Deed Fraud: Stealing a Property With the Stroke Of A Pen

Note: This article is a guest post from Jesi L. Wolnik, Esq. Recently, I received an email from a real estate agent asking for assistance with a matter where deed fraud or house stealing was suspected. Here is an excerpt of the email: I’ve been asked to list a lot in Maricopa County for $600,000.…


National Healthcare Decisions Day 2021

National Health Care Decisions Day

Each year on National Healthcare Decisions Day, I write about how having a Living Will and a Healthcare Power of Attorney at minimum is extremely important. And this was before Coronavirus changed our lives and continues to do so. Sadly people are still coming face-to-face with what happens if they or a loved one gets…


What Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Taught Us About Estate Planning

Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant lessons on estate planning

This week marked the one year anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s tragic death in a helicopter accident that also killed eight others, including his daughter Gianna. While the exact reason for the crash has yet to be officially announced (it’s scheduled February 9, 2021) the lawsuits have already started. Part of the litigation is a case…


Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald Revised Will Due to COVID

NFL Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald revised his will due to COVID

Here is a sentence that will stop you in your tracks and make you think: “[Larry] Fitzgerald is a 37-year-old professional athlete. Strong. Committed. In peak physical condition. And COVID-19 had him revising his will.” (EJ Montini, Arizona Republic)   The future hall-of-famer spent 13 days in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 on Thanksgiving. He…