Construction Law | Questions For Your Contractor

May 8, 2016

As construction law attorneys, we always advise asking the right questions when considering a contractor for work on your home. This can shield you from liabilities, prevent scams and, most importantly, help you find the help you and your home needs. Here are five questions to ask any potential contractor before hiring them: How Long…read more

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Family Law | Grandparents’ Rights in Arizona

May 6, 2016

Grandparents’ rights are becoming a growing concern in family law. Did you know that Arizona is one of the few states with grandparents’ rights? Over the last decade, grandparents’ rights have recently become a hot topic. This article will discuss grandparents’ rights in Arizona and what you need to know. Arizona Revised Statutes § 25-409(C) outlines…read more

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Family Law | Grandparents’ Rights

May 6, 2016

When families break apart, divorcing spouses and children are not the only parties affected. Grandparents are often an integral part of the family too, and grandparents are afforded limited legal rights in Arizona family law. Visitation In 1983, Arizona amended its statutes to afford legal visitation rights to grandparents. Arizona Revised Statutes § 25-409 grants reasonable…read more

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Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers | Lease Agreements

May 4, 2016

If you are planning to rent out a property, there are many things you need to consider. As your Phoenix real estate lawyers, we can help you with all of your real estate needs. From lease agreements to terms and conditions, we can offer counsel to landlords on the essentials. A lease or rental agreement…read more

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Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers | Lease Agreements

May 4, 2016

Drafting a quality lease is a multi-faceted process that requires the help of Phoenix real estate lawyers. Here are a few of the most important things to include when drafting an effective lease agreement: All Present and Accounted For One of the most critical steps to take when drafting a lease agreement is to specifically account…read more

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Corporate Law | Choosing a Business Entity

May 1, 2016

If you are starting a new business in Phoenix, congratulations! You have chosen one of the best areas in the country to launch your new business. As we are sure you are aware, choosing the right entity type for your business requires careful consideration and the help of an experienced law firm that understands corporate…read more

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Our Law Firm Welcomes Shruti Gurudanti

November 9, 2015

May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie is pleased to announce the addition of Shruti Gurudanti to our law firm as an Associate Attorney. Her practice areas include Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Emerging Businesses. Ms. Gurudanti joins the firm with experience as a corporate attorney at one of India’s oldest and largest law firms, Khaitan…read more

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Can Irrevocable Trusts Be Broken?

September 2, 2015

CAN IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS BE BROKEN? Written by Jeff Manley In Part I of this blog, we set up two very real scenarios where trusts were potentially being misused based on the original intent of the grantor. As we continue, we will provide answers on what you can do if you need to break an irrevocable…read more

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Breaking a Trust | Are There Options?

August 31, 2015

BREAKING A TRUST…ARE THERE OPTIONS? Written by Jeff Manley Everyone was devastated when your dad died, especially your mom. That is, until “Fabio” swept her off her feet. Your dad left your 75-year-old mom in great financial shape through a trust he set up in his will. He wanted her to have all of the…read more

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Construction Law | Questions to Ask Contractors

August 24, 2015

As construction law attorneys, it never surprises us when we hear about disputes between homeowners and contractors. Homeowners who are excited about a long anticipated remodel, unfortunately sometimes end up with a nightmare project. At May Potenza, we’ve represented both homeowners and contractors in difficult construction law disputes which could have been avoid. A little…read more