November 13, 2018
When Your Children Leave for College, Who Makes Decisions for Them?

When Your Children Leave for College, Who Makes Decisions for Them?

When your children leave for college, your ability to make decisions for them changes dramatically. Often they no longer live in your house, they are legally […]
November 1, 2018
What Happens to Your Debt After Your Death?

What Happens to Your Debt After Your Death?

Credit cards, college loans, mortgages, and other common lending techniques leave many people in debt at some point in their life. Others have unexpected medical needs […]
October 30, 2018
Single v. Married: Status How Spouses Factor Into Estate Planning

Single v. Married Status: How Spouses Factor Into Estate Planning

Whether you are currently single, just married, or married for many years, you should know that your marital status affects how your estate will be distributed. […]
October 23, 2018
Including Funeral and Burial Wishes in Your Estate Plan

Including Funeral and Burial Wishes in Your Estate Plan

Some people have strong wishes about their funeral, burial, and other end-of-life questions. Rather than hoping your family members will remember your wishes years later, you […]
October 16, 2018
Setting Up a Foundation or a Scholarship in California

Setting Up a Foundation or a Scholarship in California

For those with the means and the desire, setting up a foundation or a scholarship in California can be a wonderful way to give back to […]
October 11, 2018
Can Your Spouse Inherit If You Are Separated?

Can Your Spouse Inherit If You Are Separated?

If you are separated from your spouse, it could impact who inherits your estate. The law in California says that depending on the circumstances, your spouse […]
October 9, 2018
Power of Attorney v. Health Care Directive: What’s the Difference?

Power of Attorney v. Health Care Directive: What’s the Difference?

When working on your estate plan, you may hear the terms “power of attorney” and “health care directive”. These two terms mean slightly different things, and […]