Planning Ahead

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Make-a-Will Month and Estate Planning

This article celebrates March as Make-a-Will month and does so by dispelling the top eight myths about estate planning.


This is the first in a series of articles intended to provide a basic understanding of Arizona Probate Law including the definition of probate and the circumstances under which a probate proceeding is necessary.

When Diminished Capacity Comes Home

Does your loved one need a power of attorney? Read this article and find out.

The Importance of Assigning a Medical Power of Attorney

This article addresses the importance of a health care power of attorney. A health care power of attorney is also known as a health care proxy or an advance health care directive.

Save for Retirement

It is not too late to save for retirement. There are options available to meet your needs depending on your age and lifestyle.

Revocable Living Trust

Find out about trusts, how they are set up and what they can as you plan ahead.

Staying in Charge of Your Future

Planning ahead allows you to remain in charge of your future. There are laws to protect your wishes. But the right to have your wishes carried out later is worthless unless you act now - while you still can.

Life Care Planning Packet (Advanced Directives), Information and Documents from the Arizona Attorney General

Find out about Durable Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will (End of Life Care), Durable Mental Health Care Power of Attorney, Letter to My Agent (Representative) and More!

by: Arizona Office of the Attorney General

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