What is “portability” and how is it elected? This article discusses these topics and explains some shortcuts that can be taken when filing a return only for portability. The post Basics of Estate Planning: Portability appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Most people who have a loved one who is a resident of a nursing home are concerned they may be subjected to abuse or neglect. Unfortunately, we have all heard tragic stories about elderly patients in long-term care facilities being robbed, physically abused, or neglected. If you have a family member in a nursing home, [ ] The post What to Do if You Suspect Elder Abuse appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
As a trustee, you may be required to distribute real property from a trust to a named beneficiary. These types of distributions often come with unique issues requiring certain considerations be made before that real property is actually distributed. We are here to discuss how a trustee should handle real property properly. What do the [ ] The post Trust Attorney Explains How to Manage Real Property appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Great news! Amazon will be bringing 1,500 new full-time jobs to its fulfillment center in Sacramento. The new center is scheduled to open in 2017. This will be the 10th fulfillment center Amazon has brought to the state of California. The 855,000-square-foot facility is the third to be opened in Northern California, along with Tracy [ ] The post Amazon Bringing New Jobs to Sacramento appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Trusts are great estate planning tools meant to protect your legacy for your family. However, not all trusts operate the same way, just as there are different types of trusts for different types of beneficiaries. Let our Sacramento trust attorneys explain some of the important considerations regarding trusts for children. Trusts for Children: The Basics [ ] The post Sacramento Trust Attorneys Discuss Trusts for Children appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
When it comes to the potential need for long-term care, Medi-Cal planning is needed to protect your assets, especially your home, from Medi-Cal recovery. One way to do that is to create an irrevocable Medi-Cal trust. But, what if you want to revoke that trust later on? Here is what you need to know. The [ ] The post Medicaid Trusts as Part of Medi-Cal Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Reaching a significant milestone, Orangevale couple Jim and Judy Shephorn have been married for 50 years. Equally impressive, the Shephorns drove to Reno to renew their vows in the same care they drove to get married 50 years ago – a 1965 Chevy Impala. This incredible achievement should remind us all of the importance of [ ] The post Orangevale Couple Celebrates Their 50th Anniversary appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.