Last week David Robinson wrote an article, 5 Questions to Ask Your Estate Planner After the New Tax Law, Forbes, January 9, 2018. All but one question (#3) apply to Arizona Trust and Estate planning. If you are unsure whether and how the new Federal tax law impacts your estate, read this brief article.
Today begins the first day of the 2nd session of the 53rd legislature for Arizona lawmakers. Two Family Law Bills that could impact you: 1. HB2006–eliminates any parent/guardian and judicial exception for marriage to anyone under 18yrs of age. If the Bill passes, there will be no more marriage for anyone under 18yrs of…Details
If you find yourself in serious financial trouble at the start of 2018, perhaps you should consider debt negotiation or bankruptcy. The Bankruptcy Code provides primarily two ways to resolve the debts of an individual. These processes are referred to by the Chapter headings in the Bankruptcy Code: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Chapter…Details
Over 40 years of law practice, I have come to the conclusion that the legal system does not do a good job of resolving disputes between family members, especially those between husbands and wives. Over the last few years a new process called Collaborative Law has become increasingly popular as a way to resolve marital…Details
Wills. Trusts. Powers of Attorney. Are these items that you have considered putting together, but haven’t gotten around to yet? All too often, people wait until a crisis strikes to hurriedly construct these documents. Why not act in advance and allow yourself time to take care of other things, should crisis ever strike? At Keist…Details
It was recently revealed that Equifax had a massive security breach that exposed the private information (name, social security number, date of birth) of millions of Americans. Who is Equifax? One of the three largest companies that control your credit score. If you’ve applied for a loan, gotten a mortgage, opened a credit card, obtained…Details
There are thousands of attorneys in Arizona and hundreds of thousands around the U.S. Bloggers exist in similar abundance. Why should you read our blog? Why should you care about our legal perspective? The first and greatest reason is our most notable distinction. We are a Christ-centered law firm. We seek above all else to…Details