T.J. Ryan Attorney at Law My practice focuses on two main areas: Estate Planning and... more
T.J. Ryan Attorney at Law My practice focuses on two main areas: Estate Planning and Administration : I represent individuals, couples and families in the creation of a range of estate planning documents, including wills, trusts (both revocable and irrevocable), health care and financial powers of attorney, and living wills. My goal is to ensure that your wishes are carried out upon your d... view profile
Lauren is a partner who has been practicing law for over 30 years, first in Miami,... more
Lauren is a partner who has been practicing law for over 30 years, first in Miami, Florida and then in Phoenix, Arizona. Her practice emphasizes probate and trust litigation and mediation. She also handles guardianships and conservatorships. Lauren is a strong advocate for her clients both in and out of court. She also appreciates the emotional aspects of this area of practice and has successfu... view profile
Ms. Perkins is the Managing Partner of Owens and Perkins, P.C. in Scottsdale. Ms.... more
Ms. Perkins is the Managing Partner of Owens and Perkins, P.C. in Scottsdale. Ms. Perkins was admitted to the practice of law in Arizona in 1994 and was a sole practitioner in Scottsdale for two years. She then co-founded Owens and Perkins, P.C. with her grandfather, C.D. Owens. Some of her most notable achievements include: 2015 Nation's Top One Percent by National Association of Distin... view profile
Robert Sewell is a litigation attorney in Tempe, Arizona, practicing in the... more
Robert Sewell is a litigation attorney in Tempe, Arizona, practicing in the following areas:• Commercial litigation• Probate and trust litigation• CollectionsMr. Sewell’s litigation experience involves cases in federal, state and administrative settings. He has also resolved disputes through mediation, arbitration, as well as bench and jury trials. Clients choose Mr. Sewell because of his reput... view profile
I have a growing trusts and estates practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. I prepare wills,... more
I have a growing trusts and estates practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. I prepare wills, trusts and powers of attorney, review and revise estate plans and provide advice regarding federal estate and gift tax laws. I also advise Personal Representatives and Trustees with regard to estate and trust administration.
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.