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Estate Planning After Divorce

Posted on : July 12, 2017
Estate Planning After Divorce
Estate Planning After Divorce This article discusses estate planning after a divorce, why you need to re-think your estate plan once the divorce is finalized and some of the pitfalls if you don’t take action. In many states, including where I practice law, once you are divorced, your estate plan treats your former spouse as […]

When To Review and Revise Your Will: 5 Life-Changing Events

Posted on : June 29, 2017
When To Review and Revise Your Will 5 Life Changing Events
When To Review and Revise Your Will Estate planning is a necessity for everyone. Regardless of your age, marital status, or financial standings, you should have all the legal paperwork in place to handle your estate in the event of your death. Having this legal paperwork prepared ensures that your wishes are followed and that […]

Extra-Judicial Adoption Issue in an Arizona Probate

Posted on : October 11, 2016
Extra Judicial Adoption Issue in an Arizona Probate
Extra-Judicial Adoption Issue in an Arizona Probate Only those having an interest in a Last Will and Testament can contest it in Arizona. This includes the legitimate children of the deceased since they are natural heirs. Another statute made all natural children legitimate children with inheritance rights, including kids born out of wedlock. This applies to […]

Can Property Held in a Trust be Transferred by a Beneficiary Deed in Arizona

Posted on : October 10, 2016
Arizona Trust v Beneficiary Deed

Returned Certified Mail Insufficient to Provide Notice in a Probate Case

Posted on : September 12, 2016
Returned Certified Mail Insufficient to Provide Notice in a Probate Case
Returned Certified Mail Insufficient to Provide Notice in a Probate Case Under Arizona law, a party making a claim against a probate estate is entitled to notice if it is denied. Is certified mail sufficient notice when the letter comes back unclaimed? In the case of Garbareno v. Whatley (In re Estate of Richard R. […]