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Israelis in California: What You Need to Know About Guardianship Law

Although it may be difficult to think about what may happen to your minor children in the event of your untimely death, it is vital to their future to plan for such a scenario. This is especially true for non-residents living in…more
| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

California Guardianship Law: The Best Interests of the Child

Many parents in California believe that if they name a guardian in their will, that person is without a doubt the one who will raise their children in the event of your untimely death or sudden accident. However, under…more
| Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

California Guardianship Law: The Difference Between Guardians & Trustees

Who will care for your minor children in case something happens to you and your partner? Who will helped them through their day, make sure they are safe and fed, and teach them to be good people and good citizens? Who will care…more
| Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

California Estate Planning: How to Choose the Right Guardian

If something happens to you, what will happen to your children? Although it is painful to think about, planning for your children’s possible future without you is an act of love and show of responsibility. But although deciding…more
| Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

International Estate Planning: The Importance of a Temporary Guardian

You may have spent considerable amounts of time choosing a guardian for your minor children in case something happens to you and your spouse – but have you taken the time to choose a temporary guardian as well as a permanent…more
| Family Law, International Law & Trade, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Nominating Non-Resident Guardians for Your Children in California

In the event that you and your spouse could no longer take care of your minor children, who is best suited to do the job? For many first-generation families living in the United States, the best guardian for their children still…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

California Guardianship: Choose an Alternate Guardian for Your Kids!

You’ve nominated the perfect guardian for your kids: your caring, secure, and stable parents, who love and know your kids well. But what happens if something goes wrong during the guardianship process? What if, for one reason or…more
| Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

California Guardianship Law: Transferring Assets to a Non-Resident Guardian

California guardianship law can be confusing and complex, and guardianship issues that involve a non-resident guardian can be even more complicated. If you have nominated a guardian who does not live in the United States, you…more
| Family Law, International Law & Trade, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Choosing a Foreign Guardian in California? Three Vital Clauses for Your Will

In our last blog post, we discussed the five clauses that every parent should include in their will to ensure that their children are raised safely and correctly – and by the friend or family member of your choice. In this post,…more
| Family Law, International Law & Trade, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

5 Guardianship Clauses You Need in Your California Will

Writing a will is one of the most important things that you can do for your children: you are ensuring that they will be taken care of after you are gone – both financially and emotionally. However, the time and effort that you…more
| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Qualified Domestic Trust (QDOT) Frequently Asked Questions

When an international couple comes into our office to plan their estate, they often have a lot of questions about qualified domestic trusts (QDOTs) – especially if they own a significant amount of property or assets. Below,…more
| International Law & Trade, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Recognizing the Signs of Special Needs Financial Abuse

This month we have been discussing financial planning for your special needs child as well as how to protect your child from financial abuse and financial issues after you can no longer care for him or her. One of the best ways…more
| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

International Estate Planning Decisions: Create a QDOT or Get Citizenship?

If you are married to a non-U.S. Citizen, estate planning in California is going to be more complex for you than it is for other couples, especially if you have a significant amount of property and assets. However, you do have…more
| Family Law, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Special Needs Trusts: Countable & Non-Countable Resources

One of the reasons you may fund a special needs trust for your child is so that they can have your financial support while also receiving needed government benefits, including Medicaid, Medi-Cal, and Supplemental Security Income…more
| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

One Big Issue That Can Endanger Your Child’s Special Needs Trust

One of the major reasons to create and fund a special needs trust for your disabled child is so that your child can still receive means-tested government benefits, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, and…more
| Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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