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Probate Court, known in other states as ‘Surrogate Court,’ handles matters on behalf of persons who are unable to do so because they are absent, or perhaps incapacitated. The most common matter in Probate Court is dispositioning the property of someone who has passed away, known as a Decedent. At Millett Law Office we can help you navigate the entire Probate process.learn more
Probate Court also handles Guardianship. The Court will appoint a legal Guardian for someone who does not have capacity to manage their own affairs, known as a Ward. This may be an aging adult, someone with a disability, or a minor. Many times the Court appoints public fiduciaries as Guardians of adults. This is a complicated process and we can help every step of the way.learn more
The specific language of a Will is crucial. A good Will makes your intentions clear, it clarifies the deliberate wishes of a sound mind, and prevents confusion and conflict between heirs. A Trust is a legal entity that can live perpetually. It owns your property for you, so that when you pass away there is no break in ownership, and no need to involve the Courts. We can help with both Wills & Trusts so your property is protected and won't be tied up in courts should you or a loved one pass away.learn more
The Arizona Long-Term Care System is public assisted long-term care, Medicaid, in Arizona. This assistance is need-based, and there are a series of qualifications an applicant must meet in order to be eligible. Before you make any decisions or attempts to qualify for ALTCS, it is important to seek experienced help.learn more
This is general information and not intended as legal advice. Please consult an attorney regarding your own personal circumstances.