Estate Planning

Finding Great Local Estate Planning Attorneys

Does finding a great local estate planning attorney to help you create an estate plan seem like an overwhelming task? You may understandably feel overwhelmed by the process, but with the tips we provided below, it may be easier than you think to narrow down your choices to a few qualified attorneys. We’ve provided you [...]

January 15th, 2021|

Prop 19 to Take Effect in February

Have you heard that, by a narrow majority, California voters approved the passage of Proposition 19 (Prop 19)? The measure stands to have a major impact on many California residents, as it will simultaneously give new property tax breaks to those who have suffered a loss of their home due to a natural disaster and older homeowners while increasing property [...]

December 8th, 2020|

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|

How to Know When it is Time to Transition to Assisted Living

For years, you and your spouse may have lived the American dream. You worked hard, bought a starter home, and, eventually, upgraded to your forever home. You raised your kids and enjoyed being empty nesters once they were finally out on their own. Retirement has been fantastic, but aging does have its impacts. Has the [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

Three Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

As our parents age, oftentimes the need will come up to have some tough conversations with them about planning for the future. Have you considered discussing estate plans with your aging parents? It may be best to try and approach these matters delicately, but it may also be important that serious issues are discussed as [...]

July 8th, 2020|