CREDITOR CLAIMS AGAINST A DECEDENT

One of the most common questions asked regarding an estate is “Am I liable for the decedent’s debts?” The short answer is No. Normally, a person is not responsible for a deceased individual’s debts. Below is an overview of how debts of a decedent are to be paid under...

So You Want to Start a Business?

Part I. Introduction I have been a business attorney for more than 40 years representing many small companies. The businesses ranged from brick and mortar companies, service companies, marketing companies, real estate companies to cyber and internet companies. I am...

Small Estates: Part I

In some cases, small estates can be more complex than an average probate. This is especially true when dealing with an insolvent estate. The insolvency can often overwhelm the surviving spouse. Fortunately, the Arizona probate code provides several solutions. In this...