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Spousal Lifetime Access Trust

Phelps LaClair is an estate planning law firm serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale. We help our clients to protect the wealth they have labored to build, and to pass it on to succeeding generations. With another presidential election on the horizon for 2020, many...

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Estate Planning For Long-Term Care

Long-term care encompasses medical and support services for people who have a degenerative illness, injury or incapacitation. It is an expensive process that can drain your estate quickly. As an estate planning law firm in Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa and Scottsdale, Phelps LaClair advises all of...

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Why a Revocable Trust?

Why Do You Need a Revocable Trust? “Where there’s a will, there’s a way” is an oft-quoted saying that means if you want something badly enough, you will go to extraordinary lengths to get it. At Phelps LaClair, serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, the saying...

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Estate Planning for Young Parents

  At Phelps LaClair, we love children. They remind us that we need to be looking ahead in anticipation of their lives and their challenges. We all desire that our ceiling should be their floor. So in the spirit of building a legacy that you can...

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4 Reasons to Hire an Estate Planning Lawyer

Everybody needs an estate plan! In today’s internet culture, it’s very tempting to try to write your own. Because Phelps LaClair, serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale has been in business for 40 years, we know how challenging it can be to write an estate...

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Strength Training For Seniors

The songwriter Paul Simon once said, “A good day is when nothing new hurts.” At Phelps LaClair, serving Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa and Scottsdale, we value good health. Daily activity is one of the keys to a long and healthy life; yet as we grow older,...

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Estate Planning for Millennials, Part 2

At Phelps LaClair, with offices in Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale, we know that every generation has specific concerns and values that need to be addressed with custom, well-designed estate plans. We recently posted an article on estate planning for millennials. In that blog post,...

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Strategic Alliances in Estate Planning

Phelps LaClair is a second generation estate planning law firm with a passion for estate planning in the Phoenix Valley. In a booming economy, like we are currently experiencing, the opportunities for creating wealth are increasing. With greater wealth creation comes a need for greater...

estate planning for new parents
Estate Planning for New Parents

Birthing or adopting a child is one of the most exciting things you will ever experience. And there is so much to do to prepare for their arrival. So, now that you have decided on the theme and colors for your new baby’s nursery, it’s...

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Estate Planning For Millenials

No matter how young you are, every adult needs a plan for the future. Adult responsibilities require thoughtful consideration and careful planning to make the most out of one’s time on planet Earth. At Phelps LaClair, we believe that estate planning for millenials is better...