WHAT IS ELDER LAW?

    Elder law attorneys focus on the legal needs of the elderly, and work with a variety of legal tools and techniques to meet the goals and objectives of the older client.     Under this holistic approach, the elder law practitioner handles general estate planning issues and counsels clients about planning for incapacity with alternative [...]

INCORPORATING YOUR BUSINESS

     If you own your own business, or are planning to start one, you should consider forming a corporation.  A corporation is a legal entity that exists separately from its owners.  Creation of a California corporation occurs when properly completed Articles of Incorporation are filed with the Secretary of State, along with the filing [...]

What is Probate?

Probate is required when an estate is over $150,000 in gross value and there are assets in the name of the decedent that need to be transferred to beneficiaries. This is the case whether or not the decedent had a will. If a decedent owned a home in Orange County or San Diego County, his [...]

Why Have a Living Trust?

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton Living trusts are becoming increasingly popular in estate planning. The question all of us should be asking ourselves is: Should I have a living trust?         First of all, what is a living trust? A living trust is a legal document that [...]