Darren T. Case assists families and individuals in the areas of estate planning, probate, and tax, and is the Co-Author of the Arizona Estate Planning and Probate Handbook, published by Thomson Reuters – West. Darren is experienced in a broad range of planning techniques, including traditional wills and revocable trusts, along with more sophisticated planning strategies such as insurance trusts, residence trusts, “defective” grantor trusts, generation-skipping or dynasty trusts, charitable trusts, split-interest trusts, family limited partnerships and intra-family sales and loans, etc. He assists clients by providing tax and estate planning services specifically tailored to each individual client, whether it is a client who has amassed substantial wealth or those who are in the process of accumulating such wealth. Darren is also experienced in the area of probate and trust administration and litigation, having worked on simple to complex trust and estate matters, and everything in between.
Darren was born and raised in the Phoenix area and attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate studies, where he received his Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies in business and communication. He received his law degree from Chapman University, graduating with an emphasis in taxation, and was the Tax Law Emphasis Honors Graduate of his class. In addition to his law degree, Darren received his Master of Laws in Taxation, with a Certificate in Estate Planning, from Georgetown University. Darren is currently involved with the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council and Maricopa County Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section, where he has served on the board of each.