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Estate Planning is for Life

Competent and comprehensive estate planning has never been more important. I am urging my colleagues who focus on estate planning to consider that in light of the projected longevity of Californians, estate planning should now be called “life planning” and “life planning” includes consideration of this critical question: Who is best equipped to make decisions … Continued

Preparing Competent and Thoughtful Estate Plans

It has never been more important. I am urging my colleagues who focus on estate planning to consider that in light of the projected longevity of Californians, estate planning should now be called “life planning” and “life planning” includes consideration of this question: Who is best equipped to make decisions for me, and for my … Continued

How much does a conservatorship cost in Los Angeles County?

The Filing Fees: Let us pretend that you are a major corporation in Los Angeles County, Acme Corp., suing another major corporation, Delta Corp. You choose to utilize the judicial system to improve your economic bottom line. Each party (plaintiffs and defendants) accessing the judicial system will pay a one-time appearance fee of $465. Need … Continued

Inspired to Protect Grandma From The Court System

This is my Grandma Brown when she was visiting Marathon, Florida ten years before I was born. She was the best grandma ever. Grandma Brown made peanut brittle from scratch. She made toys from fabric and discarded clothes that her neighbors would give her. We, as little children, did not think to wonder where the … Continued