Business Law

It is simply impossible to separate the small business owner’s personal and business needs.  In small business, it’s all personal. At Blake & Pulsifer we are committed to supporting Arizona’s small business owners at every stage of the business cycle. Whether it is entity selection, business acquisition, leases, operational contracts, employee issues, growth strategies or exit strategies, we can provide cost effective and practical legal solutions. For instance, we can take the guess work out of entity selection and business formation by taking the time to understand our clients’ long term goals and values. read more…

Estate Planning

Proper estate planning is an invaluable element of personal, financial and business planning. After all, what is the point of building a legacy if you can’t protect it and pass it on to your loved ones? At Blake & Pulsifer we understand how to map your future and protect your hard earned legacy. Through the use of family trusts, irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, living wills, beneficiary deeds, limited liability companies and other structures, we can help you to secure and preserve your assets on your terms. read more…

Probate & Trust Admin

At Blake & Pulsifer we strive to bring a personal and companionate touch to probate and trust administration. Out goal is to provide practical solutions that facilitate financial and familial harmony. The death or disability of a loved one is always traumatic. The issues and decisions are daunting: in home vs. assisted living, nursing care, guardianships and conservatorships, terminal illness, the expense and stress of making final arrangements, and ultimately administering and distributing the estate. read more…

Real Estate

Successfully addressing real estate issues is a key component of any successful business venture.  The need for professional, unbiased representation in real estate transactions is often overlooked by buyers and sellers alike.  All too often the parties rely exclusively on agents and brokers, who understandably have a economic interest in the closing, and overlook important aspects of the larger transaction.  At Blake & Pulsifer we take a holistic approach to our clients’ real estate transactions. read more…

Construction

At Blake & Pulsifer, we handle all aspects of public works and private construction matters. We work closely with our construction clients through every stage of the project, including pre-construction contracting, mid-project change order disputes and delays, and post-construction payment disputes and defective construction claims. Construction disputes over performance or payment can quickly develop into a complex and expensive lawsuit. read more…

Property Tax

The Arizona property tax system is one of the most complicated in the United States. Property taxes can often be the single largest expense a property owner can incur, therefore monitoring and successfully addressing your property tax assessments is essential. At Blake & Pulsifer we are known for our ability to navigate these complexities, and create innovative solutions that can significantly reduce, or even eliminate our clients tax assessments. We take a holistic approach to our clients property tax needs, and our practice is based on relationships, not property value. read more…

Litigation

Blake & Pulsifer’s litigation attorneys regularly represent clients in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, mediations and administrative and regulatory proceedings. We also counsel clients on how to avoid litigation and resolve business disputes without litigation. Litigation can be an extremely expensive means of resolving a dispute. From the outset, we seek to understand what our clients believe a successful resolution of their lawsuit looks like. read more…

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