What To Do After a Loved One Dies

If you've been appointed as executor (in Arizona, the term is Personal Representative) of a loved one's estate, or as successor trustee, and that person passes away, your grief, not to mention your to-do list (e.g. funeral planning, coordinating visiting loved ones, eventually meeting with the family estate attorney), can become quite overwhelming.  It’s important [...]

2019-05-31T11:19:35-07:00March 28th, 2019|Funerals|0 Comments

About Your Death

You are going to pass away. It cannot be avoided, so you should plan for it. One of the biggest issues in estate planning is not about the planning itself. It is about getting people to come to terms with the fact that they will pass away eventually. People cannot begin to make plans until [...]

2016-07-07T12:04:00-07:00July 7th, 2016|Funerals|0 Comments

Right to Die Begins Soon in California

A new California law that will make it the largest state so far to allow physician assisted suicide is about to go into effect. On June 9, 2016, California will become the fourth state to allow doctors to assist terminally ill patients to commit suicide. Beginning on that date, residents of California can request a [...]

2016-05-27T11:26:00-07:00May 27th, 2016|Funerals|0 Comments

Funeral Cost Information is Tough to Get

When creating their estate plans many people also plan ahead for their funerals. It is a good time to do it as once funeral costs are known, making the money available for the funeral can become a part of the estate plan. A survey shows, however, that getting that pricing information is not always easy. [...]

2016-05-02T11:18:00-07:00May 2nd, 2016|Funerals|0 Comments