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October 9, 2013
7 Non-Tax Reasons to Plan

7 Non-Tax Reasons to Plan

There is a common misconception that estate planning is only for the wealthy so they can minimize their tax liabilities.  While this is one part ofRead More
October 9, 2013
Top 5 Legal Challenges Facing Michael Jackson’s Estate Executors

Top 5 Legal Challenges Facing Michael Jackson’s Estate Executors

Hat Tip to Danielle and Andrew Mayoras of Trial & Heirs for this great article! Many people never stop to think of how hard a jobRead More
September 26, 2013
Four Ways Americans Are Hurting Their Retirement

Four Ways Americans Are Hurting Their Retirement

In general, Americans tend to be pretty optimistic.  Even in this struggling economy and difficult job market, most American workers will say that the future looksRead More
September 20, 2013
Small Estate Affidavit Qualifying Amounts Increase

Small Estate Affidavit Qualifying Amounts Increase

Arizona law provides that certain “small estates” may avoid probate by using a small estate probate Affidavit.  Recently, the dollar amount of assets that qualify forRead More
September 11, 2013
Time to Update Your Trust

Time to Update Your Trust

Countless surveys reveal that the majority of Americans do not have all of the necessary estate planning documents in place.  In fact, most people don’t haveRead More
August 29, 2013
Cactus Flower

Announcing the Neal Law Firm

Arizona lawyer Abigail Neal is delighted to announce the opening of the Neal Law Firm.  Abby’s goal with the Neal Law Firm is to provide herRead More
August 27, 2013
Estate Planning for Baby Boomers

Estate Planning for Baby Boomers

Changes are coming as five million baby boomers are turning 65 every year for the next 15 years.  Experts have predicted changes affecting the economy, housing,Read More
August 11, 2013
Protecting Loved Ones – 5 Life Insurance Beneficiary Mistakes

Protecting Loved Ones – 5 Life Insurance Beneficiary Mistakes

People purchase life insurance with the goal of providing for their loved ones in the event of their passing.  It follows then that naming beneficiaries ofRead More
August 11, 2013
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Amanda Bynes – Amanda Bynes’ parents file conservatorship papers

Amanda Bynes’ parents have filed court documents to become her temporary conservators. Rick and Lynn Bynes hired respected attorneys Tamar Arminak and Patrick Reider, and officiallyRead 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