International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8th to commemorate the political, social and economic achievements of women across the globe.
There has been a significant increase in the popularity and variety of cryptocurrency with at least 10% of people in the United States owning some. It is now incredibly common to have crypto as a part of one’s investment portfolio.
A new year is a great time to look over and review your estate plan. Having an outdated estate plan may have unintended consequences.
As I mentioned before, creating a living trust is a good first step, however making sure it’s properly funded is important. Here are a few more things to do and make sure you have in place.
It’s a new year and the perfect time to make sure your living trust is properly funded. Creating your living trust was the first step, but funding your trust is just as important to keep your family out of probate court.
Preparing for the worst case scenario is rarely on anyone’s to-do list. However, as a parent, a comprehensive estate plan can help you properly prepare for your child’s well being.
Probate is the legal process for reviewing the assets of a deceased person and determining inheritors. A probate proceeding is not always required upon death but is usually essential when a deceased person’s remaining estate is of high value.
In California there are two general ways to structure an estate plan: with a “Living Trust” or with a “Will“. There are several differences between the two, including upfront cost, costs down the line, ease and difficulty of administration, the need for hiring an attorney and of course, the emotional toll on your family.
We’re wishing you a happy and safe Thanksgiving from all of us at Britton Law Group, P.C.!
Sometimes you need to start with the basics. Like, what is an estate plan? What does it actually include and what does it prepare you for?