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April 2020 Business Legal Services

DeAngelis Legal spent a substantial amount of time advising business owners with employment, insurance, real estate and operational matters caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, essentially acting as in-house counsel for those businesses who are not large enough to hire full time legal counsel.  On the employment side, we reviewed employment handbooks and assisted owners with [...]

By |2020-07-04T16:01:54-07:00May 15th, 2020|Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2020 Business Legal Services

April 2020 Estate Planning

Not surprisingly, DeAngelis Legal devoted much of the month of April preparing and finalizing estate plans for physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers in preparation for Arizona's COVID-19 outbreak.  Everything from simple wills to complex trusts, most of which was done on an expedited basis given the COVID-19 crisis.  Preparing these plans required balancing social [...]

By |2020-07-04T15:50:55-07:00May 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2020 Estate Planning

April 2020 Irrevocable Trust Termination

Scottsdale couple transferred their personal residences to several irrevocable Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs) under the advice of prior counsel.  Clients now desired to unwind the transactions.  DeAngelis Legal reviewed the facts, trust documents and client’s objectives in order to propose alternatives for terminating the QPRTs in conjunction with the client’s tax and accounting professionals.  [...]

By |2020-07-04T15:39:41-07:00May 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Probate and Trust Administration, Homepage|Comments Off on April 2020 Irrevocable Trust Termination

DeAngelis Legal COVID-19 Response

Updated July 4, 2020 DeAngelis Legal has a unique role in facilitating the transition of wealth between parties in the event of a transaction, death, disability or emergency, therefore we are making every effort to remain open during the COVID-19 national emergency.  Our team is not at risk, but our family members, friends, clients and [...]

By |2020-07-04T16:58:28-07:00March 17th, 2020|Recent Projects, Homepage|Comments Off on DeAngelis Legal COVID-19 Response

March 2020 Estate and Trust Law Specialist

Quinn DeAngelis was re-certified as an Estate and Trust Law Specialist for another five years by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.  Quinn is one of only seven lawyers in Scottsdale currently holding the Estate and Trust Law specialization designation.  From the State Bar of Arizona’s website:  “Being a certified legal specialist is [...]

By |2020-04-27T19:49:16-07:00March 16th, 2020|Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on March 2020 Estate and Trust Law Specialist

February 2020 Ultra High Net Worth Estate Planning

Represented long time ultra high net worth clients with an overhaul of their estate plan.  Husband and wife engaged DeAngelis Legal over 20 years ago to assist with their estate planning and amended the plan periodically over the years to account for changes in their family wealth.  They desired to amend their plan to update [...]

By |2020-04-11T16:36:21-07:00March 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on February 2020 Ultra High Net Worth Estate Planning

February 2020 Separate IRA Accounts for Beneficiaries

Represented surviving children with administration of trust.  Husband and wife each had children from a previous marriage and entered into a trust agreement which became irrevocable upon the first spouse’s death.  Successor trustees engaged DeAngelis Legal to assist them with the administration of the trust and provide solutions for a beneficiary designation that was rejected [...]

By |2020-04-11T16:24:20-07:00March 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Probate and Trust Administration, Homepage|Comments Off on February 2020 Separate IRA Accounts for Beneficiaries

January 2020 Bob Shane

On January 26, 2020 it was with heavy heart that DeAngelis Legal learned of the passing of longtime client and music legend, Bob Shane of the Kingston Trio.  The Trio was the biggest act of the 1950s and two time Grammy Award winners.  Bob was the lead vocal on the group’s famous songs “Tom Dooley” [...]

By |2020-04-13T10:00:45-07:00January 26th, 2020|Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on January 2020 Bob Shane

December 2019 Trust Administration

Assisted personal representative with the administration of an estate and trust.  For the past couple of years DeAngelis Legal assisted the personal representative and trustee gather control over the decedent's assets, liquidate them and this December deliver the final checks to several charitable organizations.  The administration was complicated by the failure of the decedent to [...]

By |2020-01-25T20:57:20-07:00January 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Probate and Trust Administration, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on December 2019 Trust Administration

December 2019 Estate Planning Post-Divorce

Represented husband and wife with their estate planning post-divorce.  DeAngelis Legal had represented the couple jointly for many years.  The couple amicably desired to separate their finances and each engaged DeAngelis Legal to assist them, on an individual basis, with their separate estate plans.  DeAngelis Legal assisted each spouse with the creation of a separate [...]

By |2020-04-11T16:10:28-07:00January 15th, 2020|Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on December 2019 Estate Planning Post-Divorce