Do you have an elderly parent with dementia or signs of it? Seniors are at a higher risk of developing dementia than other categories, so it should not come as a surprise. However, you should prepare for the time when they are no longer able to manage their affairs and you need to assist them. You can do that by setting up a durable power of attorney.
After a loved one dies, a family member or close friend often steps in as successor trustee of a living trust. This time period is often fraught with grief and anxiety as the successor trustee endeavors to ascertain what happens next. The following are some of the first nine steps a successor trustee must take.
- Grieve. Take time to plan the funeral, grieve your loss, and allow the family to get their bearings. Few things rise to the level of an emergency after the loss of a loved one.
- Collect information. Begin collecting the deceased’s mail and consider redirecting the mail. Review the...
Arizona attorney Dennis Wilenchik has experienced and witnessed it all over his 39-year career as an expert civil and white collar criminal litigation attorney.
We’ve already seen a few examples where Wilenchik and his team at Wilenchik & Bartness have successfully represented clients in high profile cases in our state, with some gaining national and international attention.
AFM was able to...
It comes as no surprise that attorney Dennis Wilenchik has consistently been named “Best Trial Lawyer” over the years in AFM’s annual Best of Our Valley, while being dubbed a “Superlawyer” and listed among the top lawyers in both Arizona and in the U.S.
Introduction by Alyssa DeMember
IN A WORLD OF CUTTHROAT COURT BATTLES, child custody issues and fighting over finances, The Aurit Center for Divorce Mediation seeks to change the way we approach the subject of divorce. Michael and Karen Aurit are transforming the divorce process into something that does not need to be ugly. As co-founders of the leading family mediation firm in the Valley, this husband-and-wife team is committed to making divorce more peaceful.
One moment after stepping into The Aurit Center’s North Scottsdale office, visitors can feel the divorce...