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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  • Despite the automatic right to appeal any arbitration ruling, compulsory arbitration does have its uses.  In reasonably common cases involving minor injuries, car crashes and the like, arbitration can be useful, particularly when an insurance company has accepted the defense of the case.  Insurance companies defend so many cases, and so many of those cases …

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  • Most employers are aware that Arizona’s minimum wage was increased due to the passage of the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act (the “Act”).  However, most employers are not aware that they must now provide all employees, including but not limited to, salaried, hourly full-time and part-time employees, with earned paid sick time (“EPST”) effective …

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  • It’s important to make sure your estate planning documents are up to date before that big summer vacation. I recently travelled to Bali with my husband for an “adults only” vacation. It was our first time traveling without our children.  Fortunately, my in-laws were more than willing to care for them. Prior to our departure, …

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  • The most common question I hear from clients is “what are non-probate assets?” The most basic answer is that any asset that designates a beneficiary is most likely a non-probate asset. First, we must understand what are probate assets. Probate assets are any assets titled in the name of the decedent. If an asset is …

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  • In the last posting, I mentioned that the decision of the arbitrator is appealable. This is in fact one of the primary problems with compulsory arbitration. Under the Rules of Procedure, any decision of the arbitrator is appealable to the superior court. The appeal is “de novo.” This is a legal term that means that …

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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