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Joint Tenancy and Old Age Assistance in Arizona | Free Consultation

Posted on : March 14, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Joint Tenancy and Old Age Assistance

Joint Tenancy and Old Age Assistance in Arizona Arizona allows its aging residents to apply for a pension under the Old Age Assistance program. They are only eligible for the pension if they meet certain economic requirements. These include a maximum dollar value of an applicant’s home. If an applicant owns a home in joint […]

Posted in : Arizona Community Property

Involuntary Admission to a Mental Hospital in Arizona | Free Consultation

Posted on : March 14, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Involuntary Admission to a Mental Hospital

Involuntary Admission to a Mental Hospital in Arizona When a person cannot take care of himself, the court appoints a conservator or guardian to make decisions for him. The conservator can act for and in the place of the ward. Can the conservator sign a petition for voluntary admission to a mental hospital in the […]

Posted in : Arizona Guardianship Laws

Separate Property Versus Joint Property in an Arizona Estate | Free Consultations

Posted on : March 14, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Separate Property Versus Joint Property in an Arizona Estate

Separate Property versus Joint Property in an Arizona Estate Arizona is a community property state. That means that all money earned during the marriage by either spouse belongs to both spouses equally. Money earned before marriage is separate property, and spouses can elect to hold common property as joint property instead of community property. The […]

Posted in : Estate Planning Laws

A Totten Trust in Arizona | Free Consultation

Posted on : March 6, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
A Totten Trust in Arizona

A Totten Trust in Arizona A Totten trust is a simplified way to leave a bank account in trust to a beneficiary. Arizona statutes require that a Totten trust be created by a written agreement. What exactly does the law require in terms of a writing? Can a bank account signature card constitute a sufficient […]

Posted in : Arizona Family Trust

Life Insurance and Estate Creditors in Arizona | Free Consultation

Posted on : March 6, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Life Insurance and Estate Creditors in Arizona

Life Insurance and Estate Creditors in Arizona For years, the law in Arizona has been that life insurance proceeds paid to a decedent’s spouse are exempt from claims of estate creditors. Did amendments to the Uniform Probate Code change this law? In May v. Ellis, 92 P.3d 859 (Ariz. 2004) the Arizona Supreme Court reviewed […]

Posted in : Arizona Probate Court Laws

Who Should My Trustee Be While I am Alive in Arizona | Free Consultation

Posted on : March 6, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand

Who Should My Trustee Be While I am Alive in Arizona Appointing a Trustee over your assets while you’re still living can be a difficult decision to make. Ultimately, the responsibilities of a Trustee are to manage your assets, pay your bills, and essentially is the person to go to in the event that you […]

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