About Margrave Celmins

Business, Real Estate and Estate Planning Attorneys in Scottsdale, Arizona

At Margrave Celmins, P.C., our skillful handling of business and related legal issues is what brings most of our clients to the firm for the first time.

What keeps our clients with us is our total commitment to provide quality service in a prompt and efficient manner.

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News & Blog

  • In an effort to reduce employee-related costs (e.g., payroll taxes, unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation), some companies in the construction industry have devised a new classification of worker as an alternative to employee and independent contractor. The new “other than” employee classification: owner. While the notion of misclassifying workers as owners – who would receive …

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  • Two new legislative bills were enacted into law in May, 2016. SB1356 became effective August 6, 2016, and HB2447 will become effective January 1, 2017, continuing the update of company law by Arizona’s legislature started last year with the enactment of the Entity Restructuring Act. While most changes arising from the new 2016 legislation will …

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  •   In the event the title company fails in the closing process to pay the judgment that has been recorded, as a courtesy to the new owner, you may wish to attempt to resolve the matter informally with the title company first. Immediately going after the lien on the new owner’s property may cause the new …

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  • The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”) has changed the tax landscape for Trusts, especially when it comes to distribution of long term capital gains. Currently, long term capital gains are treated as principal for distribution purposes. With the enactment of the ATRA, Trusts are more likely to pay a much higher tax rate …

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  • A complaint is the legal document that you will ultimately file against the negligent party if you are not able to settle the matter with the negligent party=s insurance carrier. This must be timely filed within the applicable statute of limitations and in the appropriate court. Many clients believe that the complaint is filed against …

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Testimonials

  • Outstanding professionalism and personal attention.
    Corporate Client
  • A giant cut above other firms I’ve worked with in regards to promptness and direct and efficient answers to questions.
    Real Estate Client
  • The Firm provides integrity, knowledge, professionalism with a human touch and clear expectations.
    Estate Planning Client
  • Although we hope not to require further services by any firm, Margrave Celmins, P.C. will always be our first choice.
    Commercial Litigation Client
  • We appreciate your concern and the protection provided by your advice.
    Real Estate Client
  • I really appreciate all the time and effort you devoted to my case. You are one attorney I would definitely recommend. Thank you!
    Personal Injury Client
  • Thank you for treating our son and us with kindness, compassion and due diligence. We appreciate all your work on our behalf.
    Personal Injury Client
  • My friend said you were one of the first “straight talking” attorneys she’s spoken to and she appreciated you discussing her problem with her.
    Business Client