Estate Planning


role of executor

16 Feb The Role of Executor

The unsettled estate of a deceased celebrity is back in the news. We recently discussed the problems surrounding Aretha Franklin’s multimillion dollar estate, which is now in probate. Had she established a living trust instead of leaving a handwritten will, the estate would not have...

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Trusts and LLCs

11 Feb Trusts and LLCs

Which are the best vehicles for estate planning: living trusts or limited liability corporations? Phelps Law has prepared thousands of estate plans for our clients in the Phoenix Valley. We can say with certainty that there is no “one size fits all” estate plan. Some...

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ok boomer

05 Feb OK, Boomer!

Boomers OK, Boomers—it’s time to consider some wisdom from Phelps Law! Popular culture would have us believe that life is a never-ending party. As a second generation estate planning law firm serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, we know that you need an estate plan. Because...

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new year's resolutions

12 Jan New Year’s Resolutions

At Phelps Law, we think it’s a perfect time to make some estate planning New Year’s resolutions. The holidays are over and the credit card bills haven’t yet arrived. The pressure is off for now, so it’s the perfect time to better plan for 2020...

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DIY estate planning

09 Jan DIY Estate Planning

Planning a trip to Lowe’s or Home Depot for the next project is always fun for the hobbyist in the family. You make your plans on paper and make a list of materials you need, then you head off to the forest of possibilities. It’s...

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secure act

01 Jan The SECURE Act

A bill has been passed by both houses of Congress that could impact the tax liability of any retirement funds that you pass on to your heirs. At Phelps Law in Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, the estate plans we write are designed to maximize...

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retirement community

25 Dec Choosing a Retirement Community

Our clients at Phelps Law, a 2nd generation estate planning law firm serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, have spent their lives putting together estates to leave to their heirs. As the autumn of their years approaches, they want to know the advantages of moving...

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