living trust


special needs planning

10 Jul Special Needs Planning

  Phelps LaClair, serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix, and Scottsdale, has helped families with special needs loved ones for many years. If you are taking care of adults or children with special needs, such as mental or physical disabilities, you have probably asked yourself what would happen...

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GST

16 May Generation Skipping Trust

There is a famous saying: “It’s not so much what you earn that’s important, it’s what you can keep.” Everyone is on the lookout for ways to reduce their tax burden. Phelps LaClair is a 2nd-generation estate planning law firm serving Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and...

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trust distribution

15 Jan Trust Distribution

At Phelps LaClair, we are often asked how long it takes for a trust to be distributed. In our experience as a second generation law firm, we know that the general rule is to have the trust distributed within a reasonable time. But what does...

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why a reevocable trust?

23 Nov 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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Phoenix, AZ on the Wills of history - feather in ink bottle

31 Oct Phoenix, AZ on the Wills of History

Today’s blog post visits the past with a curious look at the earliest will in history, and a quick jaunt through some strange ideas for bequeathing estates to family members or friends. At our Phelps LaClair offices located in Mesa, Chandler, and Phoenix, AZ, we’ve...

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