Changes proposed in SB1298 redefines the term 'signature' for the purposes of your last will and testament, trust instruments, & powers of attorney and could alter the way attorneys prepare legal documents, and potentially avert litigation claims arising from allegations of an improper signing.
It’s now the New Year, and many have resolutions to create a Trust, Will or Powers of Attorney. Good intentions abound, and some of you may have even been subject to that difficult conversation over the holidays. There are simpler ways to transfer assets for those averse to planning, but they may come with unintended consequences.
In 2016, legislation was signed in Arizona that created new rules regarding transfer and control of Digital assets. This #HuffingtonPost article discusses Estate Planning for your Digital Assets, and addresses some of the things you should consider before creating your plan.
The world was shocked to hear that Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident on September 25, 2016. Luckily, his unborn child will be provided for through a trust he created in an estate plan review recommended by his agent Scott Boras.
I recently wrote an article for #NorthPhoenixFamily about why Estate Planning is necessary for the young family. Aside from the obvious issue for parents (Guardianship for your child), passing assets in a way that allows your children to use them responsibly (either through trust or will) is another big reason.