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Death Without A Trust in Phoenix, AZ

Phelps Law firmly believes that estate planning is one of the most important financial arrangements you will ever make. It makes your end-of-life wishes known and brings families great peace of mind. It determines how your assets are distributed among your spouse, descendants, and friends...

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Estate Planning with an LLC

In our last blog post we discussed the benefits of forming a Limited Liability Company for asset protection, taxes, and company structure. Because Phelps Law is the leader in the Phoenix Valley when it comes to estate planning, we have many Estate Planning options for...

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Benefits of Forming an LLC in Arizona

If you are starting a business, one of your options for organization is to form a Limited Liability Company (LLC). There are many advantages to forming an LLC, not just for business reasons, but also for your personal finances and estate. Phelps Law (with offices...

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Family-Friendly Winter Hiking Trails Around Phoenix

It’s WINTER in Phoenix! And while much of the United States has to shovel snow and tolerate frigid temperatures, in our neck of the woods (or desert), that means the weather is perfect for getting outside. At Phelps Law, we love going outdoors as part...

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Family Conversations About Long-Term Care

We have many important conversations within our families. With young children we need to answer the “Where did I come from?” question. When they approach the teenage years, we find ourselves discussing the same topic with a bit more detail. As they begin to think...

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Family Members as Caretakers

Family is our most intimate social connection. And in past generations, it was assumed that younger generations would take care of the older generations. But in today’s society, two-income families and a plethora of community and social activities have changed the landscape of life as...

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Caretakers of the Elderly

Our last Phelps Law blog post was about aging successfully and how our attitude can make a huge difference in the process of aging. But it’s possible that even with a great attitude and good self-care, a time will come when we simply cannot manage...

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Aging Successfully in the Phoenix Valley

When we’re young, we don’t give much thought to growing older. But by the time we reach our 50s, we’re probably coming to terms with one reality of life: eventually, we grow old. However, there are keys to aging successfully! As an estate planning firm...

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Online Trusts and Wills: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

These days you can pay a fee and create your own online trust or will. The claim of the sites that offer these do-it-yourself forms is that you’ll save time and expense. But we’ve got a different perspective. At Phelps Law firm in the Phoenix...

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3 Tips on Talking to Parents about Aging

Our parents took care of us and provided for us from conception to adulthood. They loved and nurtured us, helped us mature, and were vital to helping us develop the social and practical skills we needed in order to function and succeed in society. And...