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Top 7 Thoughts for Business Owners 2020

Happily, most our business clients have adjusted to the new reality of 2020 and are holding up well, with residential home building industry leading the way. This does not mean that there haven’t been casualties. Small businesses such as restaurants, bars, gyms, hotels and certain medical practices obviously have been the hardest hit. We have [...]

By |2020-10-28T13:58:31-07:00October 15th, 2020|Past Newsletters, Business Services, Succession Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on Top 7 Thoughts for Business Owners 2020

July 2020 Operating Agreement

Prepared an amended and restated operating agreement between equal owners of an Arizona limited liability company.  DeAngelis Legal reviewed and evaluated owners’ objectives and prepared a compressive operating agreement that incorporated the new LLC law which applies to existing entities as of September 1, 2020.  For more on the new law see https://www.deangelislegal.com/arizonas-new-llc-act/  The operating agreement [...]

By |2020-08-29T16:49:10-07:00August 15th, 2020|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on July 2020 Operating Agreement

Money Makes Money

“Money makes money. And the money that makes money, makes more money.” Benjamin Franklin This centuries old quote by our founding father could not be more appropriate today. Millions of Americans are out of work, surviving on government subsidies and yet the stock market and real estate market are approaching historic highs. Those with capital [...]

By |2020-07-30T19:20:42-07:00July 23rd, 2020|Past Newsletters, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Money Makes Money

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

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

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

April 2019 Corporate

Closely held family owned business in Phoenix implemented a succession plan with prior counsel.  In conjunction with a new credit facility, the company’s bank identified discrepancies in the corporate records.  DeAngelis Legal reviewed the plan, documents and tax records and worked with the company’s CPA's to reconcile the records, prepare the necessary documentation to overhaul [...]

By |2019-07-17T16:44:36-07:00May 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Business Services, Succession Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2019 Corporate

December Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented closely held Arizona Seller in the sale of assets of online business in the health care industry. DeAngelis Legal assisted Seller in the review and negotiation of an asset purchase agreement, noncompete and related documents with respect to an online health care educational company. DeAngelis Legal also assisted with the closing of the transaction. [...]

By |2019-01-21T15:40:32-07:00January 15th, 2019|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Succession Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on December Mergers and Acquisitions

November Corporate Planning

Represented high net worth Scottsdale couple owning numerous closely held business and real estate interests with a comprehensive review of their corporate plan. DeAngelis Legal reviewed current terms and structure and made significant recommendations to maximize creditor protection, minimize estate taxes and facilitate administration of structure upon a death or disability of the couple.  DeAngelis Legal [...]

By |2019-01-02T11:49:13-07:00December 15th, 2018|Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on November Corporate Planning