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23
Jul

Folsom Estate Planning Lawyer: How to Use Trusts to Protect Your IRA from an Irresponsible Child

A lot of parents come into our Folsom estate planning law firm with mixed feelings about passing on the balance of their retirement accounts to their children when they die someday.

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07
Jul

Sacramento County Trust Lawyer: You May Need Two Guardians for Your Minor Children

People often struggle with deciding who will serve as guardian for their minor children if they pass away. Sometimes, the family situation requires naming not just one guardian, but two.

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11
May

Thinking of Adding Your Child to Your Bank Account? Just Don’t Do It.

It seems like common sense to be adding your child to your bank account so they can help with paying bills. This is convenient, but what people often don’t realize is that the child will have more authority than to just sign checks.

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05
Apr

Folsom Will and Trust Lawyer: Family Feuds Are Funny On TV – But Not So Much in Real Life

Nearly every week, we receive calls from family members who are upset about a deceased loved one’s estate. Unlike in TV shows, real-life family feuds are no fun.

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31
Jan

Folsom Will and Trust Lawyer: Sell the House, or Keep It for the Kids?

Like many Americans, your home is probably your largest asset. However, if you have children who have grown and moved away, you’re left with an empty nest, quiet and big. You may be torn between keeping the house and passing it to your children someday or selling it.

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14
Dec

How to Tell Grandma That Someone Else Will Be Your Child’s Guardian | Folsom Will Lawyer

If you have minor children, one of the most critical parts of your estate plan will be appointing a guardian to take care of them if something should happen to you. If you are lucky, you and your spouse have several great relatives to choose from.

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30
Oct

Folsom Will Lawyer Offers Essential Estate Planning Considerations for Parents

Being a responsible parent is usually associated with car seats, safety gear, homework reminders for grade schoolers and trying to decide whether or not your teenager is responsible enough to drive to school on his or her own.

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24
Oct

Sacramento Estate Planning Lawyer: Pet Trusts…They’re Not Just for the Rich and Famous

Not too long ago, a person who decided to leave an inheritance behind for their pet might be considered eccentric, to say the least. Take, for example, the case of Leona Helmsley: when she died in 2007, she left her dog Trouble an inheritance worth $12 million.

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