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. […]

Estate Planning Concerns for Young Professionals in Sacramento, CA – Part I

Part I of a two-part piece looking at the most important estate planning documents for young professionals. Sacramento estate planning for young professionals?  Perhaps nothing about the word “young” makes you think of the need for estate planning.  The truth is, however, that those folks who have recently graduated from school and into the world […]

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 is Not Just for Elderly Fair Oaks Residents

Many people in Fair Oaks have a limited understanding of what estate planning is all about.  Of course, an important component of it is to determine how your affairs will be handled after your death, but there’s a lot more to it than that.  Younger people should also consider “estate planning” in terms of what […]

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 […]

Fair Oaks Elder Lawyer Urges Adults to Have ‘Tough Conversations’ With Mom or Dad for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness Week

By: Heather Chubb, Fair Oaks elder lawyer “Does mom want to live in a nursing home?” “Does dad consider living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia to be quality of life?” “Is there legal documentation in place that ensures someone can act financially on mom or dad’s behalf if they are unable to?” These are just three […]

Sacramento Probate Lawyer Answers, ‘What Happens If My Beneficiary Dies Before I Do?’

As a Sacramento probate attorney, one of the most important things I help clients determine is who they want to be the beneficiaries of their estate when they pass away.  While this may seem like an easy decision, the process can get quite complicated if you have specific assets that you’d like to leave to […]

Elder Attorney in Sacramento Encourages Snowbirds to Plan for Dual Residency

By Heather Chubb, Elder Attorney in Sacramento It’s officially December, which means the “snowbirds” are starting to take flight! As an elder attorney in Sacramento, I am all too familiar with this term!  However, if you aren’t familiar with snowbirds, they are essentially people who take flight every winter in favor of a warmer climate. […]

I Own My Property Jointly In California. Do I Need a Will?

As a wills lawyer in Sacramento, I’m often asked by well meaning people whether they really need a will if all of their property (house, cars, etc) is jointly owned in the state of California. From an estate planning perspective, this is a great question and my straightforward answer to it is yes and no. […]

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