How to Contest a Will in Sacramento

Despite the best efforts of wills and trusts lawyers in Sacramento, there are times when a will is challenged.  There can be many reasons why this happens, and it is up to the courts to determine what is appropriate in these situations.  Some of these include: The will wasn’t signed The person creating the will […]

What Happens To An Inheritance If You File Bankruptcy In California?

A client visited me last week to change her estate plan.  Among the reasons was that one of her children had recently filed for bankruptcy and she didn’t want the inheritance to be taken.  She wasn’t terminally ill or planning on exiting anytime soon, but was concerned about the effect of bankruptcy.  I was able […]

Fair Oaks Lawyer Explains How To Tackle Estate Planning When You Live in Two States

Being able to split your time between two or more places you love is a much-desired retirement dream for many people.  A great example is those folks referred to as “snowbirds” who live further north in the US during the summer and then head back to the warmer southern states for the winter.  That allows […]

California Probate 101: The Basics

Probate is a process that can differ from state to state.  That means that the laws that apply here in Northern California might not be the same as other places.  With such variance in what applies, it’s just good sense to work with an estate planning attorney in Sacramento who will be up-to-date on all […]

Planning Operating Expenses into Your Wills and Trusts Administration In Fair Oaks

When working with a wills and trusts administration lawyer here in Fair Oaks, CA, there are certain things you likely already have in mind.  For example, you may want to set up trusts to avoid tax pitfalls or to create a will which clearly outlines what is to happen to your property upon your death.  […]

Wills and Trust Administration Basics in Sacramento County: What Does It Mean to Contest a Will?

When it comes to the administration of your will in El Dorado or Sacramento County, you likely assume that the hard work and planning you put in with your lawyer will ensure everything goes off without a hitch.  The good news is that this is precisely what happens the majority of the time.  Wills and […]

Probate Attorney in Sacramento Answers, “Should I pre-pay for my funeral or have it come out of my estate?”

There are many advantages of pre-paying your funeral before you pass away. The most obvious benefit is having the peace of mind knowing that your funeral and subsequent burial will happen exactly as you want it and that your family will not be burdened with additional expenses after you are gone. But the Sacramento probate […]

Probate Lawyer in Gold River Says, “Plan For the Worst: Name an Alternative Executor.”

By: Heather Chubb, Probate Attorney in Gold River, CA What would happen if the Executor of your will passes away before you do or simply declines the responsibility of administering your estate when called upon? Believe it or not, this happens quite frequently, and if you don’t have an alternative named in their place, a […]

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