Estate Planning Blog

Estate planning is an essential life task that will enable you to have the peace of mind of being certain that if you unexpectedly die or become incapacitated, your loved ones will be taken care of. Without proper planning, your loved ones will not only...

A living trust gives you more control over the distribution of your assets when you're gone. But sometimes, determining which assets to include in your living trust can be confusing. Fortunately, the Phelps LaClair team can help you ensure the right assets are funding your...

Over 95 million people in America are now a part of some sort of step-relationship. Being divorced and remarried is a common occurrence in our society, and with this comes the need for special planning to best protect assets. A blended family frequently has to...

When we are planning for the future, having a plan in place is imperative. Setting up your strategic estate plan is a great first step, but it is also important to regularly update your plan. As years pass, situations and circumstances may change our thoughts...

Are you looking for a way to be outside, enjoy the sun, embrace the beauty of the desert and yet gain a thrill through speed or navigating sharp corners and terrain? Mountain biking may be just the activity for you. It is a great way...

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...

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,...

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...

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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