Sacramento Special Needs Lawyer: What Benefits Are Available for Children with Special Needs?

Children with special needs, or Children with Special Health Care Needs as defined by the Social Security Act, are eligible to receive a number of government benefits to pay for the aid, care, and services that are available to them. There are many ways a child can qualify as a Child with Special Health Care […]

Sacramento County Probate Lawyers: Avoiding Probate with a Roth IRA

Many people plan for their retirement by using Roth IRAs due to their great tax benefits, but most people don’t know that Roth IRAs are also excellent for avoiding probate. First, here are some basics about tax planning with Roth IRAs that Sacramento County probate lawyers typically go over with their clients: Unlike traditional IRAs […]

Sacramento Elder Law Lawyer: 5 Red Flags of Financial Abuse

The elderly are too often targets of unscrupulous individuals who may try to take an unsuspecting senior’s money. Seniors are especially vulnerable as they become less cognitively able and thus more dependent on other adults. Unfortunately, as a Sacramento elder law lawyer, I can tell you that elder financial abuse is common in California. Here […]

Folsom Special Needs Lawyer: Special Needs Planning for Divorced Families

When it comes to creating a special needs plan for a loved one with disabilities, as a Folsom special needs lawyer, it’s the hope that all family members are in agreement and ideally on the same page. But, even if everyone is working together, there can be issues when the parents are divorced. Often, there […]

Folsom Will Lawyer: A Life Estate Can Prevent Your New Spouse and Adult Kids from Fighting Over Your House When You’re Gone

A common concern for those who have remarried is that they still want to leave the bulk of their estate to their adult children without abandoning their current spouse. The solution? Create a life estate. A life estate is a tenancy that allows a person to use a property for the rest of their natural […]

Sacramento County Probate Lawyer: Can Beneficiaries Demand a Formal Accounting of an Estate?

An estate administrator has a duty to manage the estate and do so in the best interest of the beneficiaries. However, not every administrator acts in good faith, and even when they do, disputes and discrepancies can make a beneficiary want to know exactly where the assets are and where they’re going.  What duty does […]

Estate Lawyer in Folsom: What Happens if I Don’t Have a Will?

Dying intestate, or without a will, is very common. If you die without a will, your property will go through Sacramento County probate and is then distributed according to California’s intestacy laws. Intestacy laws govern intestate property. They go into effect unless there is a valid will to testify to the deceased’s wishes or an […]

Folsom Probate Lawyer: The Person Who Provides for You Suddenly Dies. What Happens to You?

When the primary breadwinner dies, his or her surviving spouse, domestic partner and minor children can find themselves without the necessary resources to maintain their current lifestyle. If you find yourself in this position, you do have options. Under California laws, you have entitlements regarding a place to live, use of personal property and a […]

Preliminary Do’s and Don’ts for Special Needs Planning in Folsom

Special needs planning in Folsom can be daunting if you’re just starting. However, a Folsom special needs lawyer can save you the headache of planning and the worry over whether your plan will be executed properly. If you’re new to special needs planning and aren’t sure where to start, check out these do’s and don’ts […]

Folsom Elder Law Attorney Warns: “Adult Children May Be Responsible for Their Parent’s Nursing Home Bill!”

Most people don’t realize the high cost of nursing home care until an aging parent’s health declines to the point that they need to move into one. As a Folsom elder law attorney, I can’t stress enough that this is a really bad time to learn that your family could need to come up with […]

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