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Who’s Got the Power (of Attorney)? Part 1 – Phoenix, AZ

There is an important role to consider as you grow older and set your finances in order for the future. Should you ever become incapacitated, someone will need to step into your shoes and act as your durable power of attorney. Preparing ahead of time...

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Estate Plans Explained-Upcoming Seminars-Phoenix Valley

Estate plans. You’re old enough to know they’re important. And for a while now, you’ve had that nagging thought in the back of your mind that it’s time to take steps and establish a plan for your financial future. But you don’t know what to...

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself about Your Golden Years

The Golden Years are those years when you’ve retired from the workforce, and you’re finally able to do what you desire: putter in the garage, plant a garden, take sightseeing trips, spend time with your grandkids, along with a host of other possibilities. During your...

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Estate Plan 3-Year Checkup-Phoenix, AZ

As we age, we all understand the importance of taking time for a yearly medical checkup with our doctor. We also know biannual dental checkups are vital in helping to prevent tooth decay, so our teeth can remain healthy for the duration of our lives....

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10 Reasons Not to Delay Long-Term Care Planning

You and your spouse are both vital and healthy, and you don’t plan on getting sick. Why then, should you make the effort now to prepare for end-of-life issues? After all, you’re confident you’ve set aside enough retirement funds to give you plenty of leeway,...

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Special Needs Planning Precedes Creating a Special Needs Trust

At Phelps Law, located in Phoenix, Chandler, and Mesa, AZ, we specialize in estate planning. For some, that includes special needs planning. A Special Needs Trusts is valuable if you’ve got a disabled child, or if you desire to name a disabled person as your...

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Plan Your Estate-Phelps Law’s Free Service Package

We love our work. You might say it’s in our genes, since we’re a second generation estate planning firm. Stephen Phelps started our firm and was a friend to his clients, known for his wisdom and his good sense of humor. Today, James Phelps and...

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Funding a Living Trust in Phoenix, AZ

You’ve begun taking steps toward planning your estate. And rather than creating a will, you’ve decided to establish a trust fund, which, if funded properly, will enable your assets to be privately distributed to your loved ones without the delay or expense of probate court....

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How to Protect Your Estate from Unnecessary Vulnerability

You want to take steps to set up a Living Trust for your family so that if something were to happen to you and your spouse, the trust would enable your hard-earned finances to be available to provide for your children. Should you give the...

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Health Benefits Of Horse Riding in Mesa, AZ

When it comes to preparing for the future, Phelps Law, located in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, and Phoenix, AZ, is ready to come to your aid in every aspect of planning your estate or establishing your LLC. But when it comes to keeping your body and...