Peter H Westby


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Platt and Westby, P.C.
6912 E JOAN DE ARC AVE, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85254-4018


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Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1973

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: September 29, 1973

Other Language(s): None


Born in Minnesota, Attorney Peter Westby has resided in Arizona since 1962 and in Phoenix since 1974. Mr. Westby graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1973 and entered the practice of law as a prosecuting attorney, first with the City of Tucson and then with the Pima County Attorney's office as a Criminal Trial Deputy. He joined partner Harvey Platt in the private practice of law in Phoenix in 1974 and together they formed Platt & Westby, P.C. Mr. Westby practices in the areas of real estate law, civil litigation, family law, estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, and business formation/litigation.  Mr. Westby and his firm have earned a Martindale-Hubble AV rating, the highest rating awarded for ethics and professional competence.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Limited Liability Company Law, Business Organization, Family Business Law, Family Business Successions, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Buy-Sell Agreements, Business Start-Ups, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Small Business Law, Private Business Law, Sole Proprietorships
Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Chapter 7, Bankruptcy Chapter 13, Debtor Bankruptcy, Creditor Bankruptcy, Personal Bankruptcy
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Formation, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Organization, Incorporation, Family Partnerships, Family Corporations, Corporate Real Estate, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations, Professional Corporations, Partnership Formation, Partnership Dissolution
Commercial Law Secured Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Sale of Goods, Commercial Transactions, Commercial Litigation
Contracts Contract Drafting, Commercial Contracts, Contract Litigation
Family Law Annulment, Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Cohabitation Agreements, Community Property Law, Collaborative Family Law, Divorce, Fathers Rights, Gay and Lesbian Family Law, Grandparents Custody, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Domestic Partnerships, Equitable Distribution, Domestic Relations, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Legal Separation, Visitation Rights, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Marriage, Spousal Support, Third Party Custody, Uncontested Divorce, Termination of Parental Rights, Matrimonial Law, Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law, Non-Traditional Family Law, No Fault Divorce, Post-Divorce Modification, Paternity, Parenting Time, Parental Rights, Premarital Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements
Litigation Complex Litigation, Defense Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Breach of Warranty, Trial Practice
Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates Adult Guardianship, Ancillary Probate, Advance Directives, Decedents Estates, Contested Wills, Contested Trusts and Estates, Conservatorship, Estate Administration, Estate Bankruptcy, Elder Guardianship, Dependent Adult Abuse, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children, Estate Planning, Estate Litigation, Will Drafting, Trust Administration, Trust and Estate collections, Trust Litigation, Trust Law, Trust Planning, Probate Litigation, Pet Trusts, Probate Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Trusts, Living Wills, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Family Trusts, Family Wealth Transfer, Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Liability, Inheritance, Guardianship Administration, Incompetency Proceedings, Guardianship, Fiduciary Litigation
Real Estate/Real Property Condo Association Liens, Condo Association Duties, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Landlord & Tenant law, Commercial Real Estate Contracts, Evictions, Eviction, Condo Association Rights, Condo Association Litigation, Unlawful Detainer, Property Rights, Personal Property Leasing, Personal Property, Office leasing, Landlord and Tenant Law, Land Use, HOA Rights, HOA Liens, HOA Litigation, HOA Law, HOA Duties


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  • U of Arizona

  • Last Updated: May 18, 2021
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  • Scottsdale, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: Yes
  • Free Consultations: Yes

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