Dear Clients and Friends, Commencing a Divorce matter always involves the formalities of a court filing and handling the paper work needed prior to a final judgment being officially entered. Between complying with these formalities the parties can choose one of these … [Read more...] about Mediation in Divorce matters
Dear Clients and Friends, Trust and estate laws are different from state to state. If you are moving to California from another state, be sure to review your estate plan with us. If you are leaving California and moving elsewhere, consult an estate planning attorney in your … [Read more...] about Review your estate plan when you move across state lines
Dear Clients and Friends, Aside from child custody, the most emotionally charged issue in a divorce is usually who gets to keep the house. For most couples, a house is their most valuable asset, and it has an enormous symbolic value as well. But while couples often … [Read more...] about Divorce and thoughts on selling the family home.
Dear Clients and Friends, Upon the passing of a loved one, many of you are already designated as that persons executor or successor-trustee or both. There are things for you to do, attorney representation is often needed and we are here to help. Our below article provides a … [Read more...] about Being a trustee or an executor?
Dear Clients and Friends, Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriages throughout the country, many gay couples who have lived together for many years are getting married. And while every engaged couple should at least give some thought to a prenuptial … [Read more...] about Same-Sex Couples Should Consider Prenups
Dear Clients and Friends, When setting up trusts for children, grandchildren and other family members, one has a greater ability to limit the beneficiaries’ right to challenge trustees’ decisions in court as a result of a recent U.S. Tax Court decision. Here’s the … [Read more...] about Family Trust Could Prohibit Beneficiaries From Going To Court