Tucson Elder Law Attorney

We are committed to helping seniors, individuals with disabilities, and their families and supporters make informed choices guiding them through some of life’s most important decisions. That may mean estate planning, special needs planning, guardianship, conservatorship, long-term care planning or probate. As Tucson Elder Law Attorney (s). That’s what we know.

Private Fiduciary Services

In select cases (and usually when there is no other good alternative) we act as trustee, personal representative or agent. We handle financial and life decisions, prepare tax returns and keep interested parties in the loop.

Our Attorneys

Robert B. Fleming
Thomas A. Curti
Amy Farrell Matheson
Elizabeth Rollings Friman

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  • Curti regularly conducts useful CLE programs for lawyers in area related to trust administration and estate planning and is highly regarded.

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  • Fleming is an outstanding lawyer in the fields of trusts and estates, estate planning and elder law, and most lawyers in this community refer matters to him or call upon his expertise on a regular basis.

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  • Wonderful people who helped us through a very trying time.

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Tucson Elder Law Attorney Newsletter

  • Electronic will

    Arizona Adopts Electronic Will Law Effective Next Year

    Perhaps you are waiting to sign your will. You might be thinking that you should be able to sign an electronic will. Maybe you want to hold off until then. Well, you will only have another year to wait. What is an electronic will? So what is the big deal, anyway? Can’t you sign your…

  • Abandonment

    Father Disinherited From Son’s Estate For Abandonment

    A child — particularly a minor child — can inherit a share of an absent parent’s estate even after abandonment by the parent. But what about the less common circumstance of a child dying young. Will abandonment by a parent prevent the parent from inheriting from the child’s estate? Brandon’s story In 1989 a child…

  • Social Security rules

    New Social Security Rules Ease Trust Eligibility Process

    How can you meet Social Security rules on asset and income eligibility? If you have resources, you might be able to transfer them to a special needs trust. The idea has been around for quite a while. Still, a lot of questions have lingered over details of the eligibility rules. A recent release of new…

  • Notary as witness

    Notary as Witness: Addressing Problems With a Will

    In Arizona (as in most states) a will must be witnessed to be valid. Having your will notarized does not satisfy the requirement. Unless, that is, the courts approve the notary as witness. Actually, we started with a little misdirection. Not every will has to have two witnesses. Let’s explain. But first let us remind…

  • Planning for your minor children

    Estate Planning Involving Your Minor Children

    If you have minor children, your estate plan will obviously revolve around their care and upbringing. You need to make sure you have the right people involved, and the right tools in place. Guardianship and custody Here’s your first planning question: who will take care of your child (or children) if you die before they…