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The Basics of Probating an Estate in Arizona

Probate is the court supervised process of winding up a deceased person’s financial affairs. This includes paying the decedent’s debts and distributing the remaining assets to his or her chosen Read More

Incapacity That Causes a Power of Attorney to Take Effect

A power of attorney is a legal document that authorizes one person to make financial, legal or medical decisions in behalf of another. The creator (called the “principal”) may choose Read More

How Community Property is Transferred Upon the Death of a Spouse

Arizona is a community property state, which means, in general, that property acquired by either spouse during a marriage is presumed to belong to both spouses equally. The community property Read More

Long-Distance Handling of an Estate Probate Proceeding

Probate is a court-supervised process to finalize the affairs of a person who passed away. The decedent’s affairs, including assets and debts, become part of his or her estate. In Read More

What You Need to Know About Administering an Arizona Trust

A trust is a legal duty that results when a person transfers legal ownership of property to another person or institution (the trustee) for a designated purpose. The trustee is Read More

Durable Powers of Attorney and Other Legal Methods of Addressing Incapacity

At any time, a serious illness, car crash or other accident could leave you incapacitated for months or even years. This is why completing a durable power of attorney is Read More

Successful Business Startups Require Attention to Key Legal Issues

Regardless of how promising your business startup seems, it’s critical to establish a solid legal foundation as part of your launch process. Not doing so can expose you and your Read More

Knowledgeable Legal Counsel Makes Estate Administration Easier

Being designated the executor of someone’s estate means that you have an important duty to fulfill. You must complete numerous tasks, many of which are complex or require the preparation Read More

Creating Your Loved One’s Arizona Estate Plan from Another State

With so many people from other states relocating to the Phoenix area for their retirement years, discussions regarding important family decisions such as estate planning often must be conducted from Read More

Building a Firewall Between Your Business and Personal Wealth

No matter what type of business you’re looking to launch, protecting your personal assets is a critical concern. Establishing a corporation gives startup owners the opportunity to take bold risks Read More

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