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Dangers of an Outdated Power of Attorney

Having an updated Power Of Attorney (POA) is a vitally important component of estate planning. It is a common mistake for individuals to let their initial POA paperwork expire or become outdated, which can negatively affect the distribution of their inheritance. At Phelps Law, located...

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Christmas Festivities in Phoenix

Christmas in the desert: can it really be that festive? We shout out a resounding "YES" to answer that question! Phoenix has a tremendous amount to offer when it comes to Yuletide festivities. Phelps Law, located in Gilbert and Scottsdale, is passionate about estate planning,...

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Benefits of Exercise

We've all heard exercise can be beneficial to our whole being, but have we taken the time to understand or pay attention to how exercise improves our lives? Phelps Law believes in living well in the present, and we also believe in preparing for the...

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Incentive Trusts

People sometimes have concerns about leaving an inheritance to a particular child or other beneficiary. They may be worried about this person’s ability to handle it wisely, whether due to age or responsible capacity. Phelps Law, with offices in Gilbert and Scottsdale Arizona, has years...

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Trail Running

Trail running gives your muscles, tendons and ligaments a different workout than running on a treadmill. Being out in nature, letting stress roll off your shoulders, and conquering the winding trails and varied terrain can be quite exhilarating. It gives your mind a break from...

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Misconceptions Of Living Trusts

When it comes to legal paperwork, it can be a daunting task if you are trying to do it alone. There are many good reasons to do your legal planning with a qualified lawyer, and one of them is to avoid common misconceptions about living...

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Divorce Doesn’t Need to Disrupt Retirement

There is nothing easy about divorce. It can be painful, messy and financially devastating. Divorce can be especially difficult when it comes to a long-term couple. Dividing up assets and your estate for future planning or retirement can be a difficult process following divorce. Entering...

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Healthy Life Balance

It is easy to let one area of our lives become our dominant focus, whether that is career, family, or adventure. The problem with letting one aspect of our lives constantly take center state is that the other areas of our life will ultimately suffer....

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Is Your Estate Plan Vulnerable to Being Attacked?

If somebody contests your trust or will after you die, it can derail your final wishes, rapidly deplete your estate with unnecessary court costs and attorney fees, and worst of all tear your loved ones apart. But with proper estate planning, you can help your...