DOMA Ruling Implications for Estate Planning Lawyers in Silicon Valley and Their Clients

The recent DOMA ruling has some pretty interesting implications for estate planning lawyers in Silicon Valley.  Those with clients in same-sex relationships are likely to be looking at a whole new way of working with and protecting those clients and their estates.  Where there used to be a lot of additional hoops to jump through, […]

Let Someone Know Your Medical Wishes For National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16th, and it’s an important reminder for every adult in the Bay Area to let someone know their most private wishes about medical treatments and possible end-of-life care. Far too many people assume that their families would make the choices they would want in an emergency.  Yet every […]

A Menlo Park Wills and Trusts Lawyer Offers Advice for Newlyweds

In the midst of finding the perfect dress, choosing a venue, and tasting countless cakes, Menlo Park newlyweds often overlook the importance of finding a reputable wills and trusts lawyer.  It’s easy to get caught up in planning for the wedding and to forget about planning for the marriage!  Really, though, the beginning of your […]

San Francisco Bay Area Living Will Attorney Helps Clients Plan for an Unexpected Disability

Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, living will attorneys know full well the ramifications of not planning ahead for an unexpected disability.  Even those clients who understand the importance of estate planning tend to overlook what would happen if they should become unable to care for themselves.  It’s not the happiest thought, but the […]

Estate Planning for the San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond

Whether you live in the San Francisco Bay Area or Twodot, Montana, the need for estate planning is the same.  Sure, there are some laws that vary a bit from state to state.  Americans in general, though, need to prepare their estates in order to protect both their assets and those they wish to receive […]

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