November 29, 2018

What to Tell Your Family Members about Your Estate Plan

When you begin estate planning, you should consider what to tell your family members about your estate plan. What you tell them, and what you don’t […]
November 27, 2018

How Can Estate Planning Help Your Family After a Serious Medical Diagnosis?

You or someone in your family has just received a serious medical diagnosis. You are overwhelmed with doctor’s appointments, treatment options, anxiety, and stress. How will […]
November 22, 2018

No Matter How Much You Own, You Need an Estate Plan

Some families think that because they do not have much money, they do not need to do any estate planning. In fact, it does not matter […]
November 20, 2018

What Are Transfer on Death Securities in California?

When you are helping to settle a deceased relative’s estate, you may come across some transfer on death securities. To properly pass on all the estate […]
November 15, 2018

Will Your Lifetime Decisions Impact Relatives’ Inheritances from Your Estate?

Decisions that you make during your lifetime can have a substantial impact on which property relatives will inherit from your estate. It is important to review […]
November 13, 2018

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?

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

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. […]