Business Attorney | Accreditations

October 9, 2016

Whether you are buying or selling a business, incorporating as a non-profit, negotiating a contract, dealing with securities and tax law, or have an intellectual property claim, you may need the services of a business lawyer. Finding the right attorney can be crucial to your success and peace of mind. Learn what accreditations a business lawyer should have…read more

attorney

What Should You Look For In An Attorney

October 7, 2016

What does it take to become an attorney? Learning more about the qualifications of Phoenix attorneys can help you feel comfortable when choosing an attorney to represent you when you have legal needs. What Qualifications Should an Attorney Have?  First, an attorney needs a J.D., or Juris Doctor, degree from an accredited law school. They…read more

bankruptcy

Questions About Filing For Bankruptcy

October 5, 2016

Bankruptcy exists to help individuals and businesses get out of a difficult to impossible financial situation. At May, Potenza, Baran, and Gillespie, we sometimes receive phone calls from Phoenix area businesses and individuals wondering if filing for bankruptcy is the right decision for them. Of course, that is not a question that is easily answered.…read more

succession planning

Succession Planning | Strategy for the Future

October 2, 2016

Even if you aren’t ready to think about retiring from your business, your business still deserves a succession plan so it can carry on without you when the time comes. Often, these plans take longer to develop than business owners think. Learn how a business lawyer from May, Potenza, Baran and Gillespie can help you…read more

estate planning Phoenix

Estate Planning Phoenix | Personal Representatives

August 28, 2016

As part of estate planning Phoenix residents have the right to name someone a personal representative to their will. If you have been named someone’s personal representative, you may have questions about what this means. Particularly after a loved one has just passed away, you may find it difficult to complete your usual duties let…read more

Phoenix law firm

Phoenix Law Firm | Changing Your Name

August 24, 2016

If you live in Arizona and you want to change your name, you must go through the court system. A Phoenix law firm can gather the required paperwork, help you fill out forms correctly, and file the documents on your behalf. Learn more about the legal name change process in Arizona. What Do You Need…read more

legal terms

Understanding Basic Legal Terms

August 19, 2016

When a person has a legal problem, it is usually best for them to work with an attorney in order to resolve the problem. Getting legal representation can also help you gain better knowledge of common legal terms, which can help you better understand your case. Here are some general legal terms that are often…read more

Phoenix real estate lawyer

When You Might Need a Real Estate Lawyer

August 14, 2016

You’ve just found your dream house and you’re in love with it. The real estate agent helped you put together an offer and it was accepted. Now what? Do you need a Phoenix real estate lawyer to handle the closing for you? Imagine that you do not hire a lawyer. The night before the closing, you do…read more

Phoenix attorneys

Phoenix Attorneys Are Rising Stars

August 10, 2016

May, Potenza, Baran and Gillespie PC is proud to announce that three of our Phoenix attorneys have been named as Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2014-2015. Congratulations to Alysse Medina and Devin Sreecharana. Alysse Medina was licensed in 2009 and graduated from The University of Arizona and James E. Rogers College of Law.  She practices in the…read more

Phoenix family law

Financial Impact of Same Sex Marriage

August 5, 2016

On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that legalized same sex marriage across the country. As same sex couples contemplate marriage, it is important for them to look at how tying the knot might affect their wallets. In many cases, the ability to file a joint federal return means paying…read more