Understanding special needs trusts

When you have a family member or loved one with a mental disability or a condition that prevents them from overseeing their finances, a special needs trust can be a safe way to house assets for them to use in the future. What are the benefits of a special needs trust?...

4 things to consider when choosing a trustee

When you create a trust for your inheritance, you will need someone to manage it when you’re gone. This trustee will take care of your assets and follow your instructions to distribute them to your heirs. But what makes a good trustee? You want someone who will make...

Revoking a power of attorney

As you likely know, there are dozens of legal and financial decisions to make over the course of a lifetime. If you are healthy and mentally fit, making your own decisions probably makes sense. Of course, it is not hard to imagine a scenario in which you may be...

Tips for choosing a power of attorney

Arizona law allows you to designate someone to make health care and financial decisions on your behalf by executing a power of attorney. The person you choose makes important choices for you under certain circumstances, such as if you are in a vegetative state after a...