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Procrastinating About Estate Planning

When it comes to the future, our loved ones, and protecting our assets, you would think estate planning would be our first priority. Unfortunately, procrastination takes over more often that it should. When we procrastinate about the future, we are limiting ourselves and our loved...

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HIPAA Effects on Power of Attorney

When establishing a great estate plan strategy to protect your loved ones, there are some areas that are often left out or forgotten. One of these areas includes understanding the effects of HIPAA on your medical power of attorney. Phelps LaClair serves Scottsdale, Gilbert, Mesa,...

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The Danger In Rentals

As a trial lawyer years back, I encountered dozens of horror stories from rental properties. While rental properties may have a place in your investment portfolio, they can be dangerous assets if not properly setup and managed. Phelps LaClair is located in Gilbert Arizona where...

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Passionate About Pets

When considering estate planning to disperse your valuable items to your loved ones, don’t forget about your beloved family pet. Phelps LaClair (serving Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, and Scottsdale) is passionate about great estate planning. Because we value connecting with family, we also know the importance...

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Different Trusts to Fit Your Needs

Everyone has their own unique personality, distinct perspective, and, therefore, different needs in their lives. Phelps LaClair understands that one size does not fit everyone perfectly and that is why we tailor our estate planning services to each person that comes in. We serve the...

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How to Make Sure Your Stuff Remains Just Stuff (Not Fuel for a Family Feud)

People typically think about Estate Planning only in the context of their big assets. These assets could be their house, various investments, business assets etc.. But what about all the “little stuff” around the house? Phelps LaClair wants to clarify ways to help with estate planning...

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Paddle Boarding Bliss

We have gotten on board with the new craze; paddle boarding! Phelps LaClair has found that, after a day of providing trusts, wills, and documents to protect you and your loved ones assets, a great way to release is through paddle boarding. We believe in...

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Who Should Be Your Beneficiary

The easiest and clearest way to leave someone money, possessions, or valuables when you pass away is through choosing a beneficiary. The decision of who to make your beneficiary should be carefully considered and can change with significant life events or legal requirements. Making the...

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How to Pass on the Family Cabin

Over the 4th of July weekend, I came home from a trip to one of my favorite places on earth: Alpine, Arizona. This is where my family has had a cabin since I was 5 years old. The cabin itself doesn’t amount to much, but...

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