Phoenix business, probate and trust attorneys
The law firm of Charles F. Myers, PA located in Phoenix and Chandler, Arizona is dedicated to serving our clients by providing a high level of communication and understanding about the legal services to be rendered. Each client receives personal attention and prompt responses. If you are a business owner with a legal issue or an individual seeking estate planning or involved in a will, trust or estate matter, contact the law office of Charles F. Myers, PA today.
Business succession planning
We assist closely held business owners with the transition in the ownership of their businesses, whether to family members or unrelated parties or the sale of their businesses to third parties.
Closely held businesses
We help clients with forming and funding business start-ups, such as corporations and limited liability companies, as well as advising ongoing businesses in implementing their business plans.
Estate and gift taxation
As part of estate planning and estate and trust administration, we assist with planning that takes into consideration the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes.
We prepare simple estate plans generally consisting of a Will, Financial and Health Care Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills, as well as more sophisticated estate planning, including setting up revocable and irrevocable trusts and family limited partnerships.
Family limited partnerships
This estate planning vehicle is often used to manage a family’s closely held business interests and real estate interests, and can be used as a wealth management and wealth transfer vehicle for gifting to the next generations.
These types of agreements are becoming more popular as parties desire to preserve their respective separate properties in view of Arizona’s community property laws.
We assist designated personal representatives or those persons with priority as personal representatives under Arizona law with commencing, administering and closing the Arizona probate proceedings.
Most of our clients favor setting up revocable trusts to avoid probate and to consolidate their assets to simplify the administration of their estate upon death.
Everyone should have a Will and the due diligence that comes even with a minimum of estate planning. Clients need to understand how important it is to title their assets in a certain way and to be careful in designating the beneficiaries of their qualified retirement benefits and life insurance policies.