October 11, 2018

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?

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 […]
October 4, 2018

Can Children of Unmarried Parents Inherit in California?

If you are a parent who is not legally married to the other parent of your children, you may wonder if your children can inherit from […]
October 2, 2018

Own a Small Business? Why You Need an Estate Plan

If you own a small business, you need an estate plan to help you prepare for a time when you cannot make decisions about the business […]
September 25, 2018

Medi-Cal Recovery: How Will It Affect Your Estate Plan?

California offers the Medi-Cal health coverage program for adults and children who have limited financial resources. Some people who lose health insurance after retirement may qualify […]
September 18, 2018

Life Insurance: Is It Right for You?

For those beginning to plan for retirement, life insurance often seems like an attractive option. Before you fill out the application and begin paying premiums for […]
September 13, 2018

Estate Planning When You Have No Heirs

If you believe that you have no close relatives, you may wonder why and how to do estate planning. First, just about everybody has heirs, but […]