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Governor Appoints Dennis Wilenchik to Real Estate Advisory Board

Governor Jan Brewer has appointed Dennis I. Wilenchik, a partner at the law firm of Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C., to the Real Estate Advisory Board. The Real Estate Advisory Board advises the Department of Real Estate, which oversees and regulates the real estate industry. Members of the Real Estate Advisory […]

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Opinions from the Arizona Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

New Decisions from the Arizona Courts

In BAC Home Loans Servicing v. Semper Investments, the Division Two Court reviewed a grant of summary judgment related to the application of equitable subrogation doctrine.  Intervening lienholders contested its application where the refinance loan had a higher interest rate than the original loan, claiming […]

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New Decisions from the Ninth Circuit, Arizona Court of Appeals

A 9th Circuit decision published earlier this week addressed the awarding of “just costs” in a case in which there was not a prevailing party.  In Otay Land Company v. United Enterprises, LTD, United filed a motion for summary judgment which was granted by the district court, dismissing federal […]

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Dennis Wilenchik Quoted in Wall Street Journal

Dennis Wilenchik is quoted in the Wall Street Journal story, “When 50,000 Square Feet Isn’t Enough.”

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Kathleen Martoncik Named to Superlawyers 2012 Rising Stars List

Wilenchik and Bartness attorney Kathleen Martoncik is being named to the Superlawyers “Rising Stars” list in 2012. Congratulations to Katie!

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Attorney Brian Schmidt Joins Firm

Mr. Schmidt was born in New York and attended Marist College, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. Brian also attended the State University at New Paltz where he received a Master of Arts, with primary focus on biological sciences. Mr. Schmidt received his Juris Doctor degree in 1998 […]

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Dennis Wilenchik and Becky Bartness in “Valentine’s Day” Feature for Arizona Foothills Magazine

Dennis Wilenchik and Becky Bartness, the firm’s partners, are in a Valentine’s Day feature for Arizona Foothills Magazine called “Favorite Valley Couples Express Their Love.” (Their daughter, Caitlin, is also at the top of the website!)

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Firms Wins Motion for Summary Judgment Defending Homeowner from Bank Deficiency

Wilenchik and Bartness won a motion for summary judgment defending a homeowner from the bank’s claim to a $350,000 deficiency after his home was foreclosed on. Wilenchik and Bartness argued that the Mueller ruling, which was handed down by the Court of Appeals a week before argument, precluded the action. […]

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Happy Holidays from Wilenchik and Bartness!

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Firm argues healthcare provider’s right to be paid for Medicaid/AHCCCS patients

Wilenchik and Bartness is arguing a preliminary injunction to insure that health care providers are paid for emergency behavioral health services provided to medically indigent people in Maricopa County hospitals. The defendant, a private “behavioral health authority” employed by the State, has taken the position that it will not pay […]

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