Do you want to avoid California residency?

California has one of the highest income tax rates in the country. Not surprisingly, many individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses contemplate changing residence from California to other states so that they can hold onto more of their money. Unfortunately, California is very aggressive in..

How Do You Revoke A Will?

There are a number of ways to revoke a will (see California Probate section 6420 et seq.). The simplest way is to draft a new will that expressly revokes the prior will. Other ways to revoke your will are to burn, tear, cancel, obliterate, or destroy the will with the intent of revoking..

What do you do when someone dies?

When a close friend or relative dies, you might be the designated executor or successor trustee of their living trust, or the agent under their Advance Health Care Directive. If this is the case, I strongly recommend that you consult with an attorney to ensure that you are complying with federal,..