Serving the individuals and families of the state for 40 years
Since graduating from Arizona State University School of Law with honors in 1973, attorney Ronald F. Larson, P.C. has been helping the people of Arizona resolve their complicated legal problems. And after establishing his own firm in 1986, he has been serving metropolitan Phoenix in a wide range of areas, including estate and gift taxation, estate planning and probate. As a Certified Specialist in Estate and Trust Law by the State Bar of Arizona, attorney Larson is uniquely qualified to handle your legal issues so that the vision of your estate gets carried out legally and properly.
An experienced legal mind with qualifications to match. With decades of experience to his credit, attorney Larson has a deep knowledge of the law, which separates him from the other attorneys in the area. He is the quintessential professional, so when you come to him for legal help, you can rest assured that you will be taken care of by a driven, passionate attorney with nothing but your best interests in mind. The legal system can be difficult to navigate through, so it's imperative that you hire a lawyer you can trust. And when you come to attorney Ron Larson, you are guaranteed:
A lawyer with credentials - In addition to being a Certified Specialist in Estate and Trust Law by the State Bar of Arizona, attorney Larson also earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell - the highest recognition possible in the legal industry - for his professionalism and ethics.
A flexible attorney - Attorney Larson prides himself on being able to handle any challenge that comes to him. No matter how big your estate or trust case may be, he is fully qualified to handle it. He can even take care of you remotely, if you have family out of state.
A professional demeanor - Attorney Larson will not stop until your case is resolved. He is an out-and-out pro, with a commitment to client satisfaction.
Areas of practice:
Ronald F. Larson is proud to serve the people of Arizona in the following areas:
-Estate Planning (Trusts and Wills)
-Estate and Gift Taxation
-Family Limited Partnership
-International Estate Planning
-Real Estate (Related to Estate Planning)
-Limited Liability Companies
-Small Business Legal Problems
9899 West Bell Road, Building A
Sun City AZ 85351
Preserving your family's wealth for future generations
Whether you're planning the parameters of your future medical care or establishing support for loved ones upon your death, Ronald F. Larson, P.C. can help with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
-Estate tax issues
-Choosing the appropriate executor
Securing your legacy:
You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. Attorney Larson thoroughly analyzes your estate, and he strategizes the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones.
Draft your living will and your last will and testament:
A will is essential at every stage of your life. Your living will sets the parameters for medical intervention if you become incapacitated. This ensures that, when you are most vulnerable, your wishes will be honored. Your last will provides the opportunity to distribute your property, establish care for your children and otherwise express your wishes upon your death.
A will is necessary if you intend to leave property to a person or entity other than a blood relative, such as a domestic partner, a friend or a charity. If you die without a will, the court determines how your property is distributed, who cares for your children and even what happens to your pets - making decisions that might not reflect your desires. Ronald F. Larson can draft valid wills to ensure that your intentions are honored.
Changing your will:
As your life changes, so might your estate plan. You may need to update your will throughout your life. Attorney Larson drafts valid codicils that address changes in your financial situation, marital status, number of children, philanthropic interests and general lifestyle decisions.
Appointment of guardianship:
If you have minor children, your will enables you to make decisions about their future care. This is especially crucial if you are a single parent or if both parents die in a common incident. If you do not name a guardian, the court will appoint a guardian for your children and can make decisions adverse to your ultimate parenting goals. You can also make arrangements for your pets' care in your will, including naming a guardian to take responsibility for your pets.
Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Wills, Real Estate, Limited Liability Company Law, Corporate Law, Estate and Gift Taxation, International Estate Planning
Admitted:1973, Arizona; 1977, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: Arizona State University, J.D. magna cum laude
College:University of Wyoming, (B.S. with Honors)
Member: Maricopa County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona
Biography: Designated an Accredited Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners NAEPC), Mr. Larson is a frequent speaker at professional education seminars on estate planning, probate and ethics. He is Past President of the Washington-based National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP), and in 1996 edited the NSTP Estates, Trusts and Gift Tax Manual, which was used at all NSTP seminars throughout the country. For the past ten years, he has been the Technical Editor of The Federal Tax Alert, a national periodical for tax professionals. He is a Past President of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council and a part-time appellate judge of the Arizona Court of Military Appeals (1993-2011). Mr. Larson has been a member of the Arizona Probate Litigation Committee since its formation and is listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys and in Southwest Super Lawyers and in Arizona's Finest Lawyers. Recently, Mr. Larson served on the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council and, previously, on the I.R.S.'s Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee, advising the Director of Practice and the I.R.S. Office of Professional Responsibility. He has also served on the Board of Directors of several community organizations, including thirty years on the Board of Gompers Habilitation Center, and he held every office in such organization, some multiple times.
Accredited Estate Planner, National Association of Estate Planners (NAEPC)
Editor, "Estates, Trusts & Gift Tax Manual," National Society of Tax Professionals, 1996
Past President, Central Arizona Estate Planning Council
Technical Editor, Federal Tax Alert, A National Professional Newsletter, 2001-2013
Past President, National Society of Tax Professionals
Comment Editor, Arizona State University Law Journal, 1972-1973
Fraternities: Delta Theta Phi (Member, Legal Fraternity); Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Fraternity); Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership Honorary); Phi Kappa Phi (Business Honorary)
Birthplace: Rock Springs, Wyoming
Military Service:Lt. Col., JAGC, U.S. Army, active duty, 1973-1977; USAR, 1977-1997
Judge, Arizona Court of Military Appeals (1993-2011)
Arizona State University
Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude,