ABLE Act in Arizona

The ABLE Act in Arizona

Now that the ABLE Act in Arizona is a little more than a year old, it might be a good time to review the rules, when it makes sense to open an ABLE Act account and what limitations you might face. Our podcast episode this week also deals with ABLE Act accounts. Between our two…

ABLE Act accounts

ABLE Act Accounts

In 2014, the federal government allowed states to establish ABLE Act accounts. Do you understand who they are for and when you might want to explore the idea further? In this week’s podcast episode, we discuss ABLE Act accounts in Arizona. The accounts were first permitted under the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience Act…

Fleming & Curti as fiduciary

Fleming & Curti as Fiduciary

The last in our series of podcasts on selecting a fiduciary. Should you consider our firm, Fleming & Curti, as fiduciary? We started this cycle with a general discussion: what does “fiduciary” mean, anyway? And how do you select a successor trustee, personal representative or agent for your powers of attorney? If you don’t think…

Arizona health care directives

Arizona Health Care Directives: A Primer

At Fleming & Curti, PLC, we see a lot of confusion about Arizona health care directives. Many of our clients are unsure about whether they have signed a living will, or whether they need to sign new documents when they are admitted to the hospital. Many people have a hard time understanding Arizona’s unique “Prehospital…

Professional fiduciaries

Professional Fiduciaries and Your Estate Plan

Choosing your fiduciary can be challenging. Even understanding the duties and challenges facing your fiduciary can be difficult. Sometimes you need to consider professional fiduciaries. What is a professional fiduciary? In Arizona and some other states, there is an industry of professional fiduciaries. Some have legal backgrounds, some social service or financial backgrounds. One of…