January 1, 2019

What Happens to Your Student Loans After Your Death?

If you have significant student loans like many Californians, you may wonder if they will affect your estate planning. You probably have concerns about burdening your […]
December 27, 2018

How the Birth of a Child Affects Your Estate Plan

For new parents, just getting out of the house can be a struggle, let alone getting to a lawyer’s office for a serious meeting. Take the […]
December 25, 2018

How a Marriage Affects Your Estate Plan

You just returned from your honeymoon, and you and your new husband or wife are filling out paperwork to change your last name. You suddenly realize […]
December 20, 2018

Preparing to Take Care of Your Aging Parents

When you are preparing to take care of your aging parents, your attention may be on the practical questions and not on the legal ones. Figuring […]
December 18, 2018

Could Creditors Access the Money in Your Trust?

If you are starting a trust, one of your motivations may be to protect trust assets from creditor claims. You should know that creditors can access […]
December 13, 2018

Designating an Emergency Guardian for Your Children

Planning for a time when you are not able to care for your children may not be the first thing on your mind while you are […]
December 11, 2018

Leaving a Vacation Home or Second Home to Your Relatives

When you own a vacation home or second home, you may want to keep it in the family by leaving it to your relatives. To make […]
December 6, 2018

Should Your Estate Plan Change After You Receive a Personal Injury Settlement?

After you receive a personal injury settlement, you should take a second look at your estate plan. While being injured in an accident is often painful […]
December 4, 2018

How Will a Reverse Mortgage Affect Your Estate Planning?

If you are considering taking out a reverse mortgage on your home, keep in mind that it will affect your estate planning in a few ways. […]