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Why You Should Have a Durable Power of Attorney

Who will make decisions regarding your finances and health care if you are unable to make them for yourself? This is not a pleasant subject of consideration for most people. Read More

Using a Small Estate Affidavit to Claim an Inheritance Without Probate

Following the death of a loved one, a family often faces the costly probate process, which has a tendency to consume some of the estate’s assets and reduce the amount Read More

Building a Firewall Between Your Business and Personal Wealth

Protecting personal assets is essential for business owners. Without asset protection measures in place, creditors can come after your personal wealth if your business is sued, goes under or can't Read More

Contesting a Will in Arizona

Will contests occur when someone challenges the validity of a will or any of its provisions in probate court. A will can be declared invalid if the person making it Read More

Guardianships and Conservatorships: When Are They Needed or Avoidable?

When a loved one becomes incapacitated or otherwise unable to take care of themselves, Arizona law provides for appointment of a guardian or conservator to assume responsibility for their protection. Read More

The Importance of Business Buy-Sell Agreements in Estate Planning

An essential part of starting a business is preparing for the day when one of the owners sells his or her shares due to retirement, disability or other circumstances. A Read More

How is Arizona Community Property Transferred at Death?

Arizona is a community property state. With certain exceptions, all property owned by either spouse during the marriage is deemed the joint property of both. But when one spouse dies, Read More

Making a Charitable Gift Annuity a Part of Your Arizona Estate Plan

A charitable gift annuity is a fund-raising device — popular with colleges and other nonprofits — that allows donors to receive as well as give. If used wisely, this vehicle Read More

Special Needs Trusts Provide Extra Help for Loved Ones with Disabilities

If you have a relative with special needs such as a disabling injury or mental and physical limitations, you may wish to help them with their expenses by giving them Read More

Using Your Living Will for Organ Donation Preferences

Most people know that you can use a living will to specify what life-sustaining measures you wish to be taken or withheld if you become brain-dead or permanently incapacitated. But Read More

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