What Should I NOT Put in My Will?

Estate Lawyer Phoenix, AZ Creating a will can seem like a daunting experience. What exactly is a will and what types of things should be included in the document? Are there certain things that should not or cannot be included in your will? Are there certain types of property that should not be included in the will? Property that you …

What is a muniment of title?

Probate Lawyer Generally, a Will is probated using an application to probate Will. However, when there are no debts of the estate, or if all of the debts of the estate are paid by way of a family settlement agreement, then a Will can be probated as a muniment of title. A muniment of title is a document used to …

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Making an Estate Plan

There are many factors to consider when drafting an estate plan, including the federal and state laws that oversee these financial tools. Although there are complexities involved, the first step to develop a solid estate plan is easy: finding a skilled estate planning attorney to navigate you through the process. At Kamper Estrada, our estate planning attorneys have been assisting …

How to Avoid Slipping and Falling on Ice

The winter months are known for frigid temperatures, cloudy skies and icy sidewalks. While property owners are responsible for salting their sidewalks, some of them may neglect to do this all the time. Slipping and falling on ice can result in head injuries, broken bones and other serious injuries. Individuals who slipped and fell on ice because of someone else’s …

What to Consider When Choosing a Guardian for Your Children

  One of the most important aspects of planning an estate is choosing a guardian for your minor children in case you die suddenly. You want to ensure someone responsible and loving looks after your kids. The estate planning lawyers at Kamper Estrada, LLP share some of the things you should think about when choosing a guardian for your children:   …

Is it Legal to be Denied a Job Because You’ve Gone Through Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is usually seen as a fresh start and in a lot of ways, it can be. However, bankruptcy does not mean that whatever happened in your past is erased completely and put behind you. Fortunately, if you are wondering if bankruptcy can stop you from getting a job, the answer is no. Employers are, by law, not allowed to …

How Many Kinds of Bankruptcies Are There?

It is unknown to most of the population that there are actually five unique types of bankruptcy under the United States Federal Law. There are some specific to businesses, individuals, and many other entities. Individuals usually file for individual reorganization bankruptcy (also known as chapter 13 bankruptcy) or liquidation bankruptcy (also known as chapter 7 bankruptcy). However, there are several …

How do I close a living trust?

If you are the trustee of a living trust for someone who passed away, there is a process for closing it once you have fulfilled your responsibilities. Living trust lawyers Phoenix, AZ residents trust can advise you on the steps necessary throughout the process, or at the conclusion. They likely have assisted many clients who were unfamiliar with the tasks …

Contesting Child Custody

Child custody, can easily be the number one contested issue in Family Law courts. The frequent cause of disagreements in family law courts are parental rights and access and possession of the child. Custody while a popular legal term in many states is not a legal term in Texas. Generally, custody refers to the rights and duties of the parent …