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Planning for Trust Administration

Trust Administration Administrating a trust post-death should be as easy as your successor trustee accepting the responsibility for the trust, taking control of the assets, satisfying creditors and following the trust’s distribution provisions. Unfortunately, we are seeing longer administration times, most of which could have been greatly reduced with minimal upfront planning. Recent examples we [...]

By |2020-01-25T20:12:28-07:00January 25th, 2020|Past Newsletters, Probate and Trust Administration, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth|Comments Off on Planning for Trust Administration

November 2019 Corporate Dissolutions

Represented several clients with the formal dissolution of their closely held entities.  A dentist, an anesthesiologist and a real estate investor all had wound down their operations and chose to formally dissolve their entities with the corporation commission to cut off future creditors.  DeAngelis Legal assisted each client with the preparation of a plan of [...]

By |2020-01-25T19:13:04-07:00December 15th, 2019|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on November 2019 Corporate Dissolutions

October 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

For the third month in a row a private equity group and their national law firm insisted on the transaction being structured as an “F-reorganization” for tax purposes.  For a description of this type of transaction see https://www.deangelislegal.com/business-services/mergers-acquisitions/.  DeAngelis Legal was brought in after the letter of intent, but assisted the new construction client with [...]

By |2019-12-20T16:41:06-07:00November 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Homepage|Comments Off on October 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

The Letter of Intent

After the confidentiality agreement, the Letter of Intent is the next step in the sale of a business and is intended to be a non-binding document which outlines the material deal points of the transaction. Sellers want to know what the material terms of the offer are, and Buyers want to know that their [...]

By |2020-01-25T18:57:23-07:00October 28th, 2019|Past Newsletters, Mergers & Acquisitions, Succession Planning|Comments Off on The Letter of Intent

September 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

In a show of how strong the market is right now, we assisted another mid-market Arizona based corporation with the sale of their business.  Again, the private equity group and their national law firm insisted on the transaction being structured as an “F-reorganization” for tax purposes in lieu of an asset sale as originally proposed.  [...]

By |2019-10-28T10:34:23-07:00October 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on September 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

August 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

Assisted long time mid-market corporate client with the sale of their business.  The transaction was structured as an “F-reorganization” for tax purposes in lieu of a stock sale.  For a description of the benefits of this type of transaction see https://www.deangelislegal.com/business-services/mergers-acquisitions/   DeAngelis Legal assisted the sellers with all phases of the transaction, including the [...]

By |2019-10-07T17:14:44-07:00September 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Homepage|Comments Off on August 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions

July 2019 Corporate

Assisted Scottsdale business owner with a comprehensive review of the ownership records and succession plan.  DeAngelis Legal worked with the long-term client to prepare a business succession plan of the Company upon the owner’s death or disability, update the entity's corporate records and prepare an amendment to the Stockholders Agreement.

By |2019-08-29T17:52:29-07:00August 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Business Services, Succession Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on July 2019 Corporate

July 2019 Corporate

Scottsdale shareholder of closely held entity identified several corporate issues that needed to be resolved with co-owner.  DeAngelis Legal worked with shareholder and co-owner’s counsel to conduct director meetings and provide solutions to current issues and implement a process for resolving future issues.

By |2019-08-29T17:41:28-07:00August 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Business Services|Comments Off on July 2019 Corporate