Questions Concerning An Irrevocable Trust? Where to Look for Answers and How to Make Changes

by Garrett J. Olexa, Member, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. One of the many advantages of a revocable trust is that changes to a revocable trust can be easily made by amending or restating the trust instrument. When dealing with irrevocable trusts, however, the ability to effect change is often…

Continue reading

The “Sound Mind”

By: Garrett Olexa Defining Mental Capacity and How it Impacts Your Ability to Conduct Business, Manage Your Estate, and Even Vote. According to recent statistics, the U.S. population aged 65 and older is projected to nearly double over the next three decades. This year, baby boomers are between the ages…

Continue reading

Personal Representatives of the Estate of a Vulnerable Adult Need to be Aware of Arizona’s Adult Protective Services Act

By: Garrett J. Olexa A personal representative of a decedent’s estate has a statutory duty to serve the best interests of the successors to the estate. One such duty is to take possession and control of the decedent’s property for purposes of administering the estate. A personal representative is also…

Continue reading

Do You Have An Exit Strategy From Your Business?

By: Garrett J. Olexa Are you among the large percentage of the population nearing retirement? Have you considered how your family will be cared for in the event you become disabled or seriously ill and are unable to manage your business? What will happen to your family and your business…

Continue reading

Contractual Arbitration Provisions: Are They Worth Keeping in Your Business Contracts?

Arbitration of grievances is one of the oldest forms of alternative dispute resolution. The Federal Arbitration Act passed in 1925, and over the years the United States Supreme Court has rendered a number of decisions that solidified its use as a form of alternative dispute resolution. By the mid-1980s the…

Continue reading

Garrett Olexa Featured in AZRE

Jennings Strouss attorney Garrett J. Olexa was featured in AZRE discussing what commercial landlords should know before locking out a commercial tenant. Read the full article here.

Continue reading