Who is eligible to receive SSI benefits?

One type of government benefit meant to help those who cannot work includes Supplemental Security Income (SSI). A person may be eligible for SSI benefits if they are aged, blind or disabled and have limited resources and income, among other requirements. It is...

What are the three types of probate in Arizona?

Sometimes when a person in the Tucson area passes away, it is necessary for their estate to be probated. This may be the case if they do not have an estate plan or if they only have a will, not a trust. Through probate, a person’s estate assets will be located, any...

What is the role of a representative payee?

Many people in Southern Arizona plan on utilizing Social Security benefits as a means of funding their retirement. However, it is often the case that a person becomes unable to manage their own finances as they age. In anticipation of that possibility a person may...