Sacramento Estate Planning Attorney: What’s the Difference Between an Executor and a Power of Attorney?

One of the many questions Sacramento estate planning lawyers get asked is “how long is a Power of Attorney in effect?” The answer to that question is complicated in the beginning, but very simple at the end: depending on what type of Power of Attorney you have, it may be in effect as soon as […]

When Does A Power of Attorney in California Expire?

A Power of Attorney is a legal device that is used to give someone the power to act on your behalf if you are unable to.  For example, if you have Alzheimer’s disease, there is a possibility that you will get to the point where it is no longer possible for you to make decisions. […]

When Does a Power of Attorney End in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California estate lawyers are forever advising clients on the importance of powers of attorney.  These documents can be used to name the person in charge of making another’s medical decisions, or even to take care of someone’s finances in his or her stead.  There are a number of great reasons to employ the power […]

What Does a Probate Lawyer in Sacramento Do?

Oftentimes, a person isn’t even aware of what a probate lawyer in Sacramento does until he or she is in need of one.  Of course, it is a great idea to hire a probate lawyer, often called an estate planning lawyer,  before you actually “need” his or her services so that things can go as […]

Continuing Legal Concerns For California Same-Sex Couples Following The Overturn of DOMA and Proposition 8

In a landmark 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court paved the way on Tuesday for marriage equality by overturning section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which defines marriage between a man and a woman on the federal level. Likewise, the Court chose to “decline” to uphold California’s Proposition 8, which means that Judge […]

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Sacramento

All across the nation, states and communities are struggling with their views on same-sex marriage.  While many aspects of the issue are being debated, voted on, appealed, and so much more, that doesn’t change the fact that same-sex couples in Sacramento need to have legal protection to ensure their estate planning wishes are met and […]

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 […]

Estate Planning Lawyer in Gold River Offers Key Considerations When Choosing Your Power of Attorney Agent

As an estate planning lawyer in Gold River, I’ve witnessed first-hand how disability, incapacity and the natural affects of aging prevent people from taking care of their financial and personal affairs each and every day. Some people are prepared for this and have someone legally ready and able to act in their stead.  Others are […]

Learning the different types of Powers of Attorney: The Springing Power of Attorney

By: Heather Chubb, Estates Lawyer in Sacramento A springing power of attorney is a durable power of attorney whose powers “spring” into effect only after a predetermined event, such as incapacity or disability. This tends to be an attractive alternative for people who do not feel comfortable with a durable power of attorney that takes […]

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