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Who Should You Choose to Be Your Power of Attorney Agent?

Getting your affairs in order doesn’t just secure your family’s future after your death. By appointing someone with power of attorney (POA), you can also protect your own future in the event of a serious illness. At Phelps LaClair, we want to help you design...

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What Are the Responsibilities of a Trustee?

Wondering what you will have to do if someone names you as trustee or what you’re really asking of the person you want to name as trustee? Understanding what the duties and responsibilities of a trustee entail can help make accepting or assigning the role...

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The Best Spots for Ice Skating in the Phoenix Valley

While the holidays may be over, that doesn’t mean all the winter fun has to end! One of the favorite winter activities of the Phelps LaClair staff is ice skating. Even though we live in a desert climate, there are plenty of great ice skating...

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What to Know About Leaving an Inheritance for a Minor Child

With a well-designed estate plan, you can continue to provide for your children after you are gone. However, leaving an inheritance to a minor child is different than leaving an inheritance to an adult. At Phelps Law, we want to help you understand how to...

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How to Protect Your Personal Assets in Business

Whether you’re considering starting a business or are already in the process of starting one, you’ll need to plan how you will protect your personal assets. Without the right protection, your personal assets could be taken in a lawsuit against your business. At Phelps LaClair,...

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Your 2022 New Year’s Resolution: Estate Planning

Happy New Year! Here at Phelps LaClair, we love this time of year. It’s a great time to reflect on the past year and the perfect time to set aspirations for the year ahead. Were you able to achieve the goals you set for yourself...

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How to Discuss Estate Planning with Your Parents

Discussing estate planning and inheritance with your parents can be a difficult conversation. However, it is better to bring up the topic sooner rather than later, especially with elderly parents. At Phelps LaClair, we aim to give families peace of mind with sound estate plans....

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What Does Power of Attorney Mean?

When going through the estate planning process, you may encounter words and phrases you’re not familiar with. One of the most misunderstood terms is “power of attorney.” Here at Phelps LaClair, we want our clients to fully understand every aspect of their estate plans. In...

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Shine Bright! 5 Fun and Festive Holiday Light Displays

For Phelps LaClair staff, nothing says “Happy Holidays” more than enjoying beautiful displays of festive lights. While we may not get a winter wonderland here in the Valley of the Sun, our chilly nights are perfect for walking or driving through beautiful Christmas lights in...

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