Our Fee Philosophy. Most of the legal services we offer are for a fixed amount. We charge on an hourly basis when it is not possible to determine in advance how much time services will require. Here is a partial list of legal services and current associated fixed fees that we offer.
Legal ServicesRichard Keyt
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA prepare wills, trusts, living wills, healthcare powers of attorney, financial powers of attorney and other estate planning documents. If you do not have a comprehensive estate plan, your family is at risk and could suffer financially if you were to die or become incompetent. For more on this important topic, including the fixed guaranteed fees for our estate planning services, see our website called Arizona Wills & Trusts. To learn more about Wills & Trusts and estate planning read the Keyt’s free ebook called “Family Asset Protection.”
We form every type of entity recognized under Arizona law. The entity of choice in Arizona today is the limited liability company. Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA have formed 4,200+ LLCs since they started counting in 2002. To learn more about LLCs, go to Richard’s website called “Arizona Limited Liability Company Law.” To hire the Keyts to form an Arizona LLC for $397, $597 or $997, go to “Form Your Arizona LLC Now” and see the contents of our three LLC formation packages.
Our trademark attorney Matthew Kulseth files applications for federally registered trademarks for $897 plus the trademark office filing fee of $325/class. We’ve made registering a trademark or service mark with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office very simple. Just take 5 – 10 minutes and fill out our online trademark questionnaire. Our trademark attorney will contact you, do a trademark search, give you a written legal opinion on your desired mark and prepare and file the trademark application (unless the search finds a problem). To learn more about trademarks and our process go to our Trademark Law website.
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA form Arizona nonprofit corporations for $1,297. Our fee includes custom Articles of Organization, organizational resolutions of the board of directors, Bylaws, an operations manual, corporate minute book and if the corporation intends to become a tax exempt entity we also prepare seven corporate policies the IRS recommends. the resolutions and Bylaws are required by Arizona nonprofit corporation law. See our nonprofit corporation formation services. To learn more about Arizona nonprofit corporations and how they become tax-exempt organizations go to our website called Nonprofit Corporations & Charitable Organizations.
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA represent people who need an Arizona probate to collect and distribute assets of a deceased person to the heirs. Our fee for a typical uncontested Arizona probate is $2,000 – $2,500. To learn more about Arizona probate see our Probate Law website.
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA prepare the documents to buy or sell an Arizona business such as asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, promissory notes, security agreements, UCC-1 financing statements and other purchase or sale related documents. We charge a fixed fee of $2,000 (plus costs) to prepare all the documents to buy or sell an Arizona business if the sale price is $1 million or less. For more on this topic, see Richard Keyt’s article called “Legal Issues When Buying an Arizona Business – Frequently Asked Questions.”
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA prepare and review contracts of all kinds such as employment agreements, consulting agreements, independent contractor agreements, nondisclosure agreements, noncompete agreements, confidentiality agreements and other common business documents. Richard has prepared and reviewed thousands of contracts since 1980. We charge $350 to prepare most business contracts (sent to you as a Word file attached to an email message so you can modify and use the contract again in the future). If you have a complex transaction or situation that requires a a more comprehensive customized contract, we will provide you with a fee quote. We also provide package rates for preparing multiple contracts that are commonly used together for particular transactions such as all of the documents needed to document a loan, a business purchase or sale or a real estate purchase or sale. Contact one of us for more information. Our fee to review a contract depends on the length of the document. Email or fax the document to a KEYTLaw attorney who will then give you a fixed fee quote to review your contract based on its length.
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA prepare and review commercial leases. Unless you have an unusual situation, they charge $499 – $999 (depending on the number of pages) to review a commercial lease and $350 to review a residential lease. Norman Keyt prepares residential leases.
Norman C, Keyt is a landlord’s attorney. He prepares and reviews residential and commercial leases and advises landlords on Arizona’s landlord tenant laws. He has a high volume eviction practice that includes collecting judgments obtained against tenants. To learn more about the numerous landlord services Norm provides, see his website called Arizona Landlord Tenant Law.
Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C. Keyt, JD, CPA prepares and review contracts and related documents to buy or sell all types of Arizona real estate (commercial, office buildings, shopping centers, industrial buildings, homes and raw land). For commercial purchases and sales, we charge $1,000 to prepare the contract and related documents unless you have an unusual situation. We charge $997 to prepare documents to buy or sell an Arizona home. See our article called “Arizona For Sale By Owner Contract Preparation Service.”