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1 Feb 2021

By Robert Hobkirk

In Estate Planning

Myths About Estate Planning In Arizona

In my experience, many people are uncomfortable speaking about their end-of-life decisions, including their estate planning. This is understandable, as we all want to believe that we have plenty of time to make these plans. It’s also an uneasy topic...

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21 Jan 2021

By Kyle Brown

In Personal Injury

Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable In Arizona?

As a trusted personal injury law firm, Brown & Hobkirk, PLLC understands that you may have many questions regarding your personal injury accident settlement, including whether or not you have to pay any taxes on your settlement. While the short...

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14 Jan 2021

By Ashu Hayat

In Personal Injury

Why You Shouldn’t Settle With Insurance Companies

If you have suffered a serious personal injury, an initial offer from the insurance company in the thousands may look amazing, but you should always look closely at what they are really offering. It’s most likely a lowball offer that...

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7 Jan 2021

By Robert Hobkirk

In Estate Planning

How To Fund Your Trust In Arizona

A trust is a legal document that allows a third party, known as a trustee, to manage your remaining assets after you die and distribute those assets to your beneficiaries. A trust can go into effect while the trustor is...

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30 Dec 2020

By Kyle Brown

In Personal Injury

How Are Personal Injury Lawyers Paid In Arizona?

Personal Injuries In Arizona A personal injury is any injury to your physical or emotional well-being that results from the negligence or misconduct of another party. A personal injury may be caused by negligence or through accidental acts of wrongdoing....

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17 Dec 2020

By Ashu Hayat

In Personal Injury

Coping with Emotional Trauma After a Car Accident

Suffering through a car accident can cause not only bodily injuries, but victims may also suffer from long term emotional trauma. This emotional trauma can cause debilitating medical conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression or anxiety. While physical...

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10 Dec 2020

By Robert Hobkirk

In Estate Planning

Can I Make My Will Myself?

What is a will? A will is a legal document that expresses a person’s wishes as to how their property should be distributed after their death and names a personal representative that should manage the distribution of that property. A...

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3 Dec 2020

By Ashu Hayat

In Family Law

Do I Need To Disclose My Financial Information In A Divorce Mediation?

Yes, the more prepared you are to provide the necessary information on your financial status, the smoother your mediation will go. It is important to have full financial disclosure, so that there is a fair distribution of the marital assets....

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25 Nov 2020

By Robert Hobkirk

In Estate Planning

Why Do I Need An Estate Plan?

If you have any assets, regardless of age, income or net worth, you should work with a knowledgeable estate planning attorney and make plans for your estate. Why? Because failing to plan for your estate can leave a large mess...

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17 Nov 2020

By Brown & Hobkirk, PLLC

In Estate Planning

Probate Guidelines For Transfer of Assets

If a person dies without a will or trust (intestate), probate proceedings will determine the transfer of assets to their heirs. The most common guidelines that the probate court will follow when distributing the assets are: The spouse receives all...

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