Encino Newlywed Lawyers Consider Same-Sex Marriage and Social Security

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Tweet By Gerry Kane The Supreme Court’s landmark decision regarding same-sex marriage brings with it many issues that are probably best discussed with a good marriage and estate lawyer in Encino. Because of the previous inability to legally marry, many of those now looking to walk down the aisle are …

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A Helpful Look at the Differences Between Estate Planning and Asset Protection in Encino

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Estate planning lawyers in Encino are most often considered by folks who are wanting to put their end-of-life affairs in order. The lawyer helps them to draw up important documents such as powers of attorney and medical directives, as well as to develop a plan for how an individual’s property will be distributed upon his or her death. Wills, trusts, executors…these are all typical topics that an Encino estate planning lawyer will discuss with clients

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What An Estate Planning Attorney Does (aka “Some Things I Did This Month”)

Tweet 1. Help two different clients get ready to sell a home through probate due to their family or friends who didn’t have a plan in place. Reviewed contracts, title searches, and met with brokers. 2. Work with at least half a dozen families to deal with assets after a …

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Should you name your kids as Co-Trustees

Naming your kids as co-trustees means that they must act together. If down the road they can’t agree or cooperate in making decisions then there is a deadlock. Absent some way of resolving a deadlock in the trust agreement, eventually this trust will end up in a court dispute between the two co-trustees. Examples of a dispute are where one child want to sell real estate and the other doesn’t. This often occurs where one of the children is still residing in the property.

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