Ask a Sacramento Probate Lawyer: “My Mother Just Passed Away. What Paperwork Do I Need?”

After the loss of a loved one, there’s so much to do. You need to communicate with family members, plan the funeral, and begin the process of settling the estate.  As a Sacramento probate lawyer, I can help you by giving you a list of important documents that you should gather to begin closing out […]

Folsom Estate Attorney Warns About Leaving Vacation Homes to Heirs

If you have a vacation home, whether it’s located here in California or in another state, you may want to leave it to your heirs after you pass away. But, what you think is a wonderful gift can turn into their worst nightmare if you are not careful. Here are three critical questions that a […]

Sacramento County Will Lawyers: How to Disinherit an Heir

  If you are reading this blog by our Sacramento County will lawyers, you might be considering disinheriting someone. We know that this is sometimes a very tough choice, but if you are ready to move forward, here’s what you should know about cutting someone off from receiving an inheritance from you. Disinheriting Your Child […]

Parents Died Within 24 Hours of Each Other– Was There a Plan? | Sacramento County Guardianship Lawyer

I read this story a while ago, but I was thinking about it today. In 2016, a young couple,  parents of six,  died within 24 hours of each other.  The mother died unexpectedly from a blood clot, and the father died 24 hours later as a result of a heart attack. Many feel that the […]

Be Sure to Protect ALL of Your Babies! | Sacramento Pet Trust Lawyer

Even though most people don’t like to think about it, the one thing in life you can count on is that it will eventually end. It is inevitable. We all do it.  Knowing this, it is perplexing to think about the number of parents that haven’t legally documented who will raise their children if they […]

Should an Executor be Paid a Fee for Handling an Estate? } Fair Oaks Estate Attorney

After the death of a loved one, there is quite a bit of work to be done. Most of the financial work will be handled by the executor named by the deceased in their will or trust. These tasks can involve gathering and securing the deceased’s assets and household belongings, paying debts and taxes, filling […]

Medi-Cal Changes the Rules Making It a Bit Easier to Keep Your Assets

Our Sacramento Elder Law attorneys have written many articles on this site about how you must surrender, or spend-down your assets in order to qualify for Medi-Cal. You can learn more about Medi-Cal planning here.  Well, here in California, things are changing – and this time the changes are in your favor! There have been […]

Do I Need A New Estate Plan If I Move to a New State?

  If I had to pick one question that I am asked the most, I’d have to say this one ranks way up there… Do I need a new estate plan if I move out of California? Just like the answer to most estate planning questions, the answer is “it depends.” However, this one has […]

Folsom Will Attorney: 5 Considerations When Choosing a Legal Guardian for Your Kids

  Choosing a legal guardian who can raise your kids if you are unexpectedly incapacitated or pass away can be a daunting and difficult challenge.  There are many things to take into account such as parenting styles and the potential guardian’s ability to love and take care of your children.   These are just some […]

Parents Died Within 24 Hours – Was There A Plan?

I read this story a while ago, but I was thinking about it today. In 2016, the young parents of six children died within 24 hours of each other.  The mother died unexpectedly from a blood clot and the father died 24 hours later as a result of a heart attack. Many feel that the […]

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