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3 Ways an Attorney Can Help Your Arizona Small Business

Whether you are establishing a new small business or running an existing enterprise, a business law attorney can help you keep your company running smoothly. Your lawyer also can make sure that you protect your business and personal financial interests for the future. In this blog post, attorney Shane Peterson explains three ways an attorney can he… Read More
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Inconsistent Estate Documents Create Legal Issues For Heirs

Distribution of a deceased person’s estate involves a number of different legal documents, including their Last Will and Testament and any trust instruments, as well as asset account statements, property titles, and other legal documents. All these items factor into who receives the property in the estate. But what happens if a decedent leaves be… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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Is a Trust the Only Way to Avoid Probate? Not in Arizona.

For many people, an important goal of creating an estate plan is to avoid probate of their estate. A living trust is often an excellent way to accomplish that goal. But in Arizona, there are also other ways to avoid the probate process. This article explains the available options for avoiding probate of property in an Arizona estate, as well as the… Read More
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How Is Your Business Included in Your Estate Plan?

A properly developed estate plan provides protection for your family in the event of unanticipated events that can endanger their security and future. If you own a business, addressing the future of your business in your estate plan is just as essential as safeguarding your family. This strategy ensures that your family won’t face any difficultie… Read More
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Why Young Adults With Limited Assets Need an Estate Plan

Many young adults think that estate planning is something that only older folks with lots of financial assets need to do. The fact is that every adult, regardless of age, should have an estate plan. A complete estate plan does much more than distribute property after death. It protects you in the event of unexpected contingencies during your life a… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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How To Safeguard Your Estate Plan Documents — and Why It’s Essential

When you finish creating an estate plan, you feel pride and satisfaction at completing a significant accomplishment. You also have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your family is protected in the future. But there’s an important task remaining: You need to safeguard your estate plan documents and decide where to store them, to prote… Read More
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Why Powers of Attorney Are an Essential Part of Your Estate Plan

Durable powers of attorney are some of most important legal documents everyone should have. Without them, you and your family could face significant problems relating to your financial matters, medical decisions, and personal care. Please read on to find out why powers of attorney are an essential part of your estate plan and what these documents a… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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The Best Way To Start a Small Business in Arizona

Starting a new business is exciting. But tending to the details, including all the necessary legal prerequisites, can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, there are many places to turn for guidance — but even choosing where to begin can be a perplexing task. If you’re looking for an overview of what it takes to start a small business in Arizona and… Read More
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Categories: Business Planning
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Are Your Digital Assets Covered By Your Estate Plan?

If you use an electronic device like a phone, tablet, or computer, you probably own digital assets. Have you considered what happens to all that information if you become incapacitated, even temporarily, or after you pass away? The best way to protect your digital assets is to include them in your estate plan, after you have a detailed discussion w… Read More
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Arizona Affidavit Process for Small Estates May Avoid Probate

Arizona statutes provide for a simplified affidavit process for small estates with real property or personal property valued below specific amounts. An heir or devisee of property may be able to use the affidavit procedure to claim estate assets without going through the probate process. However, the affidavit process has specific requirements and… Read More
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