Kevin F Kinghorn gained his appreciation for estate planning in his youth after living in several parts of the country and associating with people from all walks of life. He learned the principles of preserving a quality of life and planning for the future that remain with him today in his law practice.

Kevin exclusively practices Estate Planning and Probate Law. He believes in the importance of proper planning to provide security and peace of mind for his clients to achieve tremendous savings of time and money. Kevin is a man of precision and excellence, especially when dealing with the needs and concerns of his clients.

After earning an Associates Degree in accounting at Brigham Young University Hawaii and a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics at BYU in Utah, Kevin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona College of Law in Tucson in 1993. He joined the State Bar of Arizona in 1993 with the third highest score on the Bar exam. He is a member of the State Bar of Colorado and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Tax Court. Additionally, Kevin is one of only a select few attorneys in Tucson certified by the State Bar of Arizona as an Estate and Trust Specialist.

Kevin and his wife Sandi have two children. An Eagle Scout himself, Kevin currently serves on the board of directors of the Catalina Council of the Boy Scouts of America, based in Tucson . He is also actively involved with a local Boy Scout troop.

Kevin focuses on all areas of estate planning: trusts, wills, health care powers of attorney, powers of attorney, HIPAA, Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, estate tax planning, estate administration , probate and more.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Veterans Affairs (VA) Benefits
  • Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Estate Administration

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate & Trust Specialist, State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Arizona, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1993

Education

  • University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona – 1993
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Five Awards for Achieving Top Class Scores
    • Honors: Member, Order of the Coif
    • Honors: National Legal Honor Society

Published Works

  • Arizona Estate and Probate Planning Handbook, Book, 2008
  • Common Questions on Estate Planning, Book, 2009
  • Love, Money, Control: Reinventing Estate Planning, Book
  • The Bypass Trust: It’s Not Just for Taxes Anymore, Wealth Counsel Quarterly, Article, 2009
  • How Estate Planning has Failed the Baby Boomer Generation, Arizona Attorney, Article, 2009
  • How Can I Protect My Children’s Inheritances from Divorce or Creditors?, Article, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Accredited Attorney, US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2008
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Arizona College of Law
  • Order of the Coif, 1993
  • Certified Estate and Trust Specialist, State Bar of Arizona, 2005
  • Accredited Attorney, US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona, Member, 1993
  • State Bar of Colorado, Member
  • American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, 1993
  • Pima County Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Member of the Board of Directors and coordinator of the pro bono pro
  • Catalina Council, Boy Scouts of America, Member of the Board of Directors
  • Casa de la Luz Foundation, Member of the Board of Directors
  • Life Care Planning Law Firms Association
  • Boy Scout Troop Scoutmaster

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Catalina Council of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Boy Scout Troop

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