Digital Assets: California is Moving in the Right Direction

Good news! California is taking steps toward putting a legal framework in place for handling digital assets after someone passes away.  I’ve been talking to you for years about including digital assets in your estate plan and now the law is catching up. Digital assets such as email accounts, social media online, and even online […]

Sacramento Estate Planning for Blended Families

Many people are familiar with this common horror story: a parent remarries later in life to a person with a family of his or her own; when the parent passes away, their estate goes entirely to their new spouse through the laws of intestacy. When the new spouse then dies, the cumulative estate goes to […]

Grandma Needs To Change Her Trust – Special Considerations for Grandparents of Special Needs Children

Many loving, well-meaning grandparents have estate plans that are ticking time-bombs for their special needs grandchildren. They think they are doing the right thing by creating a trust for their grandchild with disabilities to ensure that they get the highest level of care after they and the child’s parents are gone. This could be a […]

Folsom Special Needs Lawyer: Basics of a Special Needs Trust

For families with special needs individuals, ensuring the care for their loved ones once the caretakers are gone is of the utmost priority. The loss of specialized care and Medi-Cal or SSI benefits is a very real danger if proper special needs planning is not put in place, which is why Folsom special needs lawyers […]

Beware! Estate Planning Fraud in Sacramento is on the Rise

Identity theft is the fastest rising crime in America today. Criminal syndicates located overseas are gaining access to your personal information through a variety of tactics and using that information to open credit cards and bank accounts to buy products that they are then selling for profit. Due to complex international laws most of these […]

3 Talking Points to Help Your Reluctant Spouse Meet with a Folsom Will and Trust Lawyer

Need help motivating your spouse to meet with a Will and Trust lawyer here in Folsom? We know from experience that the legal planning process is usually initiated by one spouse, and is often met with hesitation by the other. It is understandable why one or both spouses would be reluctant to meet with an […]

What You Should Know About California’s New Right-to-Die Law | Folsom Will Attorney

As of last fall, California joined just a handful of other states to legalize the right of terminally ill patients to end their life with the assistance of a physician. The new law officially goes into effect on June 9th, 2016. The California Right-to-Die law was modeled after a similar law in Oregon, but provides […]

Folsom Wills and Trusts Lawyer: What is a Pour-Over Will?

Most people are familiar with a basic Last Will and Testament, but very few people in Folsom know what a Pour-Over Will is. Essentially, a Pour-Over Will is used in conjunction with a Trust, usually a Revocable Living Trust, and it directs that any assets you own outside of the trust at the time of […]

Sacramento County Business Owners: 5 Benefits that Estate Planning Can Provide You

Creating and building a successful business in Sacramento County is incredibly difficult and maintaining that success is just as challenging. You hire accountants and lawyers to make sure you are protected from those who seek to take away what you have worked so hard to achieve, but are you protected from those that will seek […]

Folsom Elder Law Attorney: Having THAT Conversation with an Elderly Parent

Many of us are lucky enough to have our parents around long enough for them to know their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. If you are one of the blessed, consider yourself lucky. However, there is one thing that you may eventually have to face – a parent who should not live at home alone anymore. As […]

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