On June 9th, 2016, a new law went into effect in California. This law legalized the right of terminally ill Californians to end their life with the help of a physician. Continue reading “California’s New Right To Die Law”
Trusts are a very common, flexible, and powerful part of any estate plan. They come in a variety of forms and serve different purposes. Here are some common types of trusts.
Nobody is immune from estate planning mistakes, not even wealthy and successful celebrities and politicians. Let’s see if you can match the mistake to the right celebrity.
Anytime someone believes they could get more through intestacy or a prior will, an incentive for a will contest exists. When creating your own will, it is important to be aware of situations that make will contests more likely.
The estate planning process is often initiated by one spouse and is met with hesitation or procrastination by the other. So how do you broach the subject?
As an estate planner, I get asked questions about the future all the time. One question I’ve been asked by a few previous clients is “What will President Trump do to my estate plan?”
Creating and building a successful business is incredibly difficult and challenging. Protecting that business is important. Here are a few protections that simple estate planning can provide business owners.
On Halloween, kids dress up to “trick or treat” the neighborhood while parents hand out candy. So what does the holiday have to do with estate planning.
In the Internet age, much of our lives are online. So, what happens to all your emails, social media accounts, and digital assets when you die? California now has some answers.17
Going through divorce can be an overwhelming experience. But if you are divorced or considering divorce, do not forget to review and change your estate plans.