Estate Planning and Business Law

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  • Filial Laws: So Who is Legally Responsible for Elder Parents?
    Filial Laws: So Who is Legally Responsible for Elder Parents?

    Filial, meaning due from the daughter or son, is a funny word to say. However, filial laws have, in recent years, garnered increasing attention for their serious implications. If you have heard of ...

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  • Special Needs Trust Fairness, At Last
    Special Needs Trust Fairness, At Last

    December 13, 2016 marked the end of a 23 year-long period where mentally fit individuals where barred from establishing their own special needs trusts. The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, part of ...

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  • Are Your Seniors Being Financially Exploited?
    Are Your Seniors Being Financially Exploited?

    We expect our golden years to be relaxing and rewarding. Yet as we grow older, we tend to start relying on other to assist us with things that we could once handle on our own. It is during those times ...

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  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and You
    Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and You

    If you’re reading this, you’ve probably come to a point in your life where you’ve realized you should start planning for the future, and we’re not talking about yours. Planning for the financial ...

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  • Lawful Grounds for Discharge from a Skilled Nursing Facility and Defenses
    Lawful Grounds for Discharge from a Skilled Nursing Facility and Defenses

    As an elder law attorney and advocate I often get frantic calls from family members when a skilled nursing facility has advised them that they plan to the discharge the resident within a week or days. ...

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  • The California Contractors' State License Law
    The California Contractors' State License Law

    The California Contractors’ State License Law (“License Law”) under California Business and Professions Code was enacted to protect the general public from incompetence and dishonesty by those who ...

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