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Do Co-Trustees Have to Act Jointly?

By legacy.lawyers | October 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Whether you are establishing a trust document and considering who to name as your trustee(s) or a co-trustee of a trust, you may be wondering: “Do co-trustees have to act […]

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Can a Trustee Remove a Beneficiary from a Trust?

By legacy.lawyers | September 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Trust documents are an important part of estate planning, created to protect assets and avoid probate, in turn providing individuals with protection and peace of mind. Unfortunately, in some cases, […]

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What Happens if You Don’t File for Probate in California?

By legacy.lawyers | August 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

The California Probate Process Probate is a legal process involving the estate and assets of a person who has passed away, known as the decedent. A judge hears this type […]

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Understanding Probate and Types of Probate Litigation Cases

By legacy.lawyers | August 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Losing a loved one can bring a difficult season for family members and friends. Having to go through probating their estate can make it even harder. This is especially true […]

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Managing Finances for Mental Patients

By legacy.lawyers | July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Watching family members who suffer from mental illness can be tough. It’s hard to watch them struggle with their day-to-day life. Parents of mentally ill children often stay up late […]

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Can you Force an Addict to Go to Rehab?

By legacy.lawyers | July 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Watching a loved one suffer from alcohol or drug addiction is challenging. It’s hard to make someone seek help for addiction when they don’t want to help themselves. Fortunately, California […]

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Can a Permanent Managing Conservatorship Be Reversed?

By legacy.lawyers | July 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Conservatorships are a legal arrangement set by the court. They allow family members or court-appointed conservators to make legal decisions for people who cannot make decisions on their own. The […]

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Managing Finances for Parents with Dementia

By legacy.lawyers | June 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Dementia is a cruel disease. It’s terrible to watch your aging parents deteriorate before your eyes. They may not be capable of making rational decisions about managing either their day-to-day […]

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Caring for Aging Parents Checklist

By legacy.lawyers | June 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Taking care of elderly parents can be challenging for family members. It’s important to make sure you have your ducks in a row while your parents are young and healthy. […]

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How to Get a Conservatorship for a Parent

By legacy.lawyers | June 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Filing a conservatorship can be the most difficult thing you’ll do for your parent. You could receive severe pushback since they’ve taken care of you from birth and for being […]

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