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How To Keep Your Mind Healthy

  Phelps LaClair is always promoting physical health to our clients. We want to see you live long and healthy lives. And just as important to us is your mental health. Research has shown that it is possible to ward off memory and cognitive problems by...

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How To Treat Sunburn

We have all been in lockdown for months. Spring has become summer and the sun is high in the sky. Even in the blazing heat of an Arizona summer, the temptation to spend time outside can be overwhelming. Your psyche might be longing for the...

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Avoiding Probate

One of the top 10 estate planning mistakes that many people make is having an inadequate plan that will necessitate probate court. Why is probate so negative? It devours time and money that is better invested in the inheritance you leave to your beneficiaries. At...

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How To Pay For Long-Term Care

  In a recent blog post, we discussed what long term care services are available and what qualifies you for them. With the average yearly cost of nursing home care in Phoenix running around $112,000 and increasing annually, paying for long-term care can be a staggering...

LTC overview
Long-Term Care Overview

When you can no longer do the everyday things that living requires, you are a candidate for long-term care. You are not alone, however. According to the Dept. of Health and Human Services, over 70% of people turning 65 can expect to need long-term care...

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Essential Estate Planning Documents

In the past two months, we have spoken with a number of new and former clients concerned about the coronavirus. Phelps LaClair is a premier estate planning law firm in the Phoenix Metro area. We are well acquainted with folks who want a solid estate...

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Online Estate Planning

  Phelps LaClair, with offices in Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, is a relationship law firm. That means our job is not about just preparing documents. We are here to help you from the beginning to the end. With the variety of estate planning tools available,...

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Diet, Rest, Exercise!

  As an estate planning law firm, Phelps LaClair is interested in your future. We want our clients to live long, healthy and prosperous lives. The COVID-19 situation we are presently experiencing has brought a new set of challenges to be overcome. So let’s put on...

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Pros and Cons of Irrevocable Trusts

A trust fund is a legal document set up and funded by a grantor to help a beneficiary.  It is administered by a trustee. At Phelps LaClair, serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, we have helped thousands of people create revocable and Irrevocable trusts. Most...

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Weathering The Storm

At Phelps LaClair, we know that these are trying times for many of us in Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale. Now more than ever, we take our job seriously to help provide our clients and friends with peace of mind. There is not much in...