John R. Fitzpatrick

Frazer, Ryan, Goldberg & Arnold, LLP

Sun City, Arizona 85351


Asset Distribution, Elder, Guardianship, Inheritance Disputes, Probate, Stepfamily, Trusts and Estates, Wills

As a faithful champion of his clients' interests in contested estates, John Fitzpatrick is widely known for his candid and thoughtful counsel.

John Fitzpatrick is a senior partner with over 26 years of legal experience, 23 of which have been with the firm. John's practice focuses on assisting people and financial institutions in inheritance disputes, commercial/business litigation and civil appellate advocacy. As an attorney, he enjoys a long-standing AV® Preeminent™ rating the highest possible rating from his peers for legal ability and ethical standards. John was named a “Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts & Estates” for 2013 by Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media. In 2011, he was selected by Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.

John has a strong track record for achieving results for his clients. He has developed a solid reputation in probate and trust litigation, as well as in commercial litigation, for the high quality of his legal services, his well-considered counsel, his candor, honesty, and respectful demeanor, and his dedication to his clients. He offers a frank analysis of a client's rights, obligations and prospects, as well as a clear understanding of the litigation process and an idea of the potential expense. He regularly encourages an economic analysis of all litigation decisions, including the most significant of those-the engagement of counsel. After all, not all probate disputes justify the often considerable expense of hiring a lawyer.

In his estate, probate and trust litigation practice, John assists clients in resolving a vast array of controversies. Whether the issues relate to probate matters, trust- or fiduciary-related controversies, or contested guardianships and conservatorships, John is able to leverage his decades of trial experience, his broad base of legal knowledge, and the firm's numerous strengths to provide his clients an exceptionally high level of service and sharply honed trial skills.

John R. Fitzpatrick provides exceptional legal representation to clients throughout Arizona in connection with a variety of matters, including probate, estate and trust disputes, guardianships and conservatorships, probate and intestate administration, and financial exploitation issues.

With over 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Fitzpatrick has successfully assisted individuals, family groups and corporate fiduciaries with even the most complex and contentious disputes in wills and probate matters.  In his continued efforts to remain at the forefront of the field, Mr. Fitzpatrick is committed to keeping abreast of the complex and dynamic laws that estate matters in Arizona, including the recently enacted Arizona Trust Code, the Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure, and recently amended financial exploitation statutes.  As testament to his reputation in the legal community, Mr. Fitzpatrick enjoys a long-standing "AV" Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating attainable, signifying preeminent legal ability and ethical standards.

Inheritance disputes and probate administration can prove to be some of the most difficult and stressful legal matters an individual may ever confront.  For this reason, you need more than just an attorney – you need a trusted advisor.  Combining the sophisticated capabilities of a very highly regarded large firm with close personal attention, Mr. Fitzpatrick is dedicated to providing the individualized, responsive client service you deserve.

If you or a loved one is being financially exploited, or need assistance with a probate matter, inheritance dispute, guardianship, or conservatorship, contact John R. Fitzpatrick, Attorney at Law today, or call us at 602-277-2010.

3101 North Central Ave #1600
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Phone: 602-277-2010
Fax:     602-277-2595
Email:  [email protected]