The Top Three Benefits of a Living Trust

The Top Three Benefits of a Living Trust

Living trusts are a valuable estate planning tool with tremendous benefits for both the trustor (the person who sets up the trust) and the beneficiaries (those who will eventually receive the property that is placed inside the living trust). Living trusts are not particularly expensive or complicated for an experienced Arizona estate planning attorney, like the attorneys of Dana and Associates, to set up.

Going Through Probate Without a Will in Arizona

Going Through Probate Without a Will in Arizona

Going through the probate process if someone dies without a will in Arizona can be a difficult, time-consuming, and expensive process. Dying without a will is called “intestate”. It means that the disposition of property and assets belonging to the decedent (the person who died) will occur according to Arizona’s statutory framework. This can often be an expensive and time-consuming process, depending on the amount and type of property and assets involved or how large and complex the estate is.

What to Expect From a Probate Lawyer

What to Expect From a Probate Lawyer

If you are left with the task of admitting a Last Will and Testament to Probate and managing a loved one’s estate, you may have questions about what to expect from a probate lawyer and from the probate process itself. As an estate planning and probate law firm, we are experienced with both the planning and administration of estates.

“We Need to Do Our Will”

“We Need to Do Our Will”

Most people recognize that estate planning is something they should do, much like going to the dentist, but so many of us never get around to actually getting it done. It is common to say “we need to do our will” but never make the time to consult an estate planning attorney or write a simple will at home. Knowing who should have an estate plan and what documents are needed is a great first step to getting it done.