A Phoenix Law Firm of Choice

May 15, 2016

As a Phoenix law firm of choice, our attorneys at May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie provide legal services for clients facing a range of matters. We invite you to explore who we are and what we can do to help you. About Our Phoenix Law Firm  May, Potenza, Baran, and Gillespie began in 2004 with the…read more

divorce mediation

Divorce Mediation | Beyond Impasse

May 13, 2016

Divorce mediation is designed to be an outlet for couples to resolve issues they cannot seem to get beyond when going through a divorce. This challenge is commonly called an impasse. One of the reasons that couples choose divorce mediation is because they both want to come to a reasonable agreement. They just don’t know…read more

divorce mediation

How Divorce Mediation Can Help

May 13, 2016

A divorce can be a painful and messy process, particularly if circumstances leading up to the divorce are painful. When it seems like you are going around in circles over custody, property, or wealth distribution, mediation may be able to help. At May, Potenza, Barran, and Gillespie, we provide Phoenix divorce mediation. Explore how divorce…read more

prenuptial agreements

Is A Prenuptial Agreement Right For You?

May 11, 2016

Most people are familiar with what a prenuptial agreement is. It is an agreement between signed between two people prior to getting married that deal with the financial consequences should the marriage potentially end. But have you ever heard of an antenuptial agreement? If you have, you may be wondering what the difference is between…read more

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Antenuptial or Prenuptial Agreements?

May 11, 2016

You may be familiar with the basic premise behind prenuptial agreements, but have you ever heard of an antenuptial agreement? This isn’t some new fad in family law and divorce. Rather, an antenuptial agreement is just another way to say “prenup.” The terms are equally interchangeable. If you are considering a prenup, here are a…read more

Construction Law

Construction Law | 5 Questions For Your Contractor

May 8, 2016

Despite our familiarity with construction law, it never surprises us when we hear about contractor disputes. Many homeowners are excited for renovations and updating their home. Only to end up with a contractor nightmare. We’ve heard the stories and have worked for both contractors and homeowners. Here are five essential questions you should ask before hiring a…read more

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

Family law

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

Family law

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

Phoenix real estate lawyers

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