Ilene L McCauley

Ilene L McCauley

Legal expertise with a human touch.
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Business Law ...
  • Arizona
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Ben E. Connor
Reviewed by Ben E. Connor July 2, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Ilene is truly the lawyer's lawyer. I know that many attorney's, including myself, consider Ilene the go to lawyer when they need assistance with a difficult legal matter.
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Summary

Ilene L. McCauley has been a member of the State Bar of Arizona since 1982. She has been certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Taxation since 1983. She was named “Top Estate Planning Attorney” in the Valley 2011 through 2019 and has a “superb” rating from AVVO since 2015.

Ms. McCauley is a member of Wealth Counsel. She was selected by the Tax Advisory Commission to serve an appointment on the Tax Advisory Commission of the State Bar of Arizona. She was formerly appointed to the position of Adjunct Professor at the Estate and Wealth Strategies Institute at Michigan State University and has taught advanced tax, business, and estate planning courses via the internet.

Ms. McCauley earned her BA from Binghamton University; her JD from Hofstra University School of Law; her LLM (Masters of Law in Taxation) from DePaul University School of Law and her second post-doctoral degree in Advanced Tax and Estate Planning from the Esperti-Peterson Institute.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Law
  • Tax Law
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Ilene L. McCauley Ltd.
Current
Education
Hofstra University
J.D.
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DePaul University
LL.M. | Masters of Law in Taxation
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Awards
Top Lawyers 2020
North Valley Magazine
Best Probate Attorneys in Scottsdale
Expertise
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona
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Wealth Counsel
Member
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Certifications
Certified Specialist in Tax Law
Arizona Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Ilene L. McCauley, Ltd.
Legal Answers
10 Questions Answered

Q. Somehow my dad's ex girl friend was a beneficiary on his bank account and took 117000 out can I contest the beneficiary
A: I am so sorry for your loss. I also believe it would be helpful to check with a litigation attorney, this type of situation is very difficult to litigate.
Q. Father in law recently passed. Widow not abiding his wishes to give his kids belongings, items prior to marriage. Hers?
A: I am so sorry for your loss. You will have to hire an attorney to represent your interests. You have rights, but they may only be enforceable by court order.
Q. My brother and I are the only 2 hiers for my mother which I am executor my mother was willed a house but did't transfer
A: I am so sorry for your loss. I am not certain I understand your question. I am not certain if the property is currently in your mother's name, or in the name of someone else. Can you explain the situation to me of how this house is titled today? Then I may be able to answer your question. Thanks so much.
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Contact & Map
Ilene L. McCauley Ltd.
9777 N. 91st St
C-103
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Telephone: (480) 296-2036
Fax: (480) 284-8401
Monday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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