One Reason You Should Consider KTO Law Firm for Your Personal Injury Case

There are many false assumptions about personal injury cases.  Today I’ll just mention one.  Some people believe they can handle their own case and save themselves the substantial money that an attorney will charge.  While this is a fair consideration, let me give you at least one reason and example as to why that is rarely, if ever,…

KTO Attorney Jeremy Goad, Retired Peace Officer

KTO Law is proud to announce the addition of retired Deputy Sheriff, Lieutenant Jeremy Goad to its litigation team in the Peoria, Arizona office.  A native to Arizona, Jeremy graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Industrial Technology. He then pursued his dream of becoming a public servant and was hired as a…

An Estate Planner’s Guide to Specific Testamentary Gifts

My amazing wills, trusts and estates professor from law school, Gerry W. Beyer, recently published an article titled, An Estate Planner’s Guide to Specific Testamentary Gifts, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law ejournal (2021).   At KTO Law Firm, we regularly have clients who are excited to make specific gifts in their estate planning documents for a…

Arizona Government Pensions and Divorce

How will a divorce affect your government pension when you used community funds to purchase prior service that was worked before the marriage? If you work for the government and have a pension, in a divorce proceeding, your future ex-spouse is entitled to a portion of your pension for the length of the marriage. However,…

Why File Bankruptcy?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in March 2020 there were nearly 7.1 million unemployed people in the United States. That number rose to approximately 15% and 23 million people in April. It is expected that this number will greatly increase as the economy struggles to recover. With many people facing financial uncertainty in…

Honoring Our Law Enforcement and Healthcare Workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, KTO Law Firm wants to take the opportunity to honor our law enforcement officers, first responders, and healthcare workers with a practical “thank you.”    For the duration of the month of April, we are offering complimentary basic estate plans for any Arizona law enforcement officer, first responder or Arizona healthcare worker, which includes a will, power of…