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As We Age

Arizona had nearly a million residents sixty five or older last year, according to the Census Bureau. [1] The challenges that arise as this population journeys into the silver years is a hot topic in the media and with good reason. Baby boomers’ health challenges are unique, and they are more likely than the previous generation to …

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Probate Mediation

Recently, Michelle J. Perkins completed the Maricopa County Superior Court Probate Mediation Training Program. As a result of this training, Ms. Perkins will be placed on an exclusive list of individuals to handle private mediations for Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship matters. Ms. Perkins’ prior mediation training combined with this recent training and her years of …

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Need for a Power of Attorney

At some point you’ve likely heard the phrase “Power of Attorney,” but what does it really mean? A power of attorney (POA) is a legal instrument that give another person legal authority to make decisions on an individual’s behalf if they are physically incapacitated or mentally incompetent. The individual chosen to act on the individual’s behalf …

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To Heir or Not

There’s an old law school joke where a professor asks one of his students what it was called when someone died without a Will. The young student answered “unwillingly.” While this may have been good for a laugh, the correct term is “intestate.” If you are married and die without a Will, your property will …

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