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How You Can Make An Arizona Living Will

Living Trusts | ARTEMiS Law Firm
A living will in Arizona is an important written document that protects your freedom to make decisions about your medical care, before you're in a position where you're not able to communicate those yourself. Creating an Arizona living will is a straightforward process. It can be done with the aid of an attorney or with DIY living will forms. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to an estate planning attorney about your unique situation. What is a living will in Arizona? All of us have a constitutional right to make our own medical treatment decisions for issues such as: - Life support - End-of-life care - Organ donation - Autopsy If…

What Is The Difference Between A Will And A Trust?

It can be confusing to figure out if you need a will or a trust if you live in Arizona. To start, what is the difference between a will and a trust? Wills and trusts are both useful legal documents that come together to create a solid estate plan. This post gives an overview of the differences between these two documents. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a estate planning attorney about your unique situation. What is the major difference between a will and a trust? Wills and trusts are dynamic legal documents that can be customized to fit many different situations. However, the major legal difference between the two…

What Are HIPAA Basics For Arizona?

HIPAA Matters | ARTEMiS Law Firm
The specific contours and applications of HIPAA are complex, so when in doubt it is always best to seek formal legal advice. There are, however, a few general guidelines that everyone should be aware of when thinking about HIPAA. Disclaimer: Please note that this article is not intended to be legal advice. You should always talk to a healthcare law attorney about your unique situation. What is HIPAA?  The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, commonly known as HIPAA, was enacted by Congress in order to make it easier for people to keep health insurance, protect confidential healthcare information, and to lower the rising costs of medical care by simplifying the billing and coding systems of providers, thus allowing for…