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Revocable Living Trusts – Terms Defined

If you’re new to estate planning, you may feel a bit of confusion about some of the words and labels used to a describe the different options available to you. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. At Phelps Law, located in Phoenix, Chandler, and Mesa Arizona,...

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What Does an Elder Care Attorney Do?

Phelps Law, serving the Phoenix Valley, is an estate planning firm with experience in tax law and elder care law. We understand the ins and outs of Arizona law as it relates to each of these areas, and we know how to help you create...

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An Estate Plan and Long-Term Care Plan MUST Work Together

Your estate plan and your long-term care plan MUST work together. Why? Before we answer that question, we’ll start by briefly explaining the major factors involved in setting up each plan. We’re Phelps Law, located in Chandler, Mesa, and Phoenix Arizona. As an estate planning...

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Phoenix AZ – Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

In Phoenix Arizona during the summertime, the temperatures can soar. The hottest temperature ever recorded in our fair city was on June 26, 1990. On that day, the thermometer peaked at a sweltering 122 degrees Fahrenheit! As a second generation, estate planning law firm in...

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The Veterans Asset Protection Trust

The Veterans Asset Protection Trust There's nothing worse than watching your hard-earned assets dwindle during your golden years. But that is exactly what can occur as a result of spending time in a nursing facility. Unfortunately, more than half of older Americans will end up in...

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Phoenix Arizona Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts

Since more than half of Americans turning 65 today will eventually require some sort of long-term care, part of establishing a secure financial future involves knowing how to protect your assets and your estate from exorbitant nursing care costs. Phelps Law is an Arizona law...

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Real Family Conversations About Estate Plans, Part 2

Having transparent conversations with your adult children about your estate plan is difficult enough without the complication of divorce or remarriage. And if there are stepchildren involved, maintaining healthy relationships while planning for the future can be even more challenging. At Phelps Law, serving Scottsdale...

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Real Family Conversations About Estate Plans, Part 1

As estate planning attorneys serving the Phoenix AZ Valley, we’ve had many conversations with families about finances. We’re a law firm that has been around since the early 1980s, so we’ve also had the opportunity to help succeeding generations plan their estates. At Phelps Law,...

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Who’s Got the Power (of Attorney)? Part 2 – Phoenix, AZ

In a recent blog post, we discussed the importance of naming a financial durable power of attorney to act on your behalf in the decision-making process. That person is given legal authority to carry out any financial directives in your stead, should you become incapacitated...

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Trail Rides Around Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, AZ

In a previous blog post, we shared about the exercise benefits of horse riding. Today, we’d like to highlight several trail rides in our wonderful region of Arizona. We’re Phelps Law, and we’ve been part of the greater community around Phoenix ever since the early...