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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy Announces Tyler H. Stanton as their Newest Shareholder

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DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, PC is honored to announce attorney Tyler H. Stanton as their newest shareholder, effective January 1, 2024.  Attorney Stanton joined the DMYL Tucson law office in 2018. Tyler is a 2022 Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education Top Pro Bono Attorney in Arizona award recipient.   His primary practice […]

Tax Law Special Report: September 2023
“Emails Claiming ‘Your Account Has Been Put on Hold’ Are Scams”

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The above headline is quoted from a news release by the IRS last year (IR 2022-36). That news release discussed a spear phishing scam targeting tax preparers. It warned tax preparers to be on the lookout for bogus emails attempting to steal their tax preparation software credentials. The fallout from even one such theft could […]

ESTATE PLANNING LAW REPORT: August 2020
What Is “Funding” A Trust?

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I have written at various times in the past about re-titling your assets after you have established a trust, and emphasized the importance of this process.  When you establish a trust, the objective is to facilitate the management, and eventual distribution, of your assets. To make that work, there must be assets that are owned […]

REAL ESTATE LAW UPDATE: July 2020
Does The Government Seize Your Property If You Underpay Your Property Taxes?

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You may have heard about a recent decision by the Michigan Supreme Court that said the government could not seize a home because the owner underpaid the property taxes by $8.41. The court’s reasoning was that the outcome amounted to the government taking the property without just compensation, in violation of the constitutional guarantee that […]