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Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do Today

There’s no perfect time to broach the subject of estate planning with your family. We all know that everyone passes away eventually, but many of us want to forget that reality. Family Discussion When faced with the decision between taking initiative to start a family discussion about estate planning or putting it off, most people [..]

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Estate Planning is More Than Money Planning

Although money is often the main subject when talking about Estate Planning, family values, traditions and stories are also valuable. There are ways to build family values into your estate plan. It may be helpful to hold a family meeting in which you discuss your legacy and certain aspects of your estate plan. Tell your [..]

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Will and Trust- Protecting Your Assets from Your Child’s Spouse

Most people create an estate plan because they want to make sure that their hard earned assets, family heirlooms, or businesses stay within the family. As your children grow, so does your family. Often adult children get married, adding more people into the family. We all hope that our children marry trustworthy and responsible adults, however that [..]

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Probate in Sacramento

The Probate Court oversees the probate process. In Sacramento County, the Probate Court is located on Power Inn Road. The probate court in Sacramento County and other counties divides the property of someone who is deceased. They oversee the distribution of assets and the payments of liabilities, which includes payment of debts and distribution of [..]

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Who Will Take Care of Me When I Am Not Able?

Although we would like to think that we will live forever and have perfect health throughout our life, it just isn’t so. After you are no longer able to look after yourself, who will? You may have heard of the term fiduciary. A fiduciary is someone who is legally obligated to act in another person’s [..]

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Independent Contractor Agreement

When hiring an independent contractor, having an Independent Contractor Agreement is important. California has very stringent labor laws. First, it is important that you are correctly classifying someone as an Independent Contractor. Incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors could subject the employer to liability under the Unfair Competition Law. Who creates the agreement? If you [..]

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