Probate

August 2, 2017

Probate Creditors

One step of the probate process is dealing with probate creditors. This includes identifying and notifying the creditors of the deceased and settling the deceased’s debts.Read More
March 2, 2017
Powers Neal 6730 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 290, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-699-7992

Guest Post: The Skinny on Probate Bonds

What is a probate bond? Probate bonds, which can also be referred to as fiduciary bonds are required by the court of individuals that are actingRead More
July 27, 2016
Powers & Neal 6730 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 290, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-699-7992

Probate Affidavits

Avoiding Probate with Probate Affidavits Also called a “small estate” affidavit, probate affidavits allow the heirs of a deceased person to collect the decedent’s property without having toRead More
March 24, 2016
Probate Attorney Scottsdale

Probate Attorney Scottsdale

Scottsdale Probate Attorney Who Provides Cost Effective Representation A loved one’s passing is an understandably stressful time.  In addition to grieving for a loved one, individualsRead More
January 25, 2016
Powers & Neal 6730 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 290, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-699-7992

Do I Need A Living Trust?

Question:  Do I need a living trust? Answer:  It depends on your family situation, assets and estate planning goals. First, what is a living trust?  ARead More
July 15, 2015
Powers & Neal 6730 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 290, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-699-7992

What You Should Know About Wills and Probate

Thank you for visiting PowersNeal.com to learn some basics about wills and probate.   First, let’s define both wills and probate: A will is a document whichRead More
June 11, 2015
Powers & Neal 6730 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 290, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-699-7992

What is Probate?

We are often asked by our clients: what is probate? Probate is the legal process by which a will is proved valid or invalid and theRead More
April 15, 2015
Decorative Scales Of Justice

I’ve Been Named a Personal Representative. Now What?

When a loved one passes a person may find out that they were named as the deceased individual’s Personal Representative.  What does that mean?  It meanRead More
March 11, 2015
Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona Probate Overview

Upon the death of a loved one, families face the burdensome task of distributing the property and debts of the deceased. That process—sadly—has the potential toRead More
March 5, 2015
Yellow Cactus

Beneficiary Deeds vs. Other Deeds

Question:  How is an Arizona Beneficiary Deed different from any other Arizona deed? Answer:  When most people think of a deed, they think of the typicalRead More