Real Estate Planning
Without A Revocable Trust, A Probate Will Be Necessary
Question: My wife and I have lived in California our entire lives. My wife recently passed away. Although I want to keep our home in California, I would like to buy a second home in North Phoenix. Should I buy the home in North Phoenix with some type of trust? Answer: Probably. You should contact…Read More
Short-Term Rentals and the Arizona Supreme Court
Question: Although your Q&A column has said several times in the last few years that CC&Rs can be amended by an HOA community to prohibit short-term rentals, hasn’t the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that CC&Rs cannot be amended by an HOA community to prohibit short-term rentals? In other words, can or cannot CC&Rs be amended…Read More
Who Gets the Condo, the Husband or the Son?
Question: In the winter months my husband and I live in our Scottsdale condominium. Our deed says “community property with right of survivorship.” I have a son from my first marriage who is attending Arizona State University, and I want my son to have my interest in the Scottsdale condominium after I die. My will…Read More