FAQ

September 29, 2014
Archive of Old Probate Books

Does My LLC Need An Operating Agreement?

Question: I want to form an Arizona LLC.  I know I need to file articles of organization with the Arizona Corporation Commission, but do I needRead More
July 16, 2014
Why Do We Procrastinate Estate Planning?

Why Do We Procrastinate Estate Planning?

Numerous studies show that unfortunately, the majority of people haven’t completed their estate plans.  While most people will admit that they know they need to createRead More
March 24, 2014
When Is The Best Time To Plan Your Estate?

When Is The Best Time To Plan Your Estate?

Many people only starting thinking about estate planning once they reach retirement age. After all, the “normal” progression of life is to get out of school,Read More
January 24, 2014
When Do I Need to Update My Estate Plan?

When Do I Need to Update My Estate Plan?

If you already have an estate plan, congratulations!  You have taken a big step to protecting yourself and your family.  However, many people make the unfortunateRead More
November 22, 2013
Benefits of Having a Power of Attorney for Your Finances

What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

What is a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney (“POA”) is a document someone signs (the “principal”) giving someone else (the “agent”) authority to doRead More
November 1, 2013
Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes

Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes

As an estate planning attorney, I hear stories every day about common estate planning mistakes and their consequences.  Mistakes can vary, but often result in someoneRead More
October 27, 2013
Scottsdale Trust Attorney

Scottsdale Trust Attorney

Scottsdale trust attorney Abigail Neal is a second generation Arizona native who enjoys helping her clients meet their personal and professional goals.  One part of Abby’sRead More
October 13, 2013
What is Trust Funding?

What is Trust Funding?

Question:  I want to create a trust to provide for my children and avoid probate, but I’ve heard I have to fund it.  What is trustRead More
August 3, 2013
What is a Power of Attorney?

What is a Power of Attorney?

Question:  Someone told me I should have a power of attorney.  I don’t know what that is.  Do I need one? Answer: You should have aRead More
August 2, 2013
When Is The Best Time To Create A Trust?

When Is The Best Time To Create A Trust?

Question: When should I create a trust? My assets include a couple of cars, my home, less than $100,000 in savings and a 401k. Do IRead More