Your Guide to Essential Estate Planning Documents
If you’re like most people, there is a laundry list of things you’d rather do than think about your estate plan. While it can be a challenging area to discuss, your estate plan is essential to ensure you and your family are protected and cared for, and that your assets are distributed as you wish at your death. While estate planning is not one-size-fits-all, it will be helpful to familiarize yourself … Read More
Preparing Health Care Documents is Just the First Step
Taking the time to complete your health care power of attorney and living will is a great step toward ensuring that your health care wishes will be followed if you are unable to make decisions for yourself. A health care power of attorney names an agent to make health care decisions if you are unable to do so yourself. A living will which is also called an advance directive, specifies which life sustaining … Read More
Will Your Health Care Wishes Be Followed?
If you’re like many people, you have not put much thought into who will make your health care decisions if you are unable or what kinds of decisions might need to be made. However, you may find yourself thinking about health care issues more and more. If you or a loved one enters a hospital, one of the first questions you will be asked is if you have a Health Care Power of Attorney or a Living Will. A Living … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Partners Named as 2020 Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona
PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 6, 2020), Lauren Garner and Neal Bookspan, partners at the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk, were again listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona 2020 by AZ Big Media.
Lauren Garner was named a top lawyer in probate and trust litigation as well as mediation. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, an Adjunct Professor at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Partners Meyer and Paine Appointed to Leadership Positions
PHOENIX, Ariz. (02/3/2020) Two Jaburg Wilk partners were recently named to local leadership positions.
Nate Meyer, an insurance coverage and bad faith litigation attorney, chair of the insurance law department, and shareholder at Jaburg Wilk, was recently selected as Vice-President of the Arizona Chapter of CLM – Claims Litigation and Management Alliance. He is also a member of CLM’s Extra- … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Partner to Speak at Maricopa County Bar Association: Estate Planning Fundamentals Series
Lisa Paine and Hillary Gagnon Co-Presenters – Estate Planning Fundamentals II: Basic Estate Planning. This session includes an overview of estate planning documents, Arizona law, client communications and interactions, community property, funding and basic tax considerations.
What: Maricopa County Bar Association Estate Planning Fundamentals Series
Where: 3030 North 3rd Street, 8th Floor, Phoenix, … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Names Three New Partners
PHOENIX, Ariz. (01/10/2020) – Jaburg Wilk named three attorneys – Nichole Wilk, Natalya Ter-Grigoryan and Michelle Ronan - as partners of the firm effective January 1, 2020.
Nichole Wilk is business transactional law, probate, and commercial litigation attorney. She graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane and has been a practicing attorney since 2009. Nichole has been named a … Read More
The Impossible Choice
Selecting a Guardian for Your Children
You put so much thought into caring for your children - finding the best doctors, the healthiest foods, and the schools that best suit their personalities. But if you are like many parents with young children, you have not thought about what would happen if you were unable to care for your children. Who would step in and make sure your children are cared for, loved, and … Read More
Do I Need an Estate Plan?
When You Hear the Term “Estate Planning”, Do You Think:
“I don’t need an estate plan because I don’t have very much,”
“My wishes are simple, I can just jot down what I need,”
“I know someone who said they used a Will template off the Internet and said it was great,”
“Why should I care about estate planning since I’m going to be dead … Read More
5 Things Every New Parent Needs to Know About Wills
As a new parent, you naturally want to ensure your new baby’s future in every way. For many new parents, infancy is a time for celebrating new life, and making a will is the last thing on their minds. For others, the process of bringing new life into the world sparks intense feelings of wanting control and needing organization. Regardless of where you fall on that spectrum, you might be struggling to figure … Read More