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Update Your Beneficiaries

As the TV commercial says: Life comes at you fast. Change seems to be a constant in our ever busy lives. That’s why we at Phelps LaClair have been encouraging you to keep your estate plan up to date. We have been serving our clients...

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Swimming Pool Exercises

At Phelps LaClair, we know that estate planning is all about protecting your assets. And your greatest asset is your health! We also know that regular exercise leads to a longer, healthier life, so we encourage our clients (and everyone else for that matter) to...

5 Ways to Protect Your Estate
5 Ways to Protect Your Estate

You have worked hard to build your estate. Every purchase, every investment, every financial decision has been made so you can leave an inheritance that is also a legacy. Phelps LaClair, serving Phoenix, Chandler, and Mesa, is a second generation estate planning law firm dedicated...

Estate Planning Beyond a Will
Estate Planning Beyond a Will

At Phelps LaClair in Phoenix, estate planning is our passion. Our goal is to see all of our clients covered by a well-designed estate plan. Our clients come to us because they want to be assured that the inheritance they leave to their family is...

Do I need to pay tax on my inheritance in Arizona? - tax paperwork
Do I need to pay tax on my inheritance in Arizona?

Do I need to pay tax on inheritance in Arizona? As a premier estate planning law firm in Phoenix, Chandler, and Mesa, this is a question we often hear at Phelps LaClair. Our estate plans are custom designed to protect your assets and minimize tax...

what is elder law
What Is Elder Law?

As the baby boom generation enters retirement, elder care planning has become an important topic in the estate planning community. One of the biggest concerns is elder law. Simply put, elder law addresses the legal needs of an aging population. It is a specialty field...

the importance of rest
The Importance of Rest

There is a quote from Jason Bourne in one of the early Bourne Trilogy novels: “Rest is a weapon.” Bourne was exhausted from days of sleeplessness. In spite of needing to stay vigilant, he recognized that he needed rest in order to be able to...

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Estate Plan for a Timeshare in Arizona

Arizona is a great place for a vacation. Some folks like it so much, they move here. Others want to enjoy the diverse vacation opportunities year after year. One of the most flexible and affordable options for family vacations is investment in a timeshare property....

estate planning for small business owners
Estate Planning for Small Business Owners

Our estate planning firm, Phelps LaClair, is a second generation business serving Gilbert, Chandler and Mesa. Being the second generation, we understand how important it is to plan for the future. Estate planning for small business owners with a multi-generational business requires intentional consultation with...

Is it Too Safe?

Safety is a huge concern these days. Television, internet, and newspapers all focus on tragedy, corruption, and international tension. It’s human nature to want to be safe. Phelps LaClair in Gilbert, Chandler, and Mesa also has your safety at heart. It’s written into every estate...