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Staying informed about changes in the law and current legal issues is sometimes challenging. That's why our team of legal experts 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. 

Specific Performance Actions in the State of Arizona 

In the State of Arizona, a party can seek specific performance as a remedy for a breach of contract. Specific performance is a judicial remedy that requires a party to perform a specific act, such as fulfilling an obligation under a contract, rather than awarding monetary damages. This remedy is often sought in cases where ... Read more

My Story: Lily Pedersen

Get to know a little more about Lily Pedersen, an associate attorney at Fowler St. Clair. Early Years and Family I was born and raised near Brighton in the United Kingdom by my American mother and a Norwegian father. Growing up, my mum liked to blend our cultures. Although we lived in the U.K., we ... Read more

My Story: Jeff Johnson

Get to know a little more about Jeff Johnson, an associate attorney at Fowler St. Clair. The Beginning Days I was raised in the northeast portion of South Carolina in the small town of Dillon. My upbringing afforded me wonderful opportunities to learn and grow as a child within a close-knit community.  Although it was ... Read more

My Story: Nicholas Strom

Get to know a little more about Fowler St. Clair attorney Nicholas Strom. He focuses on real estate, title issues, and civil litigation.  The Early Years I grew up in South Bend, Indiana, and was blessed with two loving parents and three younger siblings.  Despite coming from modest means, my parents were able to put me ... Read more

Real Estate Wholesaling in Arizona? New Regulations for Investors—HB 2747

If you’re a real estate investor or involved in real estate wholesaling in Arizona you’ll want to be informed about new legislation soon to be enacted. What is HB 2747 (Wholesale real estate buyers; disclosure)?   House Bill 2747 (“HB 2747”) is a bi-partisan bill in the Arizona Legislature that will likely be signed into law ... Read more

3 Real Estate Legal Issues Facing Brokers

Sean St. Clair presents three common Real Estate legal issues in transactions that can be overcome with proper training. Video 1: Dealing with Real Estate Agency Law and Fiduciary Duty When we deal with agency, we are looking at the Commissioner’s Standards and the first thing that we have to look at is A.A.C. R4-28-1101, ... Read more
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My Story: Sean St Clair

Get to know a little more about Sean St. Clair. Sean is a founder and co-managing partner of Fowler St. Clair. Growing Up I grew up in Downey, California, a working-class suburb of Los Angeles. I always wanted to work in a position helping people, but never wanted to be an attorney.  I was going to ... Read more

What are iBuyers and How Will They Affect your Real Estate Sale

iBuyers are a common trend in our real estate industry. iBuyers are companies that will buy homes for cash without those homes ever going onto the open real estate market. The most common and well-known iBuyers are: What are the advantages of Selling to an iBuyer There are a number of advantages to selling a ... Read more

Homeowners Association Problems: Dealing with an Overbearing HOA

Are you dealing with Homeowners Association problems? If so, you need to know the following: HOA Rights Homeowners Associations have the right to govern some community rules. However, there are state and federal laws restricting what they can do. HOA’s Have the Right To: More importantly, homeowners have certain rights. It’s important to know your ... 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
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