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

Arizona Gets Its Own ABLE Act Accounts

You probably already know a thing or two about the ABLE Act. It offers new flexibility and autonomy for people with disabilities. Now residents of Arizona can open an ABLE Act account with the new AZ ABLE program. What is ABLE? The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act passed Congress in 2014. It permitted states…

Undue Influence and Limited Capacity Do Not Necessarily Justify Conservatorship

OCTOBER 31, 2016 VOLUME 23 NUMBER 41 In our legal practice, we frequently deal with individuals with limited capacity. Sometimes we speak of them being “incapacitated” or “incompetent.” Sometimes they are “disabled,” or qualify as “vulnerable adults,” or are subject to “undue influence.” But each of those terms means something specific, and some variations even…