ClickCease
Share

Wills & Trusts

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

CalABLE Accounts Help Those with Special Needs


When someone is living with a disability that makes them unable to sustain gainful employment, Social Security Income (SSI), Medicaid (known as MediCal in California), and other government benefits can often help to put a roof over their head and food on their table. But in order to qualify for these benefits, the individual must make under a certain amount of money and must not have enough money to independently support them. Money sitting in their bank account can be counted against their ability to qualify.

Due to this situation, it essentially works to prevent people with special needs from building savings whether gained through inheritance, gifts or earned income. This begs the question of how can they save money without jeopardizing these benefits?

Special Needs Trust

One option is to create a Read more . . .


Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Do Basic Wills Work for Blended Families?


It’s no secret that having a comprehensive estate plan is in the best interest of you and your family. Wills in particular are strongly encouraged by legal professionals. But for blended families, are standard Wills still in their best interest?

This is an important question for about 25 percent of the U.
Read more . . .


Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Designated Beneficiaries or Your Will: What Takes Priority?


As you make a living, you likely contribute a percentage of your income each paycheck to your retirement fund. If you work for yourself, you (hopefully) put away an amount of money for the same each month. As a result, your retirement ends up being one of your largest assets.

While most people worry that they haven’t saved enough money to comfortably retire, others worry about what may happen to their retirement assets should they not use them all prior to passing. This begs the question of what happens to your retirement funds in the probate process?

While most assets go through the probate process, not all of them do.
Read more . . .


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Planning for the Future of Your Business


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wage war on the American economy, small businesses are feeling the effects. Many business owners are left wondering about the future of their companies. But with so much else going on, they often fail to proactively plan for the future. Now is a great time to do so. Even after navigating through the era of coronavirus, if small business owners fail to establish an estate plan, some day when they die, the business will simply die with them.
Read more . . .


Wednesday, January 8, 2020

What Is a Holographic Will?


A Will is a legal document that is a valuable tool in comprehensive estate planning. A Will enables you to share what you want to happen to your assets, among other things, after you pass away. That’s why it is always a good idea to review your Will with an experienced estate planning and probate attorney on a regular basis.


Read more . . .


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

What Is a Living Trust?


When heirs wait on an estate to move through the probate process after a loved one passes, it can be both expensive and time-consuming. In order to avoid this, a living trust is often created.

A living trust is an estate-planning tool, a legal document that allows you to grant the ownership of your various assets to your beneficiaries of choice. A trustee will be appointed, who will oversee the management of your assets for your beneficiaries.

 


Read more . . .


Archived Posts

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2010


Riverside CA Estate Planning Bankruptcy



© 2020 Heritage Legal, PC | Disclaimer
777 Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 328, Palm Springs, CA 92262
| Phone: 760-325-2020 | 888-974-3748

Estate Planning | Advanced Estate Planning | Business Succession Planning | Pet Trusts | Probate / Estate Administration | Special Needs Planning | Wills & Trusts | Memorial Instructions | Beneficiary Rights | Contesting Wills | LGBTQ Estate Planning | Asset Protection | Executor's Rights | Irrevocable & Revocable Trusts | Estate Planning Documents | Estate Planning for Young Couples | IRA & Retirement Planning | SECURE Act | Chapter 7 Bankruptcy | Chapter 13 Bankruptcy | Bankruptcy | Family Law | LGBTQ | Testimonials | Articles

Attorney Web Design by
Zola Creative


©  Heritage Legal, P.C.| Disclaimer | Attorney Website Design by Zola Creative