Category Archives: Estate Litigation

Trustees—What you should know.

 © 2014 Written by Scottsdale Estate Litigation Attorney Julio Zapata Estate planning or asset protection often involves the creation of a trust.  Whether you plan to create a trust, are a trustee or are a trust beneficiary, you should familiarize … Continue reading

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Impact of an AB Trust in Estate Litigation

There are many objectives in preparing an estate plan:  reduce taxes, avoid probate, protect minor children or other incapacitated beneficiaries, creditor protection, etc.  These objectives are based on the guiding principles of putting a person’s wishes in written enforceable format. … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Now or Estate Litigation in the Future?

It seems a simple task to put your wishes in writing if you should pass away or become incapable of making your own decisions.  If that were the case, then people wouldn’t be spending tens-of-thousands of dollars on probate lawyers … Continue reading

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