The Dangers of Denial – Why You Need to Plan for Long-Term Care for Your Parents

Longer lives are among the greatest achievements of our modern era. Advances in healthcare and other progress related to human safety have resulted in what the United Nations says is one of the most significant social transformations of the 21st century. However, with the success of longer lives comes problems that catch most of us off-guard. […]

Folsom Estate and Elder Law Attorney: Can Someone with Signs of Dementia Sign Legal Documents?

Millions of individuals are affected by dementia in their lifetime. Unfortunately, it is usually after a medical crisis like dementia hits that many families begin to think about estate planning. What people don’t realize, however, is that it may be “too late” under the law to to make a plan after dementia strikes.  This is […]

How to Tell Grandma That Someone Else Will Be Your Child’s Guardian | Folsom Will Lawyer

If you have minor children, one of the most critical parts of your estate plan will be appointing a guardian to take care of them if something should happen to you. If you are lucky, you and your spouse have several great relatives to choose from. You ultimately need to make a decision of who […]

Folsom Estate Attorney: How to Leave Assets to Your Step-Children

Blended families are becoming more and more common in modern society, yet estate laws remain largely unchanged and still geared toward a “traditional” family structure.  This poses an issue when it comes to leaving an inheritance for step-children in an estate plan.  Step-children are often not legally adopted by the new spouse, which means they […]

Folsom Elder Law Lawyer: Will Medi-Cal Collect from My Estate After Death?

As a Folsom elder law lawyer, I whole-heartedly believe that Medi-Cal is a solid option available for seniors in the Sacramento area who need help paying for long-term care.  Medi-Cal is a needs-based program, meaning that strict income and asset limits are adhered to and seniors can face penalties if they do not meet those […]

Folsom Elder Law Attorney Answers: Is Long-Term Care Insurance a Good Investment?

As a Folsom elder law attorney, I get this question quite a bit. Should I invest in long-term care insurance? The answer is….maybe.  Let me explain. First, you should consider the fact that the Department of Health and Human Services estimates that anyone reaching the age of 65 years has a 40% chance of entering […]

How to Handle International Assets and Property in Your Sacramento County Estate Planning

Often, when we think of someone having property overseas, we think of George Clooney and his Italian villa or Richard Branson and his private island. However, plenty of everyday Americans own property or assets in other countries, and it may become part of their estates when they pass on. There are special considerations to keep […]

Rebuilding Communities: How to Designate a Charitable Gift through Your Sacramento Estate Plan

This tragic hurricane season and other disasters have taken a toll on many parts of the United States and the Caribbean. They have also taken a toll on the charitable organizations that step in when a crisis hits.  As a will and trust lawyer in Sacramento, it is gratifying to meet with clients who want […]

Folsom Will Lawyer Offers Essential Estate Planning Considerations for Parents

Being a responsible parent is usually associated with car seats, safety gear, homework reminders for grade schoolers and trying to decide whether or not your teenager is responsible enough to drive to school on his or her own. Creating an estate plan for those children is not something we usually associate with responsible parenting, but, […]

Sacramento Estate Planning Lawyer: Pet Trusts…They’re Not Just for the Rich and Famous

Not too long ago, a person who decided to leave an inheritance behind for their pet might be considered eccentric, to say the least. Take, for example, the case of Leona Helmsley: when she died in 2007, she left her dog Trouble an inheritance worth $12 million. While there may have been other factors weighing […]

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