July 30, 2019

How can an estate plan help me? Do you know how your life will be divided after your death? Who will your estate go to Who will look after your children? With an estate plan you decide. You are in control of your family’s security in the event that something tragic should happen. Now perhaps you are a little foggy with some of the fundamental ideas associated with estate planning. Let’s start at the beginning. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law estate planning is: The arranging for the disposition and management of one’s estate at death through the use of…

July 23, 2019

Why should I sell my house and rent it back ? Do you want to stay in the same home you live in now, but you are having problems paying the mortgage? This happens to many people and they unfortunately choose to move away from their beloved home to get away from the high mortgage payment. However, there is an option for you to sell to rent back. This is basically you selling your home so that you may then rent it back. This is a great option for many people who want to sell house fast for financial reasons…

July 16, 2019

Trust funds guide A Trust is perhaps the best channel to keep your money and other assets safe and secure for your future generations. It is a lawful creation that isolates your money for specific reasons. A trust is beneficial even when the grantor is alive and after his death. A grantor, settler or donor is the person who is responsible for settling the trust. Trust funds can be set up by single or a group of individuals. There are always some reasons behind forming a trust. These reasons vary from persons to persons. Besides the grantor, there is or…

July 9, 2019

Sell My House Without A Realtor If you’re thinking, “I should sell my house without a realtor,” the current real estate market and explosion of the Internet will make your job easier. Sell My House Without A Realtor If you are looking to sell a house without a realtor, you are known as a “FSBO” seller. FSBO stands for the phrase “for sale by owner.” Although FSBO sellers have always existed, they have become much more prevalent in the last few years due to two primary factors. Hot Real Estate Market An insanely hot real estate market has made realtors…

July 2, 2019

Why Probate? Why Probate? Nobody voluntarily chooses probate. People are too busy or preoccupied with health or other issues to plan. They pass away without a living trust and their heirs—-usually their children—- find that they can’t sell Mom or Dad’s house without a court order or can’t transfer Mom or Dad’s bank account without court approval. Even with a will, they may be forced to file a probate proceeding. Alternatives to Probate Because probate is expensive and time consuming, a responsible attorney first tries to determine if there is an alternative to probate. In California, the most common alternatives…