Monthly Archives: April 2014

Responsibilities of a Fiduciary under Common Estate Planning Documents

 © 2014 Written by Scottsdale Elder Law Attorney Scott Jensen Personal Representative under a Will:  A Personal Representative has the responsibility to distribute the tangible personal property (furniture etc.) to beneficiaries after someone passes away.  Additionally they are to identify … Continue reading

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Effective Method for Keeping the Family Together: Estate Planning

© 2014 Written by Scottsdale Estate Planning Attorney Todd Smith The Dana Law Firm has long embraced an important slogan: “Family: work with ours to protect yours.”  I have become very close to the Dana family through my association with … Continue reading

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Tax Tips For The Coming Year

© 2014 Written by Phoenix Tax Attorney Shad Brown Tax Season has now ended for most taxpayers. As we all breathe a collective sigh of relief, here are a few pieces of advice to keep in mind the rest of … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy: The Means Test Numbers Increased On April 1, 2014 – Do You Qualify to File A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Article By: Whitney G. Coats, J.D., Scottsdale Bankruptcy Attorney © 2014 The Means Test is a calculable test devised to determine if an individual filing bankruptcy does not make enough income to pay their debts and therefore is a good … Continue reading

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Elder Law and Having a Current Estate Plan in Place

© 2014 Written by Arizona Elder Law Attorney Scott Jensen Under the Arizona Long Term Care System, which is Arizona’s Medicaid program, certain individuals may be eligible for governmental help with the costs of long term care.  However, planning ahead … Continue reading

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What State Should You Die In?

© 2014 Written by Phoenix Estate Planning Attorney Shad Brown  Not all states are created equal. Arizona may have beautiful winters but the summers can leave something to be desired. Ever spend a winter in up-state New York? A winter … Continue reading

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