27th Feb
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Estate Plan Could Have Saved Millions

Lessons About Living Trusts From Hollywood

  Well, it seems to be going around in Hollywood. Famous and wealthy actors who somehow fail to adequately prepare for their families in the event they die prematurely. The internet was abuzz at the recent passing of actor and father Philip Seymour Hoffman, and this tragedy has a lesson in it for all of […]

18th Aug
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Blended Families

Chances Are High That You Have a Blended Family

Issues in Estate Planning with Blended Families in Mind A staggering 75% of couples in California get divorced. Chances are that either you or your spouse has been divorced, and if either or both of you have children from a previous marriage, you have what we refer to as a “blended family.” A blended family […]

03rd Aug
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Aces and Spaces: What the Game of Bridge Can Teach Us About Estate Planning

  Aces and Spaces: What the Game of Bridge Can Teach Us About Estate Planning Each week I sit down and try to outsmart crafty local seniors at the game of bridge. A hand of cards is dealt; I take mental inventory of my cards and their “points” or values. I hold my cards discreetly […]