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    • Veterans Administration Pension Benefits

      Veterans Administration Pension Benefits are paid to veterans who were in military service during wartime and who have little or no income. Veterans who have serious disabilities may qualify for Aid ...

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    • SLANDER

      Definition of Slander Slander is a false and unprivileged publication, orally uttered, and also communications by radio or any mechanical or other means that (1) charges any person with crime, or with ...

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    • Asset Protection Strategies for Business Owners

      As a business goes through its various cycles – infancy, adolescence and maturity – there are various strategies available for asset protection planning. To have a complete asset protection plan ...

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    • COVID-19 Vaccine to Be Given to Californians With Disabilities

      The California Department of Public Health has announced that beginning March 15, those with serious health conditions between the ages of 16 and 64 can be vaccinated. These conditions include: Cancer ...

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    • COVID-19 and Minor Children: Things to Consider Now

      Protecting your family is important, especially when you have minor children, and even more so now that we are living through a pandemic. With all of the unknowns of our current situation, you need ...

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    • Summer Vacation Plans? Precautions and Preparations to Consider

      After months of near confinement in our homes, many of us are stir-crazy and eager to travel to a vacation destination. Although more states are opening up, there are several precautions to consider ...

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    • Elder Abuse: What Is It, How to Recognize It, And How To Fight Against It

      Elder abuse is on the rise. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of abuse. Although common, elder abuse is chronically ...

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    • Proposed Bill Would Provide Relief to Family Caregivers

      There are approximately 48 million family caregivers in America. These hard-working people often spend thousands of dollars of their own money to assist their loved ones, while also holding their own ...

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    • Eviction Relief for Residents of California Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

      Judicial Council of California adopts emergency rule for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis While state, county, and municipal authorities in California have sensibly acted to limit evictions during ...

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    • You Can Parent Beyond the Grave: Common Trusts and How to Use Them

      Children are expensive. But sometimes, one of your children is more expensive than the other. While most parents want to make their children feel equally valued and want to split their accounts and ...

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    • What Is a Pour-Over Will and How Do I Know if I Need One?

      You’re probably familiar with wills and trusts as the essential tools to pass assets on to their loved ones at death. But you may not be familiar with a pour-over will , which is commonly used ...

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    • 9 Reasons a Trust Might Terminate

      Every trust, at some point, will end. While trusts can stretch across generations and keep money and property within a family, no trust has unlimited funds or will last an unlimited amount of time. ...

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    • What It Means To Be The Guardian Of A Minor

      Acting as the guardian of a minor is one of the most important roles a person ever fulfills. Along with taking on that responsibility, you may be trying to navigate stressful and emotionally-charged ...

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    • An Interview With Jeff Hayden About Guardianships and Conservatorships On “Your Legal Rights” Podcast

      On March 10 th , Ivette Santaella was a guest on “Your Legal Rights” podcast with host and Bay Area attorney Jeff Hayden. For more than 30 years, “Your Legal Rights” has provided KALW listeners with ...

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    • Ivette Santaella Discusses Marketing with Passion

      Managing Attorney Ivette Santaella joined Lawyer Business Advantage to discuss how she utilizes her passion for law to power the success of her marketing and business development efforts. Click here ...

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    • How to Provide Financial Security For Your Loved One With Special Needs Through A Special Needs Trust

      If you’d like to make sure that your loved one with a disability or special need is financially supported when you’re gone, you should consider creating a special needs trust. This is because, ...

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    • Unique Planning Opportunity for Disabled or Chronically Ill Beneficiaries

      There is great news for clients with certain family members or other beneficiaries – this year brought with it a huge change in the law that benefits beneficiaries who are disabled or chronically ill. ...

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    • What Happens When Your Disabled Child Turns 18 and What You Need to Do Beforehand

      When your child is under the age of 18, you, as their parent, can make most, if not all decisions, on their behalf. However, when your child turns 18, the law views them as an adult, and you no longer ...

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    • How to Avoid Taxes on Monetary Gifts to Your Family

      While you may think taxes on monetary gifts to your loved ones is a given, we’re here to tell you that doesn’t always have to be the case. There are actually a few circumstances in which you can ...

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    • Filing Estate Tax Returns Does Not Have to Be Intimidating

      Taxes are one of those realities that executors and heirs need to deal with after the death of a loved one. For most, a final federal and state income tax return must be filed if the individual earned ...

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    • Veterans Administration Pension Benefits

      Veterans Administration Pension Benefits are paid to veterans who were in military service during wartime and who have little or no income. Veterans who have serious disabilities may qualify for Aid ...

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