November 1, 2017

Modern technology and social media have created a new area that should be included in your estate planning.  Fortunately, a new law in California took effect on January 1, 2017 that will determine whether your social media accounts can be accessed by a fiduciary (such...

October 19, 2017

If you are thinking about an estate plan, an initial question may be whether you should use a will or a trust.  These are two different documents.  Because both documents explain how you want your assets distributed after you pass, there is confusion that they are near...

October 18, 2017

It is easy to put off making an estate plan with a will or trust, and young, healthy individuals may see it as a low priority.  However, estate planning is not just for the rich or aging, since it allows you to control your assets, healthcare and decision making at any...

October 17, 2017

Resent events in our nation highlight the fact that life is unexpected.  Our life can change in the blink of an eye, as we need to have a plan in place for the “what-ifs” in life.  What happens if you get sick? What if you are in a car accident? What if you have a hear...