Guiding Arizona families through estate, probate, and elder law

Give you and your family peace of mind, avoid conflicts, and protect your assets.

Estate Planning

Proper estate planning provides peace of mind that your family will be taken care of, your assets will go where you want, and conflicts will be minimized when you pass away.

Get answers to questions like these

  • How do I ensure my assets are distributed the way I want when I pass away?
  • What estate planning documents do I need – will, trust, power of attorney, etc?
  • How much does estate planning cost?
  • How can I minimize estate taxes for my heirs?
  • How often should I update my will and estate plan documents?
  • What’s the best way to avoid fights between my beneficiaries?
  • What legal rights will my spouse have over my estate?
  • … and more!

Probates

I will manage court timelines, requirements, taxes, notices and the sale of properties; this will prevent delays or legal contests over improper estate handling.

Get answers to questions like these

  • How long does probate take to settle an estate?
  • What are the costs and fees associated with probate?
  • What happens if someone contests or disputes the will during probate?
  • When does an estate have to go through probate versus avoiding it with a trust?
  • Can any complicated assets like properties or investments go through probate?
  • Do all beneficiaries named in a will get notified during probate?
  • Can family members administer probate without an attorney?
  • … and more!

Elder Law

We handle the legal needs of aging adults, covering issues like long-term care planning, disability rights, estate planning, and mediating family conflicts; it requires specialized knowledge to help the elderly fully protect their rights

Get answers to questions like these

  • How can I help my elderly parents qualify for Medicaid for long-term care?

  • What legal documents do my aging parents need for healthcare and finances?

  • How can elderly abuse and exploitation be prevented legally?

  • How do Medicare and Social Security benefits work for seniors?

  • What are my parents’ rights when choosing care facilities and treatments?

  • How can I resolve conflicts with siblings who disagree on care decisions?

  • What long-term care and end-of-life options exist for the elderly?

  • … and more!

About Kerri Jamison

My thorough knowledge of finance, real estate, the law and my combined licenses in these areas make me a great resource for anyone needing help in the estate planning, trusts, wills, powers of attorney, living wills, and probate. My clients always comment on how easy I am to communicate with and how quickly I respond to their requests. So, if you are in need of help in any of these areas, please contact me below. I’m looking forward to meeting you!

Focus is on building relationships

I focus on building relationships so you know you can trust me to help and support your family for years to come.

Network of Valuable Resources

I have a long list of reliable resources and out of state attorneys I can connect with to help me when necessary.

AZ Legal Resources

Arizona Title 14 for Trusts and Estates

Title 14 of the Arizona Revised Statutes lists the statutes dealing with Trusts, Wills, and Probates.

Internal Revenue Service

The IRS website can be used to verify tax laws, estate plans, and Tax ID numbers can be opened for Trusts.

Maricopa County Assessor’s Office

This site allows you to verify the current assessed tax value on property using the address or parcel ID number.

Maricopa County Recorder

Locate current owners or deeds to property and determine legal description using parcel ID or address.

Maricopa Probate Court Website

Determine the status of a probate case using the decedent’s information or probate case number.

How can I help?

Please fill out this form and someone will get back to you asap! Otherwise call 480.220.9510 and let us know how you found us!

“Kerri took care of my whole family when we were struggling with how to take care of our aging parents. I wouldn’t trust anyone else with our needs”

George Anderson
Kerri S. Jamison
Estate and Family Attorney at Law

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