There are many reasons to set up a trust rather than a will. In California, trusts are often set up to avoid the costs and delays probate, which is the court supervised administration of an estate. However, your trust must be “funded” in order to avoid probate or...
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Month: March 2019
TheRealReal Feature: How to Avoid Three Personal Property Misconceptions That Could Be Losing Your Clients Money
Article Written by Karin Dillie, The RealReal American Bar Association Let’s be honest—no one likes going through a closet—not even her own closet. How long have you had a pile for donation sitting in the corner without touching it? Often, we resist acting because we...
California Probate Code Section 21350, also known as the Care Custodian Statute, presumptively invalidates testamentary gifts (gifts left in a will or a trust or even by beneficiary designation) made by an elder to individuals who provided health and social services...