Appeals court sides with City, Apex

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Apex Motor Club By Raquel Hendrickson | InMaricopa The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the City of Maricopa and Private Motorsports Group after a lawsuit by a resident. Bonita Burks filed suit last year alleging a permit granted to PMG by the City for a private sports car recreation facility called Apex would cause her …

Gender identity emerges as a new front in custody battles; courts need expertise of mental health professionals in such cases, says Audra Petrolle, Rose Law Group family law attorney

By Maria Polletta | Arizona Republic The divorced parents had joint custody of their three children and equal parenting time. But soon after the mother began allowing their male child — identified in legal documents as “L.” — to wear a skirt to school, the father took his exwife to court. Arguing that the mother, “through various acts, was pushing …

Car wash on prominent Tempe corner denied

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Pollack, who, along with 600+ residents in one-mile radius, opposed the car wash. Tweets from Arizona Republic reporter Jerod MacDonald-Evoy on February 8th regarding the Quick Quack car wash matter in Tempe.  “I’ve never seen this many people at a @Tempegov city council meeting before. Most of them wearing “No Car Wash” stickers as they are …

Trump slaps steep tariffs on solar panels; thousands will lose jobs, says Court Rich, Rose Law Group senior partner and director of Renewable Energy Department

By Adam Behsudi | POLITICO President Donald Trump took his first major action as trade enforcer-in-chief, opening the door to a host of other trade restrictions that buck the global order and give him a hammer to push his “America First” vision at the gathering of global elites in Davos, Switzerland. The decision to slap tariffs and other trade restrictions …

Michael Pollack builds a legacy of giving back

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Pollack in various capacities. By Erica Apodaca | AZBigMedia A desire to build and instill pride back into run down communities has been a catalyst for many of Michael A. Pollack’s real estate ventures throughout his 44-plus year career.   He is the founder and president of Michael A. Pollack Real Estate Investments, one of the largest …

Michael Pollack one of three Valley collectors featured in ‘Phoenix Magazine’

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Michael Pollack in various capacities By Lauren Loftus | Phoenix In his famous collection of children’s poetry Where the Sidewalk Ends, late author Shel Silverstein writes of a fellow who collects bits of string, dolls with broken heads, copper keys that fit no locks, airplane models and broken bottles. Hector the Collector “loved these things with …

Surprise leaders divided over how to develop its downtown

Disclosure: Rose Law Group recently began representing Mattamy Homes on their potential development at Surprise City Center By Perry Vandell | The Republic Downtown Surprise is an island of city buildings and amenities in a sea of dirt. But city leaders see the raw desert as the community’s best shot at creating a unique downtown in the fast-growing suburb of stucco master-planned communities. On the …

Conservation district wary of governor’s proposals on water

Disclosure: Rose Law Group is a member of the governor’s Groundwater Committee By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Capitol Times Arizona water bigwigs are meeting with the governor’s staff in an attempt to unify the state’s voice on water issues and come up with new ideas to conserve and manage water. But the plans have stirred uneasiness among some water stakeholders, who say …

Court of Appeals rules no property tax for rooftop solar panels

(Disclosure: Rose law group represents one of the taxpayers that prevailed in this ruling) Rose Law Group Reporter Thursday the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that companies leasing rooftop systems to homeowners should not be subjected to a new set of property taxes that the Department of Revenue only recently sought to impose on these businesses. The ruling upheld a …

10 neighborhoods, submarkets around greater Phoenix on the rise or rebounding; Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group Land Use/Zoning Attorney quoted by the Phoenix Business Journal

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal We all know Arcadia, Roosevelt Row, Tempe’s Mill Avenue and Old Town Scottsdale have been hot spots for real estate from infill and apartments to offices and restaurants. Our panel of executives and industry experts at our Sept. 1 commercial real estate round table offered some expected and unexpected submarkets that could be …