Do I Need a Lawyer to Do a Trust?

2021-03-05T13:40:52+00:00March 3rd, 2021|

It’s important for everyone to think carefully about their estate, especially in the face of ill health or in advanced age. While you probably have some ideas as to how you would prefer to distribute your assets to your loved [...]

What Is the Main Purpose of Estate Planning?

2021-02-22T14:55:29+00:00February 10th, 2021|

Do you have confidence that your family will have easy access to your assets and property after your death? An Orange County estate planning lawyer is a fantastic resource if you are ready to start developing your own estate plan [...]

How Do You Avoid Probate?

2021-02-22T14:53:15+00:00February 9th, 2021|

Probate is the legal process of transferring a deceased individual’s ownership rights upon their death. When the deceased person has no estate plan, will, trust, or other formal documents in place outlining their final wishes, the probate process is a [...]

What Is the Purpose of a Probate?

2021-01-11T05:05:14+00:00December 30th, 2020|

Whenever a person dies and leaves behind property and assets, the probate process is the legal process of distributing ownership over these assets to the deceased’s beneficiaries. Probate is a commonly misunderstood process, and it’s important to know what to [...]

California Proposition 19: How it Affects Property Tax

2021-01-28T18:41:16+00:00November 25th, 2020|

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the California voters passed Proposition 19 which will have a significant effect on everyone's ability to transfer the current property tax assessment to your children or, in some cases, your grandchildren. Proposition 19 had two [...]

Ways to Cope with a Loved One’s Chronic Illness

2020-07-10T14:17:23+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Coping with a loved one who has a chronic illness can be emotionally devastating. No life skill exists to prepare you to provide care for a seriously ill family member indefinitely. If the chronic illness is expected to last years, [...]

What You Should Expect From The Probate Process

2020-04-09T14:06:27+00:00April 21st, 2018|

When a person passes away, it is up to loved ones and others to deal with his or her California estate and ensure that assets go where they should. This can include paying off remaining debts and dealing with disputes [...]

Are Creditors Threatening To Take Your Vehicle? You Have Options.

2020-04-09T12:33:35+00:00April 20th, 2018|

California readers know there are many drawbacks and negative consequences involved with owing a significant amount of debt. From constant phone calls from creditors to the threat of losing your vehicle, falling behind on your payments can affect multiple areas [...]

Are You Good With Money Or Do You Just Think You Are?

2020-02-03T13:41:19+00:00March 19th, 2018|

You may never have considered yourself the best with money, but you likely also did not consider yourself irresponsible. After all, you may splurge once in a while, but you do not typically overspend often. However, you may have realized [...]

Creating An Estate Plan Isn’t As Difficult As People Think

2020-02-03T14:49:31+00:00February 16th, 2018|

Every adult living here in California could benefit from an estate plan. No one can tell the future, and few people expect a debilitating or deadly illness or injury to happen. Under these circumstances, it would be a good idea [...]

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