February 19, 2016
Edmunds Law

Do We Value Privacy – FBI versus Apple

By now you have likely heard about the FBI’s demand, issued via a Federal Court Judge in Riverside California, that Apple turn over a non-existent program to brute force the password on an iPhone. As far as anyone knows, this program does not exist, and yet they were given only 5 days to comply. As

February 15, 2016
Edmunds Law

Our Supreme Court – The Passing of Justice Scalia

With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this past weekend, the Country is set once again high political drama. I would suggest that you expect Republican demands that no action be taken, and Democratic cries at blocking a nomination … but our elected officials did not spare a moment. Within hours of the

February 8, 2016
Edmunds Law

UPDATE – Mental Health Care Power of Attorney

A quick update to the proposed changes to the Mental Health Care Power of Attorney in Arizona.  As you will recall, the proposed change will prevent a person suffering from an incapacity from revoking a power of attorney until they have recovered.   The bill SB1169 passed the Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee on

February 2, 2016
Edmunds Law

IRS Annual Dirty Dozen

Once again, it is time to deal with taxes.  For some of us, that means trying to file as quickly as we can and get that refund in hand and book a 7 day Mexican Riviera Cruise for spring break.  For others, it means putting things off until the very last minute to avoid having

January 29, 2016
Edmunds Law

Proposed Changes to Mental Health Care Power of Attorney

Mental health is, and has always been, a complex subject. There is a delicate balance between respecting the rights and desires of the person so effected, and ensuring the safety of those suffering or of the public at large. A good estate plan will likely include some form of Mental Health Care Power of Attorney