Chapter 17 Legal Services Provided by KEYTLaw Attorneys

Chapter 17 Legal Services Provided by KEYTLaw Attorneys2018-07-03T07:27:42+00:00

If you have a need for any legal services in the future, please contact me or another KEYTLaw attorney. Forming LLCs is just a small part of the legal services KEYTLaw attorneys offer. We are a small business law firm that takes care of the business legal needs of the companies we represent and the personal legal needs of people.

Feel free to call one of us if you have questions about a legal matter.  We don’t charge to answer questions on the phone.

Section 17.1 KEYTLaw Attorney & Staff Contact Information

Office Location:

7373 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Suite 165
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258

To Make an Appointment with a KEYTLaw Attorney

Call our legal assistant at 480-664-7413 to schedule an appointment with Richard Keyt or his son Richard C. Keyt.

Attorneys

Richard Keyt’s practice areas: Forming LLCs and nonprofit corporations; wills and trusts and estate planning; real estate law; preparing and reviewing contracts of all kinds; business law, special needs trusts, probates.

Phone: 480-664-7478
Fax: 602-297-6890
Email: rickkeyt@keytlaw.com

Norman C. Keyt’s practice areas:  Commercial litigation, landlord law & evictions, collections, criminal law

Phone: 602-906-4953, ext. 2
Fax: 602-265-5964
Email: nck@keytlaw.com

Richard C. Keyt’s practice areas: Forming LLCs and nonprofit corporations; wills and trusts and estate planning; real estate law; preparing and reviewing contracts of all kinds; business law, special needs trusts, probates, 501(c)(3) charities.

Phone: 480-664-7472
Fax: 602-297-6890
Email: rck@keytlaw.com

Legal Assistants

Carol Keyt – limited liability companies and corporations

Phone: 602-906-4953, ext. 6
Fax: 602-297-6890
Email: crk@keytlaw.com

Michelle Watkins – estate planning & secretary for Richard Keyt and Richard C. Keyt

Phone: 480-664-7413
Fax: 602-297-6890
Email: michelle@keytlaw.com

Luana Strugari – limited liability companies

Phone: 480-664-7846
Fax: 602-297-6890
Email: luana@keytlaw.com

Taylor Mathis – marketing director & estate planning

Phone: 480-664-8506
Fax: 602-297-6890
Email: taylor@keytlaw.com

Section 17.2 KEYTLaw’s Business Legal Services

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.

1. Preparing Wills, Trusts & Estate Plans

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son former CPA Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) 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.”

2.  Forming & Administering LLCs, LPs, LLPs, LLLPs & for Profit Corporations

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, MS (accounting) have formed 6,200+ 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 our LLC Formation Questionnaire.  See the contents of our three “LLC Packages.”

3. Forming Nonprofit Corporations & Obtaining Tax Exemptions from the IRS for Charitable Organizations

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son former CPA Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) 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.

4. Filing & Administering Probates

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) 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.

5. Preparing & Reviewing Contracts to Buy & Sell a Business

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) 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 $2,997 (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.

6. Preparing & Reviewing Contracts

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) 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.

7. Preparing & Reviewing Commercial Real Estate Leases

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) 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.

8.  Advising Landlords on Landlord Tenant Law & Evicting Tenants

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.

9Preparing & Reviewing Real Estate Purchase & Sale Contracts

Richard Keyt, JD, LL.M (taxation) and his son Richard C.  Keyt, JD, MS (accounting) prepare 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.”