Monthly Archives: September 2013

Arizona Probate Lawyer – What You Should Expect When You Engage a Probate Lawyer in Arizona

The probate courts in Arizona handle three primary types of cases: (1) guardianship / conservatorship proceedings to protect individuals and their property when they are unable to do so themselves; (2) supervised or contested proceedings involving trusts, and (3) probate … Continue reading

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Fun Friday: Dana Law Firm Sponsors ASU Welcome Reception

Last week Dana Law Firm had the privileged of hosting ASU’s Welcome Reception. Coach Todd Graham gave us some great insight as to the direction the team is going. It was a great event and was fun to hear directly … Continue reading

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When Should I Update My Estate Plan

One issue that commonly comes up with those who have an estate plan in place is when to make changes to that plan.  Many feel that because they wrote down their wishes, there is nothing left to do unless they … Continue reading

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Choosing a Trustee for Your Revocable Living Trust

Most living trusts that are created primarily to avoid probate and transfer assets to the next generation and will name the Trustor (the creator of the trust) as the initial trustee. If it is a joint marital living trust, usually … Continue reading

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Would a QPRT be a Valuable Tool for You?

As most of us Arizonans have noticed lately, house prices are on the rise! With low interest rates and homes reasonably priced, houses are selling fast. As many of our Attorneys have been noticing, clients are still using depressed values … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy: “I just got served with a lawsuit! What do I do now???”

  Unfortunately, the title to this article is very much a reality.  I often have calls with people in a panic that they were just served a lawsuit for a credit card they had to stop making payments on the … Continue reading

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I have been named as a successor trustee: What are my responsibilities?

Below is an overview of what a trustee can expect in carrying out their responsibilities: A trustee is given authority over assets that are owned by a trust to be used for the benefit of another.  For most revocable trusts, … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

We hope that you are enjoying your Labor Day as much as we are! Our office will be closed today so that we can take a much needed break to recharge. We will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday, September 3rd to help … Continue reading

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