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According to a Pew Research survey, 40% of new marriages in the United States are second (or subsequent) marriages for at least one of the spouses. Currently, more than 42 million people in the United States are remarried. This dynamic has placed more adults in need of solid techniques for estate planning for second marriages […]
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A Last Will and Testament (Will) and trust documents protect and give people control over their assets, even after their death. Unfortunately, disagreements regarding estates may give rise to estate litigation. Beneficiaries and others who believe they deserve a share of the estate may contest a Will or litigate a Trust. Estate litigation can have […]
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A Special Needs Trust can be a powerful tool to allow a recipient of public funds to have a better quality of life without jeopardizing their benefits. However, special needs trusts are highly complex and must comply with various requirements to fulfill their objective. Many people turn to a special needs attorney for help creating […]
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After selecting the type of business you want to form, the next step is to select the best state to incorporate your business. A knowledgeable and experienced business attorney with Harrison Law, PLLC can help you understand all of your legal and financial options and make recommendations based on your particular situation. Consider contacting our […]
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Forming a new business is an exciting time in any entrepreneur’s life. Those hoping to set their small business up for success from the start may be interested in obtaining a business startup attorney as soon as possible. A business startup attorney that specializes in small businesses could help your business thrive from the very […]
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Technology companies are driving a new boom in commercial real estate leasing, as these businesses look to expand with new office spaces. The tech industry has been the main driving force of the commercial real estate market since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the JLL Technology Research Group. Tech companies who are […]
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  An estate plan leaves behind a legacy for family members and close friends. Many individuals take time to address their wealth and assets but fail to consider outstanding debts. Those debts can haunt your beneficiaries, distracting from your initial intentions. The experienced Arizona estate planning attorneys at Harrison Law, PLLC, can help you handle […]
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Franchises drive a significant segment of the modern business world, generating more than 40 percent of retail sales (or nearly $1 trillion) in the U.S alone. The right franchise opportunity can provide an ideal entry into business ownership by giving you all the ready-made tools and processes necessary for success. The right franchise can also […]
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  Many people understand the importance of creating a clear, comprehensive estate plan for their personal life. Ideally, you’ve already taken steps to prepare your Last Will and Testament, Financial Power of Attorney, Healthcare Power of Attorney, and any living trusts you wish to fund for your beneficiaries. Have you applied the same thoughtfulness and […]
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Many people start thinking about estate planning and Powers of Attorney (POA) issues only after they have reached a certain age and/or financial status. While this timing may seem reasonable, it also exposes those individuals to unnecessary risks earlier in life. If your child has reached college age, you should view this juncture as the […]
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  Proper estate planning can prove critical for the long-term happiness, security, and stability of your surviving loved ones. However, the legal documents and structures commonly associated with an estate plan are not the only documents that would assist if an emergency event occurs. Even the most scrupulously prepared Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney […]
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As I often mention during the meeting when clients sign their estate plan documents, that an estate plan is “not designed to be set in stone forever.” For the most part, estate plans and their respective documents are designed to evolve as the individual’s life changes. Without the ability to amend or revise the documents, and as the years pass by, an estate plan becomes outdated and practically useless.

Oftentimes an outdated estate plan causes logistical problems for those individuals in areas of responsibility as they attempt to unravel what should occur. Unfortunately, it also leads to the estate ending
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If you’ve chosen to organize your business as a limited liability company in Arizona, there are a number of steps you must take to launch your new enterprise. The Articles of Incorporation is one of the first – and most important – legal documents you must prepare and file with the Arizona Corporation Commission for approval.

All states require new corporations to file Articles of Incorporation with the appropriate state authority. Although the requirements vary from state to state, Articles of Incorporation for a limited liability company generally serve the same purpose in all jurisdictions:

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Begin Several Months in Advance For the majority of entrepreneurs and new business owners, time is a precious commodity. Finding time is a challenge. When launching a new business, it is critically important to follow a proper timeline. Failure to execute the new business start-up steps in advance and also in the correct order can […]
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