Board Certified Specialization: Estate & Trust Law
Professional Liability Insurance: Yes
Admitted to Practice Law: 1976
Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: June 15, 1976
Other Language(s): None
Michael practices in the fields of estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and elder law. He is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in estate and trust law. He has practiced law in Arizona since 1976. Michael graduated from Washington University (St. Louis, MO) Graduate School of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and Washington University School of Law (J.D.). He has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court and is authorized to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for Arizona, U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of Arizona.
He has achieved permanent Arizona Community College Certification as a Professor in Business and Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, Arizona Bar Foundation and State Bar of Arizona Sections on Probate and Elder Law. Michael has served both on the Executive Council of the State Bar Section on Elder Law and the Executive Board of the Arizona Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
He has offices in Paradise Valley at 4720 E. Cholla Street; in Carefree at 42 Easy Street, Suite 3; and in Sun City West at 13912 W. Stardust Blvd.
Areas of Law and Practice
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|Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates||Elder Guardianship, Dependent Adult Abuse, Estate Bankruptcy, Estate Administration, Decedents Estates, Contested Wills, Conservatorship, Contested Trusts and Estates, Ancillary Probate, Advance Directives, Adult Guardianship, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children, Will Drafting, Wealth Preservation, Wealth Planning, Trust Litigation, Trust Law, Trust Planning, Unclaimed Property, Trust and Estate collections, Trust Administration, Successions, Surrogates Court Practice, Guardianship, Guardian Ad Litem, Fiduciary Litigation, financial Planning, Guardianship Administration, Incompetency Proceedings, Inheritance, International Estate Planning, Fiduciary Liability, Fiduciary Law, Family Wealth Transfer, Family Trusts, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Estate Settlements, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Planning for the Disabled, Probate Administration, Powers of Attorney, Personal Planning, Pet Trusts, Probate Litigation, Probate Taxation, Retirement Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Living Trusts, International Trusts and Estates, International Trusts, International Probate, Offshore Trusts, Missing Heir Searches, Mental Disability Law, Living Wills|
- Arizona (Active)
- Washington U
Last Updated: September 26, 2021
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Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
Accept Credit Cards: No
Free Consultations: No
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