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Category: Wills

Dec 17, 2019 - Estate Planning by |

California Estate Planning and Elder Abuse Attorneys: The Importance of Having an Estate Plan, Will, and Power of Attorney in Place

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Estate Plans Are All About Protecting Loved Ones Keep Your Plan Current The Importance of Powers of Attorney Estate planning is all about protecting your and your loved ones as you age. Revocable Living Trust arrangements and Powers of Attorney can protect you while you’re alive but no […]

California and San Francisco Trusts and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Mental Capacity and Trust Creation and/or Amendment

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Creating and Amending Trusts Many Californians, especially seniors, create trusts to hold their assets in part to avoid a lengthy probate process following death. The trusts may be fully revocable by the individual creating the trust (known as the “settlor”) or irrevocable during the settlor’s lifetime.  If revocable, […]

Oct 16, 2015 - Assisted Living by |

Elder Abuse in a New Guise?

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER In the wake of Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of the End of Life Option Act, California has become the sixth state in the US to allow physician assisted suicide. While the bill offers those in excruciating pain or discomfort the agency to end their own lives, some disability […]

May 28, 2015 - Caregiver Fraud by |

Financial Elder Abuse and Undue Influence

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER The State of California recently modified the former definition of “undue influence” in the Welfare and Institutions Code. Before 2014, in order to prove undue influence, a special relationship between the victim and the perpetrator had to be demonstrated. Now, the evidence that someone’s free will has been […]

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