Yesterday I blogged about the phrase “my cousin once/twice/three times removed.” Today, I want to talk about the other way to describe the relationship between cousins – as first, second, third and so on.
If you are the beneficiary of a California Trust, there are a few things you ought to know to help you understand and protect your rights as a Trust beneficiary.
Listen to Hull on Estates #406 – Restitution for the Elderly Client. Today on Hull on Estates, Moira Visoiu and Paul Trudelle discuss an article presented at the OBA entitled Restitution for the Elderly Client, which looks at ways in which the law of Restitution, and the principle of unjust enrichment, can be particularly helpful for elderly clients who seek to recover assets that were transferred inadvertently.
Pause and reflect on what a pension is: income for life after you retire, intended to replace part of all of your employment income.
The online social media giant Facebook has taken steps to respond to the concerns about one’s personal account management upon death. Up until recently, the accounts of members that passed away were either “memorialized” or entrance into the accounts were locked.
Transferring a family farm is a unique area of estate planning and litigation, not only because of the various tax and planning issues that arise but also because of the deep emotional attachment that most farmers have to their land.
Most people know (at least in the abstract) that choices have consequences. Choices you make to manage your behavioral tendencies (or not) and about your investment costs may have tremendous consequences for when you can retire.
In the past, preparing to pass on your estate meant getting your affairs in order. Now, you need to get your digital affairs in order as well.