Phoenix real estate lawyers

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

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The Difference Between Arbitration & Mediation

August 20, 2015

At May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie, we encourage consideration of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).  ADR is the umbrella term to describe arbitration and mediation. Arbitration and mediation involve the use of a neutral third party to facilitate the process of resolving a dispute between opposing parties. In simple terms, arbitration is typically a binding dispute…read more

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Corporate Law | Choosing Your Business Entity

July 6, 2015

Ready for Business? If yes, it is essential that you get counsel from an entrepreneurial attorney that understands your needs when you are starting a new company. Choosing an entity is one of the most important decisions you will make when you are starting up.  There are many factors to consider when choosing the best…read more

Paula Williams Accepts Appointment as a Maricopa County Superior Court Commissioner

June 25, 2015

On May 28, 2015, Maricopa County Superior Court Presiding Judge Norman C. Davis appointed Shareholder Paula Williams as a Commissioner. Paula participated in a rigorous selection process along with approximately 60 other candidates. Paula will begin her service in the criminal department of the Maricopa County Superior Court as a Commissioner in initial appearance court…read more

Where Have All the Bankruptcies Gone?

June 19, 2015

Associate attorney Alysse M. Medina will be presenting at the Arizona State Bar Convention, 2015.  On June 26, 2015, Ms. Medina will be presenting during the “Where Have all the Bankruptcies gone? Practicing in Today’s World,” specifically concerning ethics in today’s bankruptcy landscape.…read more