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A loud, beeping Amber Alert and accompanying visual banner filled the homes and screens of area television viewers on the evening of January 14, 2013, announcing the abduction of a five-year-old student from a Philadelphia...more
Don't ignore legal problems. There are always consequences. Know your rights. Go see an attorney....more
KMTG is continuing our series reviewing new legislation. Unless noted otherwise, the new laws take effect January 1, 2013.
Gifted & Talented Program — AB 2491 -
Current law evidences the Legislature’s intent to...more
KMTG will be issuing a series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws become effective January 1, 2013, unless otherwise stated.
Assembly Bill 1909 -
The primary focus of Assembly Bill...more
A father calls to inform you that his ex-wife is not permitted to pick up their son from school anymore. Up until now, the parents operated under a joint custody agreement submitted upon the student’s enrollment in the...more
We are excited to announce the publication of our new eBook on Divorce Mediation. Learn what the many benefits are by getting a divorce through mediation versus a long, expensive and protracted contested divorce. See also how...more
SB 1476 (Leno) passed through the Assembly and is now awaiting approval by the State Senate. SB 1476, which would amend and add to the Family Code, would permit a court, in appropriate cases, to find that a child has more...more
The tax laws provide many opportunities for grandparents to provide for their grandkids' financial, educational and other needs. If you have grandchildren, or anticipate their arrival, providing for their future security may...more
Recent publication of the Discount for Lack of Marketability(DLOM) Job aid for IRS Valuation
Professionals has brought fresh scrutiny to the various methods used by valuation practitioners for determining discount for lack of...more
In September, CASA's Hispanic Advisory Council (HAC) hosted a lunch and art event for Orange County foster youth at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA) in the Artist's Village of downtown Santa Ana. Renowned...more
Unless you don’t watch TV or use the Internet, you have probably heard of the popular movie and book, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” written by a Swedish investigative journalist, Stieg Larsson - This is an interesting...more
In a January 2011 article we addressed the changes to the gift and estate tax provisions contained in the 2010 Tax Relief Act.
Everything may change at the end of 2012 so it is more important than ever to take a look at...more
Though the trust is a judge-made creature of equity, the last eighty years have seen numerous rounds of uniform legislation codifying various aspects of the law of trusts, beginning with the Uniform Principal and Income Act...more
As families gather to celebrate, reconnect and enjoy each other’s company, it’s more important than ever to talk about the things that are most important to you – family, values and a legacy that will last - these truly are...more
Don’t make the mistake of viewing estate planning as a post-death issue; with the right person taking care of you and your affairs, the value of a well-drafted Trust will likely become evident while you are still able to...more
Demographic trends —delayed marriages, considerable wealth being created pre- marriage, and an almost 50% rate of divorce—bring an urgency to the issue of apportioning the active and passive components of the growth in value...more
Thank you to everyone that attended our Successor Trustee Workshop on November 17th, 2011. It was a great success! Below is the presentation that attorney Ron Adams gave. If you have any questions about this presentation...more
In Schmidt v. Des Moines Public Schools, et al., the federal Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a school district did not violate a parent’s constitutional rights by following the terms of a divorce decree and denying...more
O BULLYING E RESPONSABILIDADE DAS ESCOLAS PELA REPARACAO DOS DANOS MORAIS E MATERIAIS...more
Good record-keeping, following the instructions of the trust or will, and communicating effectively with interested parties are key steps in carrying out your fiduciary duties. Read on to find out some of the personal...more
An article describing how to address when one's child is bullied and preserve potential claims against a school district to receive damages under State and Federal law....more
The college application process can be an extremely stressful experience in a young person's life; adding to the child’s stress about deciding where to apply and which school to attend is the child's awareness that his or her...more
If a relative or friend has named you to be the successor trustee of their trust (or to be the personal representative of their estate, if they have only a Will), you may feel honored by their confidence in you but uncertain...more
Asset Protection, Are Your Children A Lawsuit Exposure?
We all like to think our kids are better behaved, smarter, and more sensible than the ones we see in the news or read about, but their exposures are unpredictable and...more
Many entrenepreneurs have spent decades building their business right alongside raising their family. But for as much calculating thought as they have put into running a profitable company, they probably have devoted mush...more
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