Category: Wills

Addressing End of Life Issues

I am often called when a client is nearing death or has passed away. I am usually asked specific questions regarding the first steps in the administration of a trust or an estate. I set forth below some things to consider regarding End of Life issues for yourself or for a loved one. What Medical [..]

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Living Trusts Versus Wills

Reasonable minds may differ and reasonable people may disagree about any given issue. The issue of whether living trusts are better than probate is not universally settled. In my opinion, whether a person should create and establish a Living Trust, or a Last Will and Testament depends on a variety of factors, including (but not [..]

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Estate Planning for Registered Domestic Partners

For those who are eligible, registration of Domestic Partners with the California Secretary of State may provide important benefits for you and your partner. To be eligible, you and your partner must meet the following criteria: You are 18 years old or older and a same sex couple or you are 62 years or older [..]

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