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Category: Wills

San Francisco and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Transfers By And Between Spouses

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER California Law On Duty Of “Highest Good Faith” For Spouses Prohibition of Taking Unfair Advantage In any transaction between married persons in California each spouse is subject to “a duty of the highest good faith and fair dealing” and prohibited from taking “any unfair advantage of the other.” […]

Mar 9, 2020 - Estate Planning by |

California and Marin Estate Planning and Elder Abuse Attorneys: Why You Need 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 you, your spouse, and your children and grandchildren as you age. Revocable Living Trust arrangements and Powers of Attorney can protect you while you’re […]

Feb 15, 2020 - Estate Planning by |

California Elder Law Attorneys: Cognitive Decline Should Not Derail Estate Planning

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Navigating The Financial Aspects of Cognitive Decline Make An Inventory of Assets And Seek Professional Help Consider Powers of Attorney and Revocable Trust Agreements When a loved one is beginning to manifest signs cognitive decline, emotional and medical considerations often overshadow the financial planning that needs to occur. […]

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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