Now What? The problem with having an A/B trust

Nothing is worse than having your estate planning attorney advise you one way then change their mind the next. Well, we are doing it again. Before when the estate tax applied to many more people, it was important to create an A/B trust. Essentially this meant that a married couples’… Read More

Is My Estate Taxable When I Die?

This is a pretty common question. I think there is a lot of misconceptions that an inheritance is taxable. For the most part it is not. Arizona doesn’t have an inheritance or death tax. There is a federal estate and gift tax but unless your estate exceeds 11 million dollars… Read More

Estate Planning Misunderstandings #1

Estate Planning Misunderstanding #1 Estate planning is only for the old. (This is the first in a series of estate planning misunderstandings.) The fact is, if you are an adult, you already have an estate plan. We all do. It was drafted on our behalf by the legislatures of the state… Read More