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Do You Need to Update Your Will When You Move?

Question:  Do you need to update your will when you move to a new state?   Answer: Yes, you should update your will when you move. Wills are governed by state law and should be updated to reflect the law in the new state of residence. Wills are a very [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|All Categories, Estate Planning|Comments Off on Do You Need to Update Your Will When You Move?

Do You Need a Trust?

What is a Trust and do you need one? You've probably heard about trusts on popular TV and radio shows.  Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about trusts: Trusts - Defined A Trust, or Revocable Living Trust, is an estate planning document that states who you want to [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|All Categories|Comments Off on Do You Need a Trust?

Top Tips for Creating Your Estate Plan

Thanks for reading our Top Tips for Creating Your Estate Plan! To get started on your estate plan, call Powers & Neal today at 480-699-7992.

By |August 2nd, 2017|All Categories, Arizona Law, Estate Planning, Guardians & Conservators|Comments Off on Top Tips for Creating Your Estate Plan

Strange Will Requests by Famous People

These famous people took the concept of leaving their final wishes in their last will and testament to a whole new level. Here are some strange will requests by famous people: Napoleon Bonaparte: Wanted his head shaved and his hair divided among his friends. Ben Franklin: Left his daughter 408 [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|All Categories, Estate Planning, Rich & Famous|Comments Off on Strange Will Requests by Famous People

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. After death, a personal representative (the PR), assigned by either a written will or by the court, will handle the estate left by the [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|All Categories, Arizona Law, Probate|Comments Off on Probate Creditors

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 acting on behalf of others. For example, a fiduciary may be appointed by the court to manage someone’s finances, or to care for that individual [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|All Categories, Arizona Law, Guest Posts, Probate|Comments Off on Guest Post: The Skinny on Probate Bonds
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