Having your own a customized estate plan has become more and more common. Digital estate planning has also become more common. But, what exactly is meant by digital estate planning? Nowadays, everyone has at least one digital asset, if not many. Digital assets include any property that is either based on a computer or involves [ ] The post Do Estate Planning Lawyers Recommend Digital Estate Planning? appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
One of the primary concerns clients have about Medi-Cal eligibility deals with previously transferred assets. In many cases, clients have already taken some bad advice and given away their assets in anticipation of applying for Medi-Cal benefits. However, as Medi-Cal planning lawyers understand, there are still options even for your previously transferred assets. Here is [ ] The post How Can Medi-Cal Planning Save Previously Transferred Assets? appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
When a couple ties the knot, their lives change in a variety of ways. When a couple begins their new lives together, it is important to think about all of the changes and updates that need to be made. Having a comprehensive estate plan that includes both people is a great way to start. With [ ] The post Estate Planning Tips for Newlyweds appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
One of the major concerns most people have in nursing home planning is how to protect their assets from being completely exhausted by nursing home expenses. Although a trust can be a great strategy, not every type of trust provides the asset protection you need. If you engage in proper nursing home planning, including the [ ] The post How Elder Law Attorneys Can Help With Your Nursing Home Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
The basic purpose of estate planning is to prepare for the possibility of incapacity and for death. Your estate plan can include various types of estate planning tools, including trusts and wills. The variety of estate planning strategies that are available allows you to customize a comprehensive estate plan to fit your needs. This article [ ] The post What Experienced Estate Planning Attorneys Know About Trusts and Wills appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Medi-Cal fraud and abuse are an unfortunate reality in our state. Fraud and abuse of these important government benefits cost the country billions of dollars each year, as a result of diverted funds that should have been used for valid medical services. Due to this abuse, the cost of Medi-Cal has continuously increased for many. [ ] The post Sacramento Medi-Cal Planning Attorney Warn About Fraud appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
One of the main concerns for most clients, when it comes to estate planning, is the issue of federal estate tax, commonly referred to as the death tax . Indeed, for most people the primary goal of estate planning is to decrease or eliminate estate taxes as much as possible. While California estate taxes are no longer [ ] The post Federal Estate Tax and How it Affects Estate Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.