Secure Your Farm’s Bright Future
Poulton & Noroian is a full-service law firm for Arizona and California farmers and ranchers.
We can help you with business planning and formation, estate planning, real estate acquisition and leasing, and Farm Service Agency (FSA) program compliance. When legal questions arise, as they often do in business, PN Law can provide you with prompt, clear, and concise answers. We are only a phone call away.
PN Law is also a litigation firm. If disputes arise, our firm stands ready to represent your unique interests. We can assist with agribusiness litigation, land use and regulatory compliance, secured lending and water rights issues. We are uniquely qualified to meet every farm and ranching need. We approach each challenge with a farmer’s perspective.
AGRIBUSINESS AREAS OF PRACTICE
Solving Today’s Problems and Planning for the Future
Business Formation & Legacy Planning
Poulton & Noroian provides farmers and ranchers with the options available to best structure their business to maintain assets, provide stability and manage risk. We also provide essential services such as business formation and estate planning to help preserve family farms and ranches for future generations.
Real Estate Acquisition & Leasing
We are well equipped to assist farmers and ranchers in the acquisition, development and disposition of agricultural property. Our firm is also able to assist in 1031 exchanges and reverse changes and negotiating documents for the sale or purchase of agricultural lands as well as leases.
Land Use & Regulatory Compliance
We are able to advise clients about land use and regulatory compliance, which includes areas of state and federal regulations, zoning disputes and easements.
Employment & OSHA Compliance
The agricultural industry has several unique issues in employment law and Poulton & Noroian is well positioned to advise them in these matters. Moreover, in matters of federal and state OSHA law, we can explain and help agribusinesses implement these often-complicated laws into their business plans. Our firm is also able to assist in any OSHA related inspections and consequences of any accidents, violations or enforcement cases.
FSA Commodity Program Compliance
We recognize the complexities of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) crop subsidy program requirements and can advise farmers and ranchers accordingly in making financial and business decisions in this area.
Poulton & Noroian understands the vital role water serves in Southwestern United States agriculture. They can assist farmers and ranchers in the acquisition, protection and transfer of water rights.
If you would like more information about what we can do for your farm, contact us for a free initial consultation.
Preserve your Legacy
Is your farm built for the future?
You dedicated your life to your farm. It is a reflection of you and your values. Business and estate planning strategies and estate management can assist in maximizing and protecting your assets and preserving your values. Depending on the size of your estate proper planning also can minimize probate and estate taxes, open the avenue to charitable giving, and preserve your values and leave behind a legacy you are proud of today. There are four major areas of planning that will need your careful attention.
An effective legacy plan generally includes these estate planning documents specifically drafted with these issues in mind:
An effective legacy plan also generally includes: