Residents of California know all too well that natural disasters are often unpredictable. However, even when we anticipate their arrival, they are usually devastating. For instance, earthquakes, hurricanes and wildfires often leave many injured and millions of dollars’ worth of damage in their wake. For these reasons, it is best to prepare for the worst. … Continue reading
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Are you close to finalizing your divorce? Doing so will mark the end of a transitional period in your life. By this point, you may have already made many changes to your lifestyle. This could include moving out of a shared home, finding a new place to live and learning how to subsist on one … Continue reading
As we approach the New Year, you may be thinking about updating your estate plan. Periodically reviewing your estate plan is a good practice to maintain. You may find that your needs have changed since the last time your estate plan was updated. Also, you may discover that certain key documents have been carelessly omitted … Continue reading
A Last Will and Testament determines how liquid assets in an Estate are distributed after death. Personal property is considered part of the liquid assets in an Estate. In a Last Will and Testament, you can provide instructions on how your personal property is to be divided among your beneficiaries and heirs. Yet, even when … Continue reading
Change is one of the only constants in life, so the estate plan you drafted years ago does not necessarily reflect your best interests and goals for your family. However, it is unreasonable to update your estate plan after every life change—you would never have time for anything else. If you wonder if your estate … Continue reading