Category: estate planning

What Can You Do to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse?

What Can You Do to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse?

Estate planning typically focuses on how individuals and couples can organize and manage their money so as to best preserve it for the future, and ensure that it is properly distributed after their death. This can include drafting wills, setting up trusts, and passing...
Charitable Remainder Trusts: Can They Work for you

Charitable Remainder Trusts: Can They Work for you

Often in estate planning, families will have two goals that can seem difficult to rectify. First, they want to ensure that they can use the money that they have acquired over their lifetime to do good for others. This may mean donating to a school they attended, a...
Business Planning vs Estate Planning

Business Planning vs Estate Planning

No one wants to die, but everyone eventually does. And it’s true what they say – you can’t take it with you, so you need to plan to leave it behind. If you own a business, estate planning can be even more complicated. Maybe you’ve spent years...
At What Age Should You Start Estate Planning?

At What Age Should You Start Estate Planning?

You might think of estate planning as something that you do when you’re nearing retirement age, or even after you’re retired. But the fact of the matter is that it’s never too early to start estate planning. Even young adults with no real assets to...
How to Properly Leave Assets to Minor Children

How to Properly Leave Assets to Minor Children

Knowledgeable Estate Planning Attorneys for Clients in California In California, a minor child can’t inherit property in his or her own name. That doesn’t mean you can’t bequeath your assets to minor children, it just means that the child or children...
Will Divorce Derail Your Estate Planning Progress?

Will Divorce Derail Your Estate Planning Progress?

Skilled Estate Planning Lawyers are Here to Help If you’re getting divorced in the state of California, you need to consider how it will affect your estate plan. While divorce doesn’t need to derail your estate planning progress, you should prepare for...