Need Divorce Lawyers in Yuma, Arizona?

While divorce begins as a personal and private decision, it is also a legal process involving courts, your finances, your children, and your future. Much is on the line during the process. This is why it is important to find a qualified divorce…

Child Support Lawyers and Custody Attorneys in Yuma, Arizona

Arizona’s child support guidelines offer standards for families to calculate child support. Because child support is based on each parent’s gross income, it is important that both parents are truthful when reporting this income. Income…

Family Law Lawyers in Yuma, Arizona

Schneider & Onofry, P.C., Attorneys at Law are qualified family law attorneys working in Yuma, Arizona. Our firm offers compassionate and caring counsel to families and individuals facing tough family law questions and concerns. We take the…

Auto Accident Lawyers in Yuma, Arizona

According to the Centers for Disease Control, car accident deaths alone cost Arizona residents an estimated $1.05 billion each year. These figures account for medical expenses and lost productivity resulting from these accidents, but these…

Accident Lawyers in Yuma, Arizona

Schneider & Onofry, P.C. is an accident law firm in Yuma, Arizona committed to helping accident victims move forward after suffering serious injuries. Our firm works closely with victims and families to help them seek compensation from insurance…

Summary Judgment in Retaliation Claim Against Town of Quartzsite

U.S. District Court Judge Mark Aspey granted the motion, which imposes liability on all defendants for the wrongful termination action.In 2011, police officers filed complaints against Gilbert with the Town Council, the Department of Public…

Court of Appeals Vacates Punitive Damage Award Against Insurance Company

This lawsuit involved a claim by the insured that the insurance company engaged in bad-faith claim-handling by underpaying on a theft loss claim. The jury awarded the plaintiff $750,000 in punitive damages, more than seven times the amount awarded…

A Long-Standing Commitment to Diversity

Since our founding in 1999, Schneider & Onofry has consistently demonstrated a commitment to recruiting and fostering the development of lawyers and staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and to achieving a collegial, supportive work…

Division of Fees with Referring Attorneys

When attorneys refer cases to Schneider & Onofry, we never increase the contingency fee to cover the fee division. We regularly accept referrals in compliance with ER 1.5(e), and we strive to serve the client’s needs and justify the referring…

Part IV: Contracts and Insurance

Business ContractsVirtually every business is involved to one extent or another with contracts, whether it be a contract with an employee, independent contractor, vendor, or customer.The idea behind a contract is simple: it is simply an understanding…

Part III: Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property rights include patents, copyrights, tradenames, trademarks, and trade secrets. How are they different from each other?PatentsA patent is a property right granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which…

Part II: Basic Labor and Employment Laws

Employment Laws Which Apply to All Businesses of Any SizeFair Labor Standards Act requires that you pay employees a corresponding minimum wage as well as overtime.Immigration & Reform Control Act requires that you hire only those who can…

Part I: Starting Your Business and Avoiding Litigation

You will see that this manual covers a lot of different topics (see major topics at left). Each topic has its own immense body of law with many details. As a result, today’s business requires access to a number of different professionals.Legal…

Intellectual Property of Professional Athletes

Professional Athlete's Survival Guide - 2018 Intellectual property is a form of intangible assets that, for many athletes, has great financial value. Sports business transactions involving sponsorship, merchandising, broadcasting, and…

Negotiating Contracts for the Young Athlete

As professional sports become more lucrative, more athletes are signing contracts with teams, agents and sponsors at an early age. Of course, teams have negotiated hundreds, if not thousands, of contracts, and the prospect of dealing with them…

10 Steps for Protecting Your Wealth

Professional Athlete's Survival Guide - 2018 Because of the large dollars involved with sports, professional athletes are in a position to do great things for themselves, their families, and whatever cause they choose to champion. They…

Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Protection for the Financially Troubled School District

Like most school districts, the ABC Public Schools financed the district’s capital improvements by issuing bonds. This was fine at first, as each year enough property taxes were levied to service the bond debt.Eventually, circumstances changed…

Protecting Assets at Risk: Bankruptcy Options for Individual Investors and Other Business People

The Great Recession took a toll on many individual investors and business owners. Declining real estate and other asset values, combined with weak business revenues, eroded wealth and financial stability, forcing the cancellation or postponement…