John Even possesses in-depth knowledge about all aspects of trusts and estate issues, including:
I can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. I thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing a guardianship for your children, supporting personal charitable causes, and protecting your loved ones. I can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if they would be beneficial to your estate.
Over the course of my career, I have helped hundreds of families in drafting their wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents. I assist individuals and families in choosing among various estate planning strategies, including:
By doing this, I work closely with clients to develop and implement practical methods of saving income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes that are consistent with my clients’ overall business strategies and estate planning objectives.
I advise and represent clients in connection with establishing and administering trusts, counseling trustee clients about their duties in the administration of trust assets, and representing clients in disputes arising out of the administration of such trusts. I have represented fiduciaries and beneficiaries alike in all aspects of trust administration, including filing court actions when required by the circumstances. I assist clients with the administration of a wide variety of trusts, including:
I have the extensive experience in all duties expected of a trust administrator, including:
A trustee can be personally liable for mistakes or omissions that result in losses for the trust. I offer sound advice to trustees to ensure accurate and complete compliance with all aspects of trust administration. If you have been named a trustee, I strongly recommend that you retain professional assistance from a trustworthy source.
I apply my extensive knowledge about Arizona probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. I assist executors in all steps of the process, including:
When disputes occur between beneficiaries, I successfully represent your interests. I have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. A skillful mediator and litigator, I can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or aggressively pursue your rights in court when necessary.