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REAL ESTATE LAW UPDATE: June 2019
One Newsworthy Item Out Of The Recent Legislative Session: A Change To The Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act Concerning Partial Rent Payments

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When the Arizona Legislature completes its session, there’s naturally a lot of interest in what new laws have been adopted. Sometimes there’s less to those changes than meets the eye. The news reports on the just-concluded legislative session gave considerable attention to a change in the laws governing residential landlords and tenants, but on closer […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Announces
Steven J. Itkin Presenting at Pima County Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Seminar

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. announces that attorney Steven J. Itkin will be presenting ”Creditors’ Remedies: the Devil is in the Details” for the upcoming May 29, 2019, Pima County Bar Association CMLE presentation.  His presentation will review topics such as Common state law remedies that are available to get your creditor clients paid; State […]

Tax Law Special Report: April 2019
If I Didn’t File My Tax Return On Time, What Excuses Will Be Good Enough To Get Me Out of Paying A Penalty?

A tax newsletter that I read reported on a court decision that I think is worth passing along to you, my loyal readers. It’s a decision from the United States Court of Federal Claims that addresses this timely question: if I file a tax return late (without requesting an extension), what excuses might be good […]

Sesaly Stamps Honored with Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. is proud to announce that Sesaly Stamps has been selected by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education as the recipient of the 2019 William E. Morris Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award. This award recognizes the “extraordinary contributions by an Arizona attorney in making legal services available to persons […]

REAL ESTATE LAW UPDATE: March 2019
Paint It Black

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I suspect that in my grandparents’ day, no homeowner would have thought that he or she could control what color the neighbors could or couldn’t paint their houses. Boy, have things changed. Now, it’s news when someone paints their house an obnoxious color and dares the neighbors to do something about it. Three news items […]

Attorney Lisa Anne Smith Honored As Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy congratulates managing shareholder Lisa Anne Smith for being selected by the Volunteer Lawyers Program as the Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for January.   This award recognizes extraordinary contributions by an attorney in making legal services available to the community who otherwise could not afford them.  Through their time and […]

ESTATE PLANNING LAW REPORT: December 2018
If You Want To Make Sure That Your Tangible Items Go Where You Want Them To Go, Make A Will, Then Make A List

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Here’s a question I am frequently asked: how do I take care of distributing my ____________ (fill in the blank: jewelry, or Hummel collection, or gun collection, or other collection of tangible items) among my relatives? The answer I give is this: make a tangible personal property list. A tangible personal property list is a […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy
Welcomes New Associate Attorneys

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Tucson, AZ – DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C.  has grown its Tucson office law practice with the addition of associate attorneys Kimberly C. Soto and Tyler H. Stanton. Kim Soto attended the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona where she graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor in May […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Announces
Jody A. Corrales Invited Panelist for Tucson Chapter of Federal Bar Association CLE

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. today announced that Jody A. Corrales will be a guest panelist for the Tucson Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Lunchtime CLE: A Discussion On Recent Amendments To Local Rules.  This bench and bar discussion will be held Monday, October 22, 2018, at Tucson Bankruptcy Court, room 240.  […]

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Announces
Jody A. Corrales Invited As UA College of Law Guest Panelist

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. today announced that Jody A. Corrales will be a guest panelist for the upcoming presentation, ”Developing a Successful Bankruptcy Center: Arizona Judges and Lawyers Share Their Stories.”   The presentation is hosted by the UA James E. Rogers College of Law’s Black Law Students Association, Latino Law Student Association, and […]