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Catanese and Wells on the Most Common Trust Disputes

A trust is a type of fiduciary agreement in which one party holds legal ownership of property for the benefit of named individuals. A trust takes place when one individual, known as a trustor, grants legal control of their property and assets to another individual known as a trustee. Control over assets is granted to…

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What Is Required for a Will to be Valid under California Law?

  Your last will and testament is very important to ensure your assets are bequeathed as you wish. Every state has its own estate and trust laws, and California is no different. If you live in California, here are a few things you should know about creating a will: The Last Will and Testament Must…

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How a Trust Can Help Your Estate Avoid Probate?

    If you own any assets of value that you will want to be passed on to your heirs, you should make it a point to avoid probate at all costs. Probate is a process supervised by the courts, involving lawyers and other high-priced professionals. It can be a lengthy and costly ordeal. But…

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Explaining Four Different Business Structures

  As you’re starting out in business, one of the most important decisions you will need to make is the type of business structure you choose for your company. That decision will have huge implications on personal liability, taxes, and even how much paperwork you will need to do. The truth is that no business…

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