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A Guide to Probating a Will in California

The death of a loved one is a difficult time, and often requires navigating complex legal processes like probate. In California, probating a will – the court-supervised process of administering Read More

Stepparent Adoption: Why You Need an Attorney

When a stepparent decides to adopt their stepchild, it signifies a deeper commitment to the family unit. However, the legal process of stepparent adoption can be complex and daunting. This Read More

Managing Your Wealth Through Charitable Trusts

Wealth management is a critical aspect of financial planning that goes beyond mere accumulation; it involves preserving and strategically distributing assets for long-term benefits. Charitable trusts offer a unique and Read More

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Birdnesting Custody for California Parents

Divorce brings a myriad of challenges, especially when children are involved. California parents exploring custody arrangements may come across the innovative concept of birdnesting. In this arrangement, the marital home Read More

Bicyclists and Drivers: Who Is Liable in a Dooring Accident?

Cycling has become an increasingly popular mode of transportation in California, leading to a rise in the number of cyclists sharing the road with motor vehicles. Unfortunately, this increased interaction Read More

Common Disputes That Arise Over Wills

In the aftermath of a loved one's passing, emotions often run high as family members process their grief and deal with the complexities of settling the deceased's estate. During this Read More

Can You Still Collect Rent After Sending an Eviction Notice?

Landlords often face the dilemma of whether or not to accept late rent payments from tenants after sending them eviction notices. This situation can be tricky, as accepting rent may Read More

How a Prenup Can Make the Divorce Process Simpler

Prenuptial agreements are sometimes perceived as cold, calculating contracts that undermine the very essence of marriage and commitment. However, these agreements can serve as a valuable tool, not just for Read More

Determining Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Car Pileup

The hustle and bustle of California's roadways, particularly in the densely populated counties of Napa and Solano, create a dynamic environment where accidents, unfortunately, are not uncommon. With so many Read More

Avoiding Obstacles to the Sale of Your Home

Selling a home can be an exciting and lucrative venture. However, like any real estate transaction, it comes with its fair share of challenges. Whether you're a first-time seller or Read More

What Determines the Duration of Alimony in California?

Alimony consists of monthly payments designed to provide financial support after a divorce for a spouse with an established need. However, alimony is not a lifelong entitlement. In California, judges Read More

Managing Retirement Accounts as Part of Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, people often focus on assets such as real estate, investments and personal belongings. However, retirement accounts like 401(k)s and IRAs are valuable assets that Read More

Figuring How Much Your Auto Accident Claim Is Worth

An automobile accident can be a traumatic and life-altering experience. In California, if you've been injured in a crash caused by someone else's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation Read More

Common Disputes That Can Hamper Real Estate Sales

In any transfer of real estate, buyers and sellers alike have an interest in the transaction closing as quickly and smoothly as possible. However, obstacles are often lying in wait, Read More

Winning Damages Even if You Are Partly at Fault for a Car Crash

People who negligently injure others or who cause property damage can be held legally responsible. The person hurt or suffering a loss is usually entitled to monetary compensation. However, it’s Read More

How Will-Drafting Mistakes Can Stall or Derail Probate of an Estate

Your last will and testament is a fundamental part of estate plan. It specifies how you want some or all of your property to be distributed after your death. For Read More

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