit. If you are a business owner follow these tips to start and contact us for ... Read more

Litigation Basics: Rule 26.1 Disclosure Statements

Continuing the series on Litigation Basis, this section delves into Chapter 3 which discusses disclosure statements. Contact Fowler St. Clair for any litigation services you might need if you live in Phoenix, Scottsdale or Mesa, AZ. Rule 26.1 Disclosure Statements The purpose of a Rule 26.1 disclosure statement is to fairly, accurately, and candidly apprise ... Read more

4 Different Kinds of Partnerships. Which is Best for Your Business?

Partnerships come in many forms, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. When considering which type of partnership is best for your business, it is important to understand the different types of partnerships and the legal implications associated with each. In this blog, we will discuss four different types of partnerships and the legal considerations ... Read more

Why Hire a Real Estate Attorney?

When buying, selling, renting or simply owning real estate, it is sometimes necessary to hire a real estate attorney. While the state of Arizona does not require a lawyer for real estate transactions, there are many situations when having an attorney can benefit your best interests.  We will discuss how attorneys can be a valuable ... Read more

What are the 5 Big Disadvantages of Incorporating a Business?

Are there disadvantages of incorporating? In the following article, we will explore the options you have as a business owner. Owning and operating a business can be a complex endeavor. Basic business building and maintenance activities are a lot to handle. These activities include:  Choosing a Business Structure In addition, you as a potential business ... Read more

10 Common Litigation Mistakes A Self Represented Litigant Makes

Are you considering becoming a self represented litigant? The importance of having a litigation attorney advising you cannot be stressed enough. We understand that there may be financial reasons that cause people to consider representing themselves in court. However, because of the intricacies of the law and the rules litigants must follow, minor mistakes in self-representation ... Read more

Legal Aid for Your Small Business

All businesses need a business lawyer, even small businesses. According to Forbes, there are more than 28 million small businesses in the United States, which leads to intense competition for survival. Our team at Fowler St. Clair can provide you with the legal aid you need to get your business up and running and keep ... Read more