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The Ins and Outs of Distributing An Estate in California from Scott Schomer A fiduciary, in the probate and estate context, is either an executor (or personal representative) or a trustee, depending on how the property in the estate is held. Learn more about ins and outs of distributing an Estate in California in this presentation.
Joint Ownership of Property in California from Scott Schomer Joint tenancy is usually created through a will or other transfer that expressly states the interest is in joint tenancy An important benefit of joint tenancy is the automatic right of survivorship. Learn more about Joint Ownership of Property in California in this presentation.
Nursing Homes Alternatives in California from Scott Schomer If the cost of nursing home care in your area is ridiculously high, you may want to consider relocating your loved one to an area where it is less expensive. Just as the cost of living can vary depending on the area of the country, the cost of long-term care will vary as well. Learn more about Nursing Homes Alternatives in California in this presentation.
Assisted living programs are different from nursing homes because they are less of an institution, instead providing supervision only as needed. Assisted living facilities are typically less expensive because they provide basic assistance with certain aspects of daily living, as opposed to around-the-clock care. Topics covered in this report include: Assisted living programs Companion Care Relying on family and friends Adult Day Care Program Relocating to a less expensive area Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF.
Asset protection is an important part of general estate planning. Being able to properly shield your assets from creditors is crucial in preserving your estate for your family. Creditors include, not only bill collectors, but anyone who obtains a legal judgment against you, such as with lawsuits. Asset protection can be tricky, though. Here are a few of the most common mistakes that people make when they attempt to protect their assets. Seeking the advice of an estate planning attorney can help you avoid these mistakes. Topics covered in this report include: Seeking Counsel Too Late Hiring an Inexperienced Attorney Protecting Too Many Assets Overlooking Life Insurance and Annuities Neglecting to Update Your Plan Retaining Too Much Control Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF.