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Pitfalls of Naming Cotrustees

The reason many folks want to name cotrustees comes from a thoughtful and caring place. But naming cotrustees can create problems instead of avoid them. Consider the following two reasons why naming cotrustees can ultimately prove to be a bad idea. • People often think naming cotrustees is a good idea because they don’t want […]

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GOING TO THE CHAPEL?

RDP vs Married Are you a same-sex couple who is thinking about tying the knot? Are you wondering if your status as California registered domestic partners (RDPs) will protect you sufficiently if one of you dies or becomes incapacitated? The goal of this post is to give same-sex couples living in California a better understanding […]

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GIFTS

Given that we are in the midst of the holiday season, here are a few reminders about gifts: You make a gift if you give property (including money), or the use of or income from property, without expecting to receive something of at least equal value in return. If you sell property for less than […]

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