MacLeod Peterson, PLLC

Firm Overview

Scott and Stuart elected to form MacLeod Peterson, PLLC to bring understandable and common sense legal solutions to clients. During their years of experience, Scott and Stuart have adopted and live by the motto "Clients First." By forming MacLeod Peterson, Scott and Stuart have created a firm where relationships count and clients can feel comfortable in trusting in their expertise and advice. Macleod Peterson strives to create an attorney-client relationship wherein we embody the term "Counselor." Our firm will always have an attorney first meet with the client and discuss the possible solutions to their legal problems.

FAMILY LAW
We understand that divorce may be the toughest decision of your life. A troubled marriage and separation is not easy but you deserve your rights. You deserve to be protected. Scott and Stuart insure clients receive assertive representation while also respecting that you and your family's happiness is first and foremost. Child support, spousal maintenance, legal decision making and the division of assets and debts are very scary words for families. Scott and Stuart help to make sense of it all so that you can rest assured that an experienced, knowledgeable team is fighting for you.

TAX SERVICES
Are you bogged down with letter after letter from the IRS? Are your wages and bank accounts being levied? There is hope. The team at MacLeod Peterson has successfully negotiated and resolved hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of tax debt for individuals. We can help you. We assist individuals and small businesses with setting up Levy Release, an Installment Agreement, submitting an Offer in Compromise, an Innocent Spouse Relief claim or an Abatement action. Also, our office can assist in Tax Preparation, Audit Representation, and represent you regarding other requests by the IRS or Arizona Department of Revenue. Contact our office to see how you can stop the harassment a get on the right path with your taxes.

BANKRUPTCY & DEBT
Are you currently living paycheck to paycheck, watching your debt grow daily? Has a challenging separation left you with a mounting pile of bills and no way to pay them? Are your wages being garnished? Are you facing a foreclosure or repossession? If yes, then bankruptcy may be the right option for you. At MacLeod Peterson, we have utilized Chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcies to help thousands of people faced with similar situations obtain a fresh start and an unburdened life. Contact us now for your free consultation to see the best option for you.

LAWSUITS AND DISPUTES
Whether you are the victim of someone else's poor choices or you are accused of something you did not do, Scott and Stuart have years of training and experience in the pursuit of making plaintiffs and defendants once again whole. Being sued or making the choice to fight for your rights is often not easy. The steps to resolution commonly seem very steep but with Scott and Stuart's one-step at a time, common sense approach to disputes and litigation, the path to success will seem clearer. Our Arizona legal system is full of procedures and rules but those apparent hurdles can easily be overcome with Scott and Stuart's assertive yet client-oriented, goal achieving approach. "You are always first."

CRIMINAL LAW
More than ever, people are facing overly aggressive law enforcement and prosecutors who are not working to insure your rights. Being accused of something you did not do, or facing a future with a possible criminal conviction may seem overwhelming. But it does not have to be. For years, Scott and Stuart have worked in our criminal justice system. From the streets to our courtrooms, Scott and Stuart have seen the devastating results a conviction can have on a defendant and his or her family. In our pursuit of helping people, we have successfully advocated the complete dismissal of misdemeanor and felony charges in many Arizona courts and recognize that your rights should never be overlooked.
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Main Office
Main Office
4809 East Thistle Drive Suite 100
Phoenix  AZ  85044
Phone
  • (480) 358-8608
Fax
  • (866) 496-5925
Websites

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Scott and Stuart decided to form MacLeod Peterson, PLLC to bring understandable and common sense legal solutions to clients. During their years of experience, Scott and Stuart have adopted and live by the motto "Clients First." By forming MacLeod Peterson, Scott and Stuart have created a firm where relationships count and clients can feel comfortable in trusting in their expertise and advice. Macleod Peterson strives to create an attorney-client relationship wherein we embody the term "Counselor." Our firm will always have an attorney first meet with the client and discuss the possible solutions to their legal problems.

Stuart Peterson

Stuart's area of practice, among other areas, focuses on consumer bankruptcy and tax resolution. Stuart has assisted thousands of clients in becoming debt free and tirelessly worked to resolve difficult matters with the IRS for Arizona residents facing worrisome tax obligations. He believes that every legal issue has a solution and works to that end for his clients. Stuart, when not practicing law, enjoys following the NFL and spending time with his wife and two sons.
License
  • Bar Number: 029841
    Arizona , 2012
Education
  • Arizona State University
    JD , 2012
  • Brigham Young University
    B.S. , 2008

Scott MacLeod

For over 15 years, Scott A. MacLeod has advocated for the people of Arizona. His experience as a former probation officer and death penalty sentencing expert has equipped Scott with the critical skills necessary to insure clients are receiving the very best representation. Scott assists clients in a broad range of legal disputes and is known for zealously protecting his clients' rights. While not practicing law, Scott enjoys teaching undergrad and masters degree courses to adult learners and spending time with his family.
License
  • Bar Number: 028130
    Arizona
Education
  • Phoenix School of Law
    JD , 2008
  • Northern Arizona University
    Masters of Education , 2001
  • Arizona State University
    B.A. , 1997

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