Elder Law

Prop 19 Would Cost Grieving Families Thousands in New Property Taxes

November is election season, and with all the rancor and intensity of the presidential contest, Californians may be at risk of overlooking a significant ballot proposal that could cost grieving families thousands of dollars in new property taxes. Have you heard about Proposition 19? It could have a serious impact, particularly on grieving families. If [...]

October 13th, 2020|

Property Co-Ownership and its Risks

Although owning property with family may let you pass on the asset without going through probate, there are several risks, including taxes, creditor exposure, and loss of control. So when dealing with property, it is important to consider these risks and how to manage them, or to consider other methods of estate management entirely. The [...]

January 2nd, 2020|

Addressing Resident Abuse in Senior Living Facilities

If you have an elderly family member or friend living in an assisted living or skilled nursing facility, it is imperative that you stay attuned to the signs of abuse to your loved one. The National Center on Elder Abuse reports the most common types of abuse include physical (29%), psychological (21%), gross neglect (14%), [...]

November 14th, 2019|

Senior Citizens Affected by Data Breaches

Data breaches have been one of the hot topics this year in the wake of the Capital One data breach which compromised nearly 100 million Americans. But what hasn’t been receiving much major media coverage are the recent breaches affecting seniors. One such breach occurred last year in May, and that breach compromised the personal [...]

October 30th, 2019|