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Arizona Living Trust

An Arizona living trust, or revocable inter vivos trust, enables the conveyance of assets upon a person's death while aiming to avoid probate. In Arizona, living trusts can also provide some measure of asset protection if properly drafted.

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Estate Plan Privacy

Perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of a revocable "living" trust is the privacy that it can provide. If you're not familiar the concept of  a living trust, it is a legal document often used in estate planning, either in conjunction with, or instead of, a will to more efficiently administer of a person's or couple's estate by avoiding a judicial proceeding called probate

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Living Will v. Living Trust

What is a living will? What is a living trust? While they are both estate planning documents, that is where the similarities end.

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Arizona Living Trusts, Testamentary Trusts, & Asset Protection

An Arizona living trust is an arrangement in which a person, called a settlor, transfers his/her assets to a revocable trust for the benefit of others upon the settlor's death.

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Arizona Living Trust Basics

An Arizona living trust is a means of structuring the transfer of a decedent's assets upon his/her death in a manner that aims to avoid probate completely or minimize the size and complexity of a particular probate.

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Estate Planning Basics

Many people believe that estate planning is only for those who have significant wealth, however, estate plans can benefit everybody because they enable people to specify how the assets they leave behind will be distributed, specify steps they would like taken to prolong their lives, designate another to act on their behalf for non-healthcare-related matters if they are incapacitated, and provide for loved ones after their deaths in a supervised manner that is consistent with their desires.

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