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Does Your Business Need Terms of Service and a Privacy Policy?

Virtually every business, whether it’s long established or a startup, relies in part on maintaining an interactive website. As such, there should be a contract that governs the relationship, rights Read More

Using Trusts to Establish Medicaid Eligibility

Medicaid is a federally funded program that provides health coverage to millions of elderly Americans. This coverage can be invaluable for financing nursing home care or assisted living. Not everyone Read More

What If You Are Unable to Make Healthcare Decisions for Yourself?

Whether due to disease, injury or simple aging, you may someday be left incapacitated and in need of assistance in obtaining necessary medical care. To prevent the prospect of a Read More

Talking to Your Parents About Estate Planning

No one relishes bringing up estate planning in family conversations, and perhaps least so when one’s parents are the target audience. You are talking about their money, their assets and Read More

Assets That Automatically Transfer Upon Death in Arizona

Probate is a legal process through which ownership of a decedent’s property passes to his or her heirs or named beneficiaries. This involves validating a will, if the person has Read More

Differences Between Estate Probate and Trust Administration

When a person passes away, their property — known as the estate — can pass to heirs and other beneficiaries in various ways. The estate usually must go through a Read More

Creating Conservatorships to Guard an Incapacitated Person’s Assets

When a person is no longer able to manage his or her assets because of a disability or other infirmity, a family member or friend may have to step into Read More

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

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

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