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Presidential Executive Order on Fighting the Spread of COVID-19 by Providing Assistance to Renters and Homeowners dated August 8, 2020

President Trump issued an Executive Order on August 8, 2020 regarding evictions with COVID.  The CARES Act expired on July 24, 2020 and there has been discussion in Washington regarding a possible extension of the Eviction Moratorium.  To date Congress has not come to an agreement leaving President Trump to issue his August 8, 2020...

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Property Manager Record Retention

The Arizona Legislature passed, and the Governor signed on June 5, 2020 SB1096 amending ARS 32-2175 Property management records; requirements; audits. Property Managers have always been required to maintain and keep records, but the amendments to ARS 32-2175 expand and clarify some of those requirements. The statute now requires property managers to keep the lease...

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Pima County Eviction Updates

Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020, the Pima County Justice Court will no longer be using Judges Pro Tem to handle their eviction matters. The elected Justices of the Peace will handle the eviction matters on a rotating basis. We have had a set number of Pro Tem Judges handling evictions for the last few years,...

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Fire in the Catalina Mountains

As 2020 continues to be a year of challenges and disasters, Pima County Landlords and Tenants face the potential of damage to residential units by the Big Horn Fire. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has issued alerts warning some residents near the fire to be ready to evacuate. What does this mean for Landlords and...

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Notary Services

The State Legislature passed SB1030 last year allowing for Remote Online Notarization in Arizona. Due to Covid19, the Governor issued Executive Order 2020-26 allowing for remote online notarization to be used beginning April 10, 2020. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding remote notarization and the requirements associated with it.

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Webinar with TAR

Thank you to TAR for allowing me to present at your recent Webinar regarding COVID 19.  I am attaching a link to the webinar below.  As always, please remember each case is unique and the information provided here may not apply to your particular case.  Furthermore, viewing of this video does not create an attorney...

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Prohibition of Small Business Commercial Evictions in Arizona

State of Arizona Executive Order 2020-21 Prohibiting Small Business Evictions Effective April 6, 2020 and retroactive to March 11, 2020 Commercial Landlords in the State of Arizona are prohibited from evicting Small Businesses for nonpayment of rent in the following conditions. A Small Business is any business that is eligible for the Federal Paycheck Protection...