Updated March 30, 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 [...]
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 [...]
SECURE Act Impact on Trusts While we were focused on the impeachment hearings, Congress and the President were busy passing the SECURE Act. The Act was signed into law on December 20, 2019 and is effective January 1, 2020. In addition to funding federal agencies through September, the SECURE Act impacts trusts by reducing the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
DeAngelis Legal represented the personal representative with a simple probate of a will. Sister died and left a will naming her brother as personal representative and waived bond. DeAngelis Legal prepared, filed and obtained approval of the informal probate of a will application with the Maricopa County Probate Court. Upon the Letters of Personal Representative [...]
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.
Represented Scottsdale individual with respect to the termination of an irrevocable trust. DeAngelis Legal reviewed the options with the client, prepared a non-judicial settlement agreement to surrender a life insurance policy that was no longer necessary and terminate an irrevocable trust.