Our nationally recognized Arizona and California trust and estate planning attorneys can help you identify your planning objectives and create a plan that will meet your unique needs and give you the peace of mind.

Your Guide Through the Estate Planning Process

You will find Frazer Ryan estate planning attorneys to be patient listeners and creative facilitators who will serve as your guide in:

  • Identifying your planning objectives;
  • Explaining your strategic options; and
  • Preparing clear and thoughtfully conceived estate plan documents that are tailored to your unique situation and purposes.

We strive to make the process an enjoyable one, whether the plan is as simple as a will, living will, health care power of attorney and financial power of attorney, or a sophisticated estate tax minimization and asset protection structure.

With a number of our estate planning attorneys having been certified as legal specialists (see list), we have exceptional resources in helping you determine and address your estate planning needs. Should you require legal assistance in probateguardianship or conservatorship proceedings, our attorneys can help in those areas as well. Also, our California-licensed attorneys are experienced in dealing with California probate, real estate and tax matters, including Proposition 13-related property taxation.

Depending on the size and nature of your estate and the objectives you seek, your estate plan may call for one or more of the following:

  • Revocable or irrevocable trust
  • Family limited partnership
  • Charitable remainder trust
  • Charitable lead trust
  • Special needs trust
  • Layered grantor retained annuity or unitrust
  • Intentionally defective grantor trust (IDGT)
  • Private family foundation
  • Structured college savings plans
  • Qualified Personal Resident Trust (QPRT)
  • Other important estate planning tools unique to your needs.

Our estate planning lawyers will help you develop an estate and trust administration plan to express your wishes regarding you and your property They will help assure that those wishes are honored by assisting, as necessary, in the administration and enforcement of your plan.

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