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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...

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Generation Skipping Trust

There is a famous saying: “It’s not so much what you earn that’s important, it’s what you can keep.” Everyone is on the lookout for ways to reduce their tax burden. Phelps LaClair is a 2nd-generation estate planning law firm serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and...

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Keeping Documents Safe

Like most people, you probably have anxiety about your health during this coronavirus epidemic. Or perhaps your biggest concern is for your family. At Phelps LaClair, we share that concern for all of our clients in the Phoenix Valley. As estate planning lawyers, we want...

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Estate Planning Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this time of the COVID-19 crisis, many people are asking what will happen to their families if they become sick. Phelps LaClair has been in the estate planning business for forty years. In our time of serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, we can...

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Factors to Consider in Choosing Your Healthcare Agent

In our last blog post, we examined the need for every person to have a living will. As current events with the coronavirus COVID-19 show, the need for an advance directive has never been more apparent. Phelps LaClair, with offices in Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and...