Estate Planning, Probate, Small Business, & Asset Protection

Legally Speaking: Business Entities

Legally Speaking: Business Entities

Are you a small business owner in Arizona? Do you need to protect your business assets and your personal assets? Are you worried about being sued as a business owner, putting your business assets or personal assets at risk? As a business owner, there are several types of entities you can form to suit your… Continue Reading

Legally Speaking:  New Tax Laws

Legally Speaking: New Tax Laws

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed recently is perhaps the most significant change in tax law in 30 years.  There are several significant changes that may affect your Estate & Financial Planning: Estate Taxes  Starting January 1, 2018, the Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer (GST) tax exemptions double from $5 million to $10 million. … Continue Reading

Wills VS. Trusts, The Basics

Wills VS. Trusts, The Basics

Last Will & Testament A written document that is signed and witnessed. It is effective only upon death and can be changed until then. A Will: Distributes assets owned by you, except for asset that transfer via beneficiary designations (life insurance, IRAs, 401k, annuities) If your beneficiary designations are incomplete, then your Will should take… Continue Reading

How Tax Reform Will Impact You And Your Estate Planning

How Tax Reform Will Impact You And Your Estate Planning

In December 2017, Congress passed, and President Trump signed a sweeping tax reform bill commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This Act contains significant changes that will impact your estate planning and income tax situation going forward. Estate Tax Changes Starting January 1, 2018, the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax… Continue Reading

Common Myths about Estate Planning

Common Myths about Estate Planning

Estate Planning is a very complicated area of the law where myths abound and they can be harmful to you and your loved ones. Below is a list of common myths about Estate Planning: If I have a good Will, Probate will not be required, and my assets can be transferred immediately to the beneficiaries… Continue Reading

Design Your Life! FREE VA Benefits Workshop – Nov 15

Design Your Life! FREE VA Benefits Workshop – Nov 15

Do you really know everything you are entitled to? Join us to get a general overview of VA benefits, covering compensation, pension, and funeral/burial benefits. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15 / 11 AM LOCATION:  13738 W. Camino del Sol, Sun City West RSVP BY NOV 14th: (623) 584-6299 Continue Reading

What To Do With A Confusing, Old Trust?

What To Do With A Confusing, Old Trust?

Estate plans evolve. Or at least they should. Any plan that fails to achieve your goals and doesn’t match your current financial and family circumstances is out of date and is in need of an overhaul. How do you know if you have an Outdated Estate Plan? If you signed a will or trust in… Continue Reading

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DOWNLOAD: Annual Legal Audit Checklist

As a business owner, you’ve got your hands full just taking care of day-to-day operations. Essential tasks like the maintenance of your business entity can slip through the cracks. While these tasks may not be on the top of your to-do list, keeping your business entity up-to-date is absolutely essential to your continued success.

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