February 15, 2018
health care directive

When should I get a Health Care Directive?

When is the right time for an Advanced Health Care Directive? A lot of people think that setting up a Health Care Directive can wait until […]
February 1, 2018
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Setting Up A Parenting Plan

Child Custody Parenting Plan (Visitation) A parenting plan for visitation is typically set up for the noncustodial parent.  Section 1.11 of California Child Custody Ligation and […]
January 15, 2018

Updating Your Trust

With a new year, we tend to think about getting things done that we have put off in the past.  Among other things, it’s also a […]
November 17, 2017

How to talk to your parents about their estate planning

They want what is best for you, but are they prepared? How do you talk to your parents about their estate planning? Many of us travel […]
October 19, 2017

Beware of Unwanted Solicitation on Your Property Profile

An Offer for Your Property Profile may be unwanted solicitation in your mailbox. After a document is recorded on your property, you may receive what looks […]
September 28, 2017

Legal Separation. How is it different from Divorce?

Legal Separation.  Is it the same as filing for divorce? NO. Divorce also means “dissolution of marriage.”  Whereas, a Legal Separation means you are still married.  […]
August 2, 2017
Affordable Estate Plan

Transferring Property Between Parents and Children

Do you know that transferring property from a parent to a child does not increase property taxes? Usually, when real property is transferred to a new […]
August 2, 2017

Pet Trust – Taking Care of Your 4-Legged Children

Setting Up a Pet Trust Have you ever wondered who would take care of your pets (aka your 4-legged children) when you die?  Whether you have […]
July 27, 2017

How to Avoid Probate

All personal and real property is subject to probate, depending upon value and ownership.  This article describes some of the more common types of property we […]