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Different Types of Trusts Used in Estate Planning

A trust is created when a person who owns property (the principal) signs a document that designates a person or entity (a trustee) to manage property (the assets of the Read More

What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney

Everyone should have a viable estate plan in place. One component of a comprehensive plan deals with your financial interests through the execution of documents like wills, financial powers of Read More

What You Should Know About Living Trusts in Arizona

A living trust is an estate planning tool that can be used to leave money and other property to a person’s heirs or other beneficiaries without a will. The person Read More

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

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

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

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