Arizona estate planning is the process of arranging a person's affairs to protect his/her assets during life, direct his/her medical care during possible incapacitation, and efficiently direct the distribution of his/her assets at death. More»
Arizona probate is a judicial proceeding through which a decedent's will is validated, the decedent's creditors are paid, and the decedent's separate property assets are distributed to those specified in the decedent's will. More»
As a tax law firm, we recognize that federal, state, & local tax issues arise in everyday transactions that often involve non-tax issues as well, in particular: business, real estate, & estate planning. More»
Although we prefer to avoid tax controversies with taxing authorities, we represent clients before those authorities when the need arises.
Douglas Cook is an attorney with over 40 years of experience. Douglas has been certified as a tax law specialist by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since the inception of such certification in July of 1991. Before entering private practice in 1977 he served as senior trial attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service in the Buffalo, New York and Phoenix, Arizona Districts. He is a member of the State Bars of Arizona and Utah. Martindale AV® Rated Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0; Selected to 2011 Southwest SuperLawyers.