Hans has practiced law in Arizona since 1998. Hans’ practice centers on guardianships, conservatorships, probate and trust administration, and estate planning. He represents family members and professional, licensed fiduciaries in these areas. He assists his clients through the often complicated issues that arise when caring for a person with diminished capacity. He helps his clients to fulfill and honor their loved ones’ final wishes in their trusts and wills.
Before partnering with the firm, Hans was in private practice as a solo attorney. He has lived in Yavapai County since 1992 where he and his wife of more than 20 years (a local physician) are raising their daughter.
Hans enjoys traveling.
Guardianships and Conservatorship
Estate Planning: Trusts, Wills, and Powers of Attorney.
Probate and Trust Administration
Admitted to Practice
Admitted to Practice: State Bar of Arizona (1998); United States District Court of Arizona (1998); United States District Court of Colorado (1999).
Arizona State University, College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude (1998). Order of the Coif; Judge Mary M. Schroeder Federal Practice Award; Pedrick Scholar.
University of Connecticut, Department of Anthropology, Candidate for Ph.D. (qualifying exams passed in June, 1992). Outstanding Presidential Scholar; U.S. Department of Education, Advanced Language Study Grant, Quito, Ecuador.
University of Tulsa, B.A., magna cum laude, anthropology (1985).
Professional and Community
- Member, State Bar of Arizona.
- Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
- Accredited Attorney, Veterans Administration.
- Member and Past Executive Council Member, Probate and Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona (now Mental Health and Elder Law Section).
- Member, Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Arizona.
- Past Board Member and Family Match, Big Brother/Big Sisters of Yavapai County.