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 March, 2016, I wrote a blog about the importance of corporate principals making sure annual meetings of shareholders and directors were held. Alternatively, shareholders and directors can prepare and sign consents in lieu of annual meetings. Why do I stress this so emphatically? Let’s look at recent situations that happened to our corporate clients, …

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  • In reviewing purchase/sale agreements for business sale transactions, I see all sorts of agreements with many varying provisions. I recently came upon two provisions in a proposed purchase agreement that would merit the complete attention of any seller. This blog will deal with one of those provisions and my next blog will address the second …

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  • If you have been sued, one method to promote a settlement early in a case is to utilize a tool provided by the Rules of Procedure called an “offer of judgment.”  An offer of judgment is just what its name implies. The defendant offers to allow judgment to be taken against him or her for …

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  • Don’t forget that the new federal regulation regarding overtime pay becomes effective December 1, 2016.  An employee is exempt from overtime pay if he or she meets certain tests regarding the employee’s duties and is paid on a salary basis that is not less $970 a week ($50,440 per year). Hopefully, you have already determined …

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  • In an update of a blog posted August 29, 2016, I can report the following on the progress of these lawsuits. This office represents a number of property owners who have been targets of litigation by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation, Inc. (“AID”) for the property owners’ alleged violations of federal and Arizona American …

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  • 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