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What’s Conservatorship of the Estate vs. Conservatorship of the Person?
When setting up a conservatorship, one of the top questions people have is often, "What is conservatorship of the estate vs. conservatorship of the person?"
Understanding Federal Estate and Gift Tax Rates in California
The federal gift tax is a tax by the government that applies to either assets left by a decedent at their death or assets given by an individual during their [...]
What Is a Conservatorship Checking Account?
What is a conservatorship checking account? How can you use one? In this article, we’ll discuss conservatorship checking accounts in detail.
Conservatorship vs. Power of Attorney in California
When comparing conservatorship vs. power of attorney in California, which one is better? And under what circumstances?
How to Buy and Sell Probate Real Estate in California
In this article, we review how to probate real estate in California for informational purposes and can help you decide if you need a probate attorney's help.
Do I Need a Probate Lawyer in California?
Wondering, "Do I need a probate lawyer in California to make my life easier?" The answer is sometimes "yes," but it really depends on your case.
How to Get an Emergency Conservatorship in California
This post explains how to get an emergency conservatorship in California as well as why an emergency conservatorship isn't a permanent solution.
What’s a Conservatorship of the Estate in California?
It happens every day: while driving on a highway, someone gets into a ghastly accident and sustains an injury. The accident impairs their cognitive and physical ability, and they can [...]
What’s a Conservatorship of the Person in California?
Dementia, stroke, and other debilitating illnesses are all too common, especially among the elderly. What happens if you have a loved one with an issue like this? You probably want [...]