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Senior woman writing her last will and testament.

Losing a loved one can be an emotional and challenging experience. In addition to the grief and heartache that accompanies a loved one’s death, though, disputes may arise between family members regarding what the deceased would have wanted when it comes to a funeral and burial and distribution of assets….

Motorcycle riders convoy pass through the highway.

From the Mount Lemmon Loop to the Coronado Trail to the Cottonwood Canyon Run, Arizona has many scenic rides for motorcyclists to enjoy. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents frequently happen in our state. When they do, motorcyclists often suffer serious and life-altering injuries. These injuries are due to the fact that motorcyclists are…

Motorcycle rider wearing helmet and safety gear.

With year-round warm weather, miles of desert roads and beautiful landscapes, it should come as no surprise that Arizona is one of the most popular states for motorcyclists. However, not all motorcyclists understand our state’s helmet laws. For instance, does Arizona require all or just certain riders to wear helmets?…

Man operating self-driving car.

Driverless cars are the future. Companies are testing these vehicles in Arizona more than ever before, and they are getting closer and closer to making them widely available to the public. For instance, The Arizona Republic reports that Waymo (formerly called the Google Self-Driving Car Project) has tested autonomous vehicles…

According to the 2017 Arizona Crash Facts Summary from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), over the course of the year, 127,064 total crashes occurred in the state. Out of those crashes: 919 were fatal 37,823 caused injuries 88,322 resulted in property damage only. A total of 1,000 people died…

Moped accident happening along the road.

Mopeds are a simple and convenient way to get around town, and they are an increasingly popular option among people in cities across Arizona. However, when a moped rider gets involved in a collision or other automobile accident, the vehicle’s relatively small size and the rider’s lack of protection could…

Experienced Attorney Heather Baker specializes in family law and criminal law.

As a child growing up in Arizona, Heather Baker-Mushkatel developed a love for acting and the theater. Today, as an attorney, Heather is drawn to another performance space – the courtroom. “It does sort of remind me of acting,” says Heather, who focuses her practice in the areas of family…

Futuristic autonomous car self-driving in the street.

Companies like Waymo and Uber are all developing self-driving technology with the hopes that they will usher in the age of the driverless car. These companies claim that inattention and human error cause more than 90 percent of auto accidents. By removing the possibility of driver mistakes, these companies hope that…

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When Laura still began her second year of studies at the University of Miami School of Law in 2005, she had yet to identify her preferred area of legal practice. “But then I took trusts and estates as an elective and I just had an amazing professor, John Gaubatz, and…