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Estate Administration & Probate Archives

Tough times make sound financial planning a central consideration

Although the United States is a country that is obviously marked by tremendous resources and power, such riches do not automatically translate to wealth -- that is, sustained and unfettered financial power and associated freedoms -- for all Americans.

Social Security benefits loom large in many estate plans

One topic unquestionably dominates the conversations of millions of Americans from time to time in living rooms, company dining facilities, coffee shops, malls and just about everywhere else where people of a certain age congregate and exchange views.

Focus on long-term care policies; some interesting study results

High numbers of people across the United States, including many California residents, seek to respond meaningfully to advancing age by securing the benefits of long-term care policies offered by select insurance companies.

Medi-Cal considerations: role of proven estate planning counsel

Estate planning commentators often remark on the need for individuals and families to think about their estates -- regardless of size or composition -- in a timely manner that allows for purposeful planning and peace of mind.