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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  • As mentioned in a previous posting, it is important to record your judgment in the county recorder’s office of every county in which the judgment debtor has property.  Each county has its own requirements for properly recording a judgment.  It is important to properly research each county’s requirements to ensure that your judgment recording will …

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  • An Arizona employer was unable to protect the confidentiality of its customer list, because it failed to present any evidence that the list was worthy of trade secret protection.  A customer list may qualify as a trade secret when the list contains valuable customer information that the company reasonably attempts to keep secret, such as …

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  • I was recently contacted by a few clients who stated that the IRS called them and threated to place a lien on their home or charge them with tax fraud if they failed to make an immediate payment. These types of calls are distressing and complete scams. Please remember that the IRS will never: call …

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  • 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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    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