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  • 15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    15 Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (08/15/2018) – Jaburg Wilk is pleased to announce that 15 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

    "Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Business & Corporate, Construction, Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Real Estate, News Release

  • Jaburg Wilk Partner Named To 2018 Influential Women List

    Jaburg Wilk Partner Named To 2018 Influential Women List

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (07/20/2018) – Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk  partner, Stephanie Fierro,was recently named one of the top forty most influential women in Arizona for 2018 by Arizona Big Media. The most influential women are business leaders and selected for their professional excellence, innovation and community impact. 

    Stephanie assists her business clients with general … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Estate Planning, News Release

  • Six Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Presenting at Arizona State Bar Convention

    Six Jaburg Wilk Attorneys Presenting at Arizona State Bar Convention

    The Arizona State Bar Convention is held in June of each year. A large portion of the event is providing CLE to attorneys. The following are seminars that Jaburg Wilk attorneys have planned or are presenting at:

    Life Insurance and Retirement Plan Considerations in Today’s Estate Planning Environment

    Assisting estate planners and probate litigators to identify issues and opportunities for clients … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Probate Litigation, Seminars

  • Lauren Garner Leads Estate Planning and Probate Seminar

    Lauren Garner Leads Estate Planning and Probate Seminar

    Lauren Garner, will address some of the particular issues that arise in mediating contested probate and trust matters and how to prepare and advocate for your clients in mediation. We will discuss various "settlement" opportunities available in Maricopa County; statutory and regulatory obligations for ADR, and specific types of cases that may be mediated. We will also cover the timing of mediation, preparing for … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Probate Litigation, Seminars

  • Beth Cohn: Speaker for AZ Crew Luncheon

    Beth Cohn: Speaker for AZ Crew Luncheon

    Beth Cohn will discuss on "How the New Tax Law Impacts Real Estate Deals and Even Your Paycheck!"

    What: Beth Cohn and Sandy Abalos will discuss the new tax law and their impact on real estate transactions including 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges, new partnership audit rules, reduced or elimination of travel and entertainment expenses, new 20% deduction for pass-through entities, estate planning … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Real Estate, Tax, Seminars

  • Guardianships and Conservatorships Can Help Protect Loved Ones

    Guardianships and Conservatorships Can Help Protect Loved Ones

    The decline of a family member’s health can be one of the most difficult emotional challenges that a family will face. If that ailing family member hasn’t adequately planned for such an event, the burden rests on the family to step in and care for them. Without proper legal authority, this can be difficult.   

    Fortunately, the court … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Probate Litigation, Article

  • 2018 Estate Tax Changes

    2018 Estate Tax Changes

    Under the new tax law, estate tax has not been repealed.   However, there is relief for higher net worth individuals, business owners and people with large estates that have little or no liquidity who previously might have sold their assets to pay estate taxes. 

    Effective January 1, 2018, the new estate tax laws increased the lifetime exclusion … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Tax, Article

  • Partnership Audit Rules Have Changed Under New Tax Law

    Partnership Audit Rules Have Changed Under New Tax Law

    Congress enacted the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (“BBA”) under which existing partnership audit rules have been replaced. The new BBA audit rules are broad and complex and effective for partnership tax returns filed for tax years beginning in 2018.  Under the prior audit rules, the tax liability flowed through to each partner.   Under the new … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Tax, Blog

  • 10 Steps to Take Now to Minimize Taxes under the New Tax Law

    10 Steps to Take Now to Minimize Taxes under the New Tax Law

    The overhaul of the Internal Revenue Code was passed by Congress on December 21, 2017 and signed into law by the President.  Many changes become effective January 1, 2018.  Although 2017 is almost over, the following are some actions to consider taking now to potentially save taxes.  

    Before the end of 2017 consider taking the following actions:

    Pay 2017 state and local income taxes in 2017. … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Estate Planning, Tax, Article

  • Estate Planning is Essential

    Estate Planning is Essential

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, I'm Beth Cohn, an attorney here at Jaburg Wilk and I help people plan their estates.

    No matter where you are in your life, estate planning is essential. Estate planning includes wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. If you have just started your family and are at the beginning of your career, a will is critical. In the event of your untimely death, a properly drawn will protects your … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning