Arizona Limited Liability Company Law
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Arizona Medical Marijuana Law
Arizona medical marijuana law website has information & articles
about the legal aspect of Arizona's Proposition 203 & forming &
operating medical marijuana dispensaries.
IRA LLC Law
Richard Keyt's website that explains how to create an IRA
limited liability company to make self-directed investments from
an IRA or a retirement plan.
Corporation Formation Service
Why people should hire Arizona nonprofit
attorney Richard Keyt to form their new Arizona nonprofit
corporation, including an explanation of the 24 services he
provides and the 16 documents he prepares when hired to form an
Arizona nonprofit corporation.
The Confidential LLC
How to form an Arizona LLC that does not disclose the
ultimate owners of the LLC.
Richard Keyt forms IRA LLCs, which are used by
IRA owners to make self-directed investments through the IRA
LLC. For a ton of information about legal issues related
to forming and operating IRA LLCs, see Richard Keyt's
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Should a Canadian Hold U.S. Real Estate in an LLC, LP or LLP?
Why Canadians who invest in U.S. real estate should own the
property in a limited parntership, not in a corporation or a
limited liability company.
KEYTLaw Girl, Katie Leavitt, explains why 2,900+ people have
hired Richard Keyt to form an Arizona LLC.
We created a blog written by KEYTLaw attorneys and
legal assistants. The purpose of the blog is to give
people a source where they can keep up to date with news stories
about current legal and law related issues both within Arizona
Beware of Property Tax
Beware of an official looking form about your real
property taxes that asks for money.
Arizona Foreclosure Law News &
Stay informed about the latest developments in the fight to
repeal this awful new Arizona law.
Real Estate Law Newsletter
our free email newsletter to keep up to date about Arizona real
New Arizona Law Limits Borrowers'
Protection from Deficiency Judgment After Foreclosure of a Home
is a huge change in Arizona real estate lending law that may affect
hundreds of thousands of borrowers who secured their loans with Arizona
residential real estate.
Agreement Preparation Service
$997 for a two member LLC, $1,497 for a three member LLC &
$1,997 for an LLC with four or more members. See “Why
Multi-Member LLCs Need a Buy-Sell Agreement” and our 200+
Buy-Sell Questionnaire that is required to prepare the
Income & Estate Tax
Obama's 2009 Income & Estate Tax Proposals
Buy-Sell Agreements - the Most Important Member Agreement?
Why all multi-member LLCs (other than husband and wife owned)
must have a Buy-Sell Agreement to avoid a nasty & expensive
2009 Dirty Dozen Tax Scams
The IRS urges taxpayers to avoid these common
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Rick Keyt is internet and social marketing and azestateplanner is
about wills, trust and estate planning.
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Arizona real estate attorney Jeana
Morrissey's loan modification service.
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Corporation Scam - The Elusive Hunt for Stealthy Entity WMDs (Weapons of Mass Deception)
Reasons why it rarely makes sense to form an entity in Nevada if
the entity will not do business in that state.
Information About Recording Documents in Arizona
What you do not know about recording documents in Arizona can hurt you.
The purpose of this article is to help people learn about Arizona statutes and
other issues that can affect documents recorded with Arizona County Recorders.
If you are not familiar with Arizona laws applicable to recording documents
with Arizona county recorders, you need to read and heed this article that
explains the finer points applicable to recording documents in Arizona.
Requirements for Form of Instruments:
All documents offered to an
Arizona county recorder for recording must satisfy the requirements of this
statute or recording will be denied. The law limits the size of paper,
margins, font size and provides other rules applicable to documents to be
Arizona Revised Statutes
Section 11-1133. Affidavit of Legal Value:
All deeds recorded in
Arizona must be recorded simultaneously with an Affidavit of Property Value or
the deed must contain language that the deed is exempt under ARS Section 11-1134
from the Affidavit of Property Value requirement.
DO NOT TRY TO RECORD A DEED IN ARIZONA WITHOUT FIRST READING THIS ARTICLE.
Arizona Revised Statutes
Section 11-1134. Exemptions:
If your deed is of a type of deed listed
is subsection 11-1134.A or if the transaction is of a type listed in subsection
11-1134.B, the deed can be recorded without an Affidavit of Legal Value.
The deed must contain language stating that the deed is exempt from the
requirements of Section 11-1133 and the specific exemption in Section 11-1134
that applies to the deed or the transaction.
of Property Value:
This is the pdf fillable version of the Affidavit
of Property Value, aka Affidavit of Legal Value, authorized by the Arizona
Department of Revenue. If Section 11-1134 does not apply, then your deed
must be recorded simultaneously with this document.
County Recorder Contacts & Information:
This list of all 13 Arizona
county recorders includes names of the recorders, office addresses, and other
information provided by the county recorders.
Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-411.01:
A transferor of an interest in Arizona real property must record the
document evidencing the transfer within 60 days of the transfer or the
transferor is liable for harm suffered by the transferee.
Arizona Revised Statutes Section 33-420:
A person who records a
false document can be liable to the owner of affected real property for five
thousand dollars or for treble the actual damages caused by the recording,
whichever is greater, and reasonable attorney fees and costs of the action.
Arizona Revised Statutes Section
It is a felony for a married person to misrepresent that he or
she can sell or encumber Arizona real property without the consent of the spouse
when the consent is necessary.
Introduction to Arizona estate planning
planning lawyer Richard Keyt gives free 1.5 hour
each month. Rick's introduction to estate
planning mini-course (EP 101) is called "Family Protection & Peace
of Mind." Rick explains in English (not legalese) why
everybody who has loved ones (regardless of the value of their
estate) needs a good estate plan, especially people who have
minor children or substantial assets.
Arizona DUI Legal
Representation: Does It Make Sense to Pay Thousands of
Dollars to Defend an Arizona DUI Case?
Why a person accused of
DUI in Arizona should hire a former Maricopa County prosecutor
to review the facts to determine if a costly legal defense would
be a waste of money.
Arizona LLC Annual Minutes
Why all Arizona LLCs should
hold annual meetings and document the meetings with minutes or
LLC Minutes Scam Alert
Beware of two LLC annual minutes
Don't sign a commercial lease before reading
this article on Arizona commercial leases.
Charles E. Runyan, Ph.D., J.D.
Chuck Runyan, Ph.D., has been practicing intellectual property law since 1997.
His practice focuses on patent preparation, prosecution, portfolio management,
and opinion work. Chuck represents individuals and businesses, start-ups
through large, multi-national pharmaceutical companies, in their pursuit and
enforcement of patent rights throughout the United States and worldwide.
an Arizona UCC-1 Financing Statement?
To perfect a lien on
personal property located in Arizona, the secured party must
file a notice of lien with the Arizona Secretary of State.
The notice of lien is a form called a UCC-1 Financing Statement.
||The Do It Yourself
Arizona Beneficiary Deed Form
The Arizona Beneficiary Deed is a way to
avoid probate without the extra expense of creating a revocable
living trust. For people who would rather prepare their own
Arizona Beneficiary Deed rather than pay an Arizona real estate
lawyer to prepare it, KEYTLaw offers a Do-It-Yourself Arizona
Beneficiary Deed form.
Do-It-Yourself legal forms created by Arizona
contracts lawyer Richard Keyt
drafted to comply with Arizona law. Purchase online and
immediately receive an email message with your form documents
attached as editable Microsoft Word 2003 files.
||Arizona Estate Planning Documents
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For people who do not want
everything that is included in our comprehensive estate plan
packages, use our A La Cart custom document preparation service
and purchase custom attorney prepared documents a la cart.
to Become a Member of an Arizona LLC
Arizona law has very
specific requirements as to how a person or entity becomes a
member of an AZ LLC.
Tax Incentives for Home Buyers in New Legislation
by Jerry Tuttle, CPA, Hammond, Travers & Tuttle, P.C.
You Need to Know Before Terminating an AZ LLC
Don't terminate an Arizona limited liability company without first
reading this article.
Tenant's Claims Against a
Landlord When a Home is Lost in a Foreclosure
Arizona real estate Arizona attorney Jeana Morrissey's article about
tenant's rights before and after a foreclosure of an Arizona residence.
Pro-Tenant Clauses for
Arizona Residential Leases
Arizona real estate attorney
Jeana Morrissey discusses pro-tenant clauses that tenants of
residential property in Arizona should try to include in their
How to Change the Name of an Arizona LLC
A step by step
guide to how to change the name of an Arizona limited liability
LLC Compliance Alert System
The OCAS is an automated email
system that sends periodic alerts to the members and managers of
the LLC concerning important LLC operational issues. It's
an automatic tickler / reminder system for Arizona LLCs.
||Why You Need an Estate Plan to
Protect Your Family and the High Cost of Procrastination and Neglect
How Your Family May Suffer Severe Financial Loss if You Die or Become
Incapacitated without a Comprehensive Estate Plan
Keyt family photo
Pictures Rick Keyt's family.
Traditional & Roth IRA Library
traditional & Roth IRAs
Beware the Single
Why a single member LLC does not provide top down creditor
Arizona Real Estate
Lawyer Jeana Morrissey explains Arizona's
residential home loan foreclosure law and Arizona's
Richard Keyt's clients give testimonials
about how much they liked his Arizona limited liability company
This chart shows the many options and choices
the beneficiaries of your traditional IRA account will
have if you die.
This chart shows the many options
and choices the beneficiaries of your Roth IRA account will
have if you die.
||Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007
The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief
Act of 2007 enacted on December 20, 2007, generally, allows
exclusion of income realized as a result of modification
of the terms of the mortgage, or foreclosure on a principal residence.
Arizona Corporation Commission LLC Forms
These are ACC
limited liability company forms that can be filled out online
and printed or saved on your computer with the data in the form.
Arizona Corporation Commission Corporate Forms
ACC corporate forms that can be filled out online and printed or
saved on your computer with the data in the form.
||Frivolous Tax Arguments
that the federal income tax is unlawful and the law that proves the
claims are bogus.
that the US cannot legally collect taxes and the law that proves the
claims are bogus.
||Penalties for Bogus Tax Claims
weapons to penalize people who make frivolous tax claims.
Family Can Become IRA Millionaires Using an IRA Inheritance Trust®
If you have over
$150,000 or more in all of your IRAs, Roth IRAs, 401(k) plans 403(a) plans,
403(b) plans and other employer retirement plans combined you must read this
article because it could be worth hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars
to your loved ones who will inherit your accounts. This applies not just
to traditional IRAs, but all of the previously
mentioned types of retirement accounts.
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A Review of a Web Based Customer Relations Management Solution that Will Add
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Critical Facts About LLCs
10 critical facts about LLCs
that every LLC owner must know.
Federal Income Tax
Consequences of Home Foreclosures & Cancellation of Indebtedness
The foreclosure of real property can cause taxable discharge of
Targets Nevada Entities
Read this before forming an entity
in Nevada, a state the IRS is targeting for entity audits.
Tax Scams for 2007
IRS's dirty dozen tax 2007 scams.
Tax Scams for 2006
IRS's dirty dozen tax 2006 scams.
Tax Scams for 2005
IRS's dirty dozen tax 2005 scams.
Tax Scams for 2004
IRS's dirty dozen tax 2004 scams.
Tax Scams for 2003
IRS's dirty dozen tax 2003 scams.
Phases in the Life of an LLC
Before forming an LLC,
understand the 2 phases in the life of every LLC.
This month's issue of The Wealth Advisor addresses a life
insurance topic that many are not aware of, life settlements.
For the right person, a life settlement offers a significant
advantage over the alternatives and it can pay off handsomely.
|| Flying the F-4 Phantom in
The fighter pilot's fighter pilot remembers what it was like to fly
the beautiful Phantom in combat over North Vietnam.
images, text and music in this video combine to create a
powerful message that should be viewed by all Americans.
Planning for Disability
No one likes to think about the
possibility of their own disability or the disability of a loved
one. The statistics are clear that we should all plan for
at least a temporary disability. This issue of The Wealth
Advisor examines the eye-opening statistics surrounding
disability and some of the common disability planning options.
Declaration of Independence
A Congressional declaration
made at a time when the leaders of the United States put the
interests of the nation ahead of their reelection, personal
power and self-importance.
Assisting Caddy 03
Scott Powell remembers the day two F-4s
in his flight strafed the bad guys' boat that was heading for
Joe Lee Burns and Mike Nelson in the Gulf of Tonkin.
Nicole Smith's Will
Vicki Lynn Marshal / Anna Nicole
Smith's Will is a "poster child" for bad estate planning.
||The Wealth Advisor
The current issue of our free monthly estate planning newsletter
Retterbush 2 - NVAF 0
Gary Retterbush recalls his
two MiG-21 kills in 1972.
Schedule of KEYTLaw's Monthly Estate Planning Seminars
Sign up to attend one of
Arizona estate planning attorney Richard Keyt's free (no obligation) monthly
seminars on Wills, Trusts and estate planning held in central Phoenix, Arizona.
Matters, February 2007
The February 2007 issue of "Your Family Matters," our quarterly estate
Arizona LLC Quick Start Guide
If you intend to form or have formed an Arizona
limited liability company,
must obtain Arizona business attorney Richard Keyt's 65+ page
Arizona LLC Quick Start Guide. The
Guide is the "owner's manual" for operating an Arizona limited liability
2007 Arizona LLC & Corporate
A summary of changes to Arizona law effective 1/1/07 that
affect limited liability companies and corporations.
Matters, November 2006
The November 2006 issue of "Your Family Matters," our quarterly estate
||A Ridge Too Far
Joe Lee Burns' story about his July 20, 1972, mission into Route
Pack VI when he and Mike Nelson got shot down, ejected from
their stricken F-4 Phantom into the Gulf of Tonkin and rescued
by a Navy helicopter.
||F-4 Close Air Support Combat Missions
Rick Keyt describes his typical night F-4 bombing mission over
South Vietnam in the summer and fall of 1972.
||35th Tactical Fighter Squadron MiG Kills
The 35th TFS was credited with destroying six MiG 21s while on
temporary duty in Thailand in 1972.
||35th Tactical Fighter Squadron Members
This page is to assist in finding old friends and squadron
LLCs to do Business in Arizona
explanation of how a non-Arizona limited liability company may register
as a foreign LLC in Arizona.
LLCs Protect Assets
Diagrams showing how an Arizona LLC
can protect its owner's assets from bottom-up-creditors, but
does not protect against claims brought by top-down-creditors.
Arizona Land Trusts:
Deal or No Deal?
Why Arizona land trusts are a problem and not recommended by
Arizona real estate attorneys.
Tactical Fighter Squadron MiG Killers
The members of the
35th TFS who were credited with MiG kills during the time I flew
combat missions over Vietnam in the F-4 in the summer and fall
||F-4 Close Air Support Combat Missions,
My typical night combat mission dropping bombs in
support of troops in contact in South Vietnam.
Matters, August 2006
The August 2006 issue of "Your Family Matters," our quarterly estate
||LLCs vs. Corporations: Which
Type of Arizona Entity Should You Form?
Why the LLC is the entity of
choice for businesses and holding real estate in Arizona.
Registering Foreign Corporations to do Business in Arizona
explanation of how a foreign corporation qualifies to transact business
Information about forming and
operating Arizona for profit and nonprofit corporations.
Men I knew who gave their lives while serving in
the military so that we can be free.
Real Estate Investor's KISS Guide to Bookkeeping
Arizona real estate attorney and investor Richard Keyt recommends that
real estate investors purchase and use John
Hyre's investment real estate bookkeeping system. If you are a real estate
investor, you need to purchase "The Real Estate
Investor's KISS Guide to Bookkeeping" written by John Hyre, one of
the few tax accountants and tax attorneys who practices in both areas
Beware of the Stealth
A common real estate scenario is a ticking improvised
explosive device waiting to be detonated.
||Law Office Technology
The primary purpose of this Law Office Technology area of my
website is to describe the hardware, software and technology I
use in my 100% paperless high tech law office. The
secondary purpose is to help people to use technology to become
more efficient and productive.
Law Office Technology Biography
The reason I am publishing my law office tech background is so that people
who read my articles on law office technology can see that I have knowledge,
experience and a practical basis on which to base my pontifications. Too
many law office technology gurus blow mostly hot air and do not know what they
are talking about.
||Software Used by KEYTLaw
A list of the productivity software I use in my law practice.
Inexpensive Way to Create a Paperless Office
How anybody can create a
relatively inexpensive one hundred percent paperless office.
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Arizona Articles Law Library
Articles on Arizona consumer
and business law written by Arizona attorneys.
Protection & Arizona Family Limited Partnerships
an Arizona family limited partnership and how it can provide
of Legal Knowledge Needed to Prepare a Sale Contract
the test to see if you have the knowledge necessary to prepare a
real estate contract and related documents for the purchase or
sale of an Arizona home that will comply with Arizona and
||Documents Commonly Used in the Sale of
An explanation of the 19 legal documents commonly used in
most purchases and sales of Arizona homes.
Arizona Residential Purchase & Sale Contract Preparation Service
$995 for a purchase or sale agreement and 12 other documents
commonly used in home sale transactions.
Arizona Landlord Tenant
Law - Evictions
How to Evict an Arizona Residential Tenant with a Special Detainer Lawsuit
Sample Five Day Notice to
Required to start an Arizona residential eviction
Criminal Activity - Eviction for Material and Irreparable Breach
Immediate Termination Notice Letter
Arizona Landlord Tenant
Residential Property Owners Who Have Not
Filed with the County Assessor are Liable for a $1,000 Fine
Failure to File May Allow Tenant to Cancel Lease
Many LLCs Should I Form for My Properties?
Why All Members of an
Arizona LLC Should Sign an Operating Agreement
Order an Operating Agreement for
your company by completing this short online form
LLC Formation Agreement
revised online engagement letter to form an AZ LLC.
||The Two Asset Protection Rules for Real Estate Investment
investment real estate should
always be held by an Arizona limited liability company.
Adding or Removing a
Member of an Arizona LLC
What to do when your LLC adds or
deletes a member or if a member's interest in the company changes.
and Tenant Act
Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
Home Parks Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
This area of KEYTLaw.com explains Arizona limited liability companies in
depth. The LLC library contains how to articles and information about
forming and operating Arizona LLCs.
||Beneficiary Deed Questionnaire
Save $$ & avoid probate with an Arizona Beneficiary Deed. New simplified online
Questionnaire to hire KEYTLaw to prepare a Beneficiary Deed for
your Arizona real estate for $150