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The Benefits and Dangers of Power of Attorney in California

A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that establishes a relationship between two people, a principal and an agent. The principal is usually an elderly, ill or disabled individual. The agent may be a trusted relative or friend. The POA allows the agent to make powerful legal, financial or medical decisions on behalf…

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Catanese and Wells Discusses the Most Common Mistakes Made During Estate Planning

Estate planning is widely considered one of the most important legal processes an individual can go through during their lifetime. Estate plans ensure that a person’s assets are appropriately allocated to their list of beneficiaries in the event of their death or incapacity. However, each year, thousands of beneficiaries lose assets due to oversights and…

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Best Breeding Practices for First Time Horse Breeders

By, T. Randolph Catanese, Esq., Los Angeles, CA When a person or entity starts a horse breeding program, it is very important to consider multiple factors regardless of the size of the program. Tax considerations are very important with respect to the activity given the “hobby loss” rules. Moreover, consideration should be given to the…

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Cantanese and Wells Law Office Discusses Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Will

When it comes to planning for the future, it’s common for people to procrastinate finalizing significant decisions. Trying to predict and plan for future events can be a daunting task; however, when writing a will, it is vital to take immediate steps to protect your estate and recipients. Cantanese and Wells Law Office, a firm specializing…

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