Five days after a hit-and-run accident on Vaca Valley Parkway, a bicyclist has been released from the hospital. He was riding his bicycle when a young woman ran a stop sign on Crystal Springs Drive and struck him. The victim sustained contusions and road rash, which he believed were the extent of his injuries. However, [ ] The post Hit-and-Run Should Remind us of the Need for a Sacramento Estate Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
There are court procedures established in every state to provide for the legally authorized care of an individual who is unable to care for themselves. For minor children who no longer have a parent available to care for them, a guardianship can be established. However, in California, if an adult needs someone to manage their [ ] The post Sacramento Conservatorship Facts 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.
When a parent passes away, the family is usually at a loss as to how to handle their loved one’s estate. Our law firm can provide a comprehensive guide on what needs to be done when a parent dies. It is always good advice to consult with an experienced and qualified probate attorney to make sure [ ] The post When a Parent Dies Sacramento Probate Attorneys Can Help appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Retirement is meant to be relaxing, but the thought of retirement for some may instead be stressful. A common concern many clients have is whether they will have sufficient income or savings to be able to have a comfortable retirement. Clients often wonder when they need to start saving and what is the best strategy. [ ] The post Sacramento County Retirees Can Benefit from Retirement Planning appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
Most clients believe that, in order to qualify for Medi-Cal, they must transfer their property to someone else, before they can apply for benefits. In reality, though, transferring certain assets at any time within five years of submitting your application may result in a delay in receiving benefits. However, with proper planning, you can retain [ ] The post Sacramento Medi-Cal Planning Attorneys Explain how to Use Annuities appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.
A trust can be a very useful estate planning tool, particularly because they can help you to minimize estate taxes and possibly avoid probate. Trusts are essentially fiduciary agreements, meaning they are built on trust and confidence, between the grantor (the person making the trust) and the trustee. The trust agreement gives the trustee the [ ] The post Sacramento Trust Attorney Discuss Various Trusts and Their Benefits appeared first on Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law.