Asset Protection

What Role Should a Trust Play in Business and Investing?

2022-04-01T11:12:02-07:00April 1st, 2022|Asset Protection, Business Planning, Estate Planning, Investing, Newsletter, Phocus Law|

By: Michael J. “Mick” McGirr, Esq. Phocus Law Typically, I write in this space about topics affecting transactions, contracts, or the nuts and bolts of different aspects of your deals. That is because I spend 90% or more of my time working on the business end of things. However, one of the services Phocus Law provides [...]

New Law Regarding Tenant’s Property

2020-05-18T16:57:32-07:00August 21st, 2018|Asset Protection, Did You Know..., Investing, Landlord, Landlord Tenant Law, Legal Procedures, Market Changes, Property Management, Property Manager, Rentals, Small Business, Zona Law Group|

In the June meeting, Mark Zinman gave a presentation on SB 1376, which is a bill he helped draft and testified in support of at the Arizona legislature. SB 1376, which is now codified in A.R.S. 33-1368 and A.R.S. 33-1370, changes several laws regarding storage of a tenant’s property. This law became effective on August [...]

Benefits of Hiring a Public Adjuster

2019-03-05T23:44:05-07:00July 17th, 2018|Asset Protection, Did You Know..., Investing|

With the Monsoon season upon us, here are the best practices for maximizing an insurance loss to real property Today’s investors are in a unique position at times to manage an insurance loss to their properties, while still conducting their normal business activities. Generally, this is a situation in which they may not have expertise.  [...]

Tax Warning

2019-03-05T23:44:17-07:00June 4th, 2012|Asset Protection, Financing, Legal Procedures, Tax Law|

Tax advisers, including our tax attorneys and accountants at Kingman Winslow, LLC, are already making special plans ahead of filing season next year, when they expect big problems if Congress doesn't confront major tax provisions set to expire at the end of 2012. For example, Income-tax rates, investment taxes, some itemized deductions, estate and gift [...]