Category Archives: Estate

“Do I Need A Living Trust?” Understanding the Basics

You may have heard about living trusts but are unsure of the difference between a trust and a will. You may also question whether or not you need a living trust. What is a living trust? A living trust is a legal document which is created by you during your lifetime. In the same way…
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Financial Elder Abuse: Signs to Look For

According to the FHA, it is estimated that 55 million Americans will be 65 and over in 2020 and research suggests that 700,000 to 1.2 million elderly people (4% of all adults older than 65) are subjected to elder mistreatment in the United States. There are 450,000 new cases annually. There are many types of…
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The Basics of Preparing a Will

Deciding to draw up a will so that your family is set in the case of your death is not something to take lightly. Deciding on who gets what is merely scratching the surface of creating a will, so it’s a best to first research how to go about creating a will before you start…
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Understanding Privacy Rights in California Estate Law

The invasion of privacy is a tort based on common law in the United States which allows a party to bring forward a lawsuit against another party who: unlawfully intrudes into his or her private affairs discloses his or her private information publicizes him or her in a false light or appropriates his or her…
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