Why Not Put Your Checking Account In Trust?

Why Not Put Checking Account In Trust

If you have a living trust, you should you own your personal checking and savings accounts in the name of the trust. A main reason for having a living trust is to avoid probate. But that only happens if you transfer your money and property to the trust. Some of your financial assets need to […]

Living Trust in Arizona: Frequently Asked Questions

Living Trust in Arizona FAQs

Do you have a living trust? Or are you considering getting one? Either way, you probably have a lot of questions. In this article, we try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about having a living trust in Arizona. What Is a Living Trust in Arizona? A living trust is a trust […]

7 Ways to Avoid Probate in Arizona

Ways to Avoid Probate in Arizona

Probate is the legal process of handling a person’s assets and liabilities after they die. It’s a way of figuring out what liabilities to pay. Then it transfers assets and property to the decedent’s heirs and beneficiaries. Keep reading to learn seven ways to avoid probate in Arizona. Generally, your assets will go through the […]

Probate Glossary

Probate Glossary

What Do Different Legal Words Mean? You may see or hear the following terms used in connection with a deceased person’s estate. This is a probate glossary of common words. If you’re confused about all the different legal words like “probate,” “personal representative,” “trustee,” you’re not alone. Hopefully this probate glossary will help. Annual Exclusion […]