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Dana is very professional and knowledgeable in dealing with probate-related matters. I would recommend her to anyone whose loved ones just passed away and need help with property/estate transfer issues.

YONG LIANG

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Substituted Judgment Estate Plan

ESTATE PLANNING AFTER INCAPACITY – LEMONADE OUT OF LEMONS

Most estate planning practitioners advise that a complete estate plan is a tool not only to avoid probate, but to avoid conservatorships upon incapacity.  While that may be the preferred method of estate planning, what happens if your loved one didn’t get their plan in place before being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and you are faced

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Not as Seen on TV Courtroom

PROBATE COURT – NOT AS SEEN ON TELEVISION

We are all familiar with the one-hour (40 minutes with commercials) legal dramas that identify the legal problem, follow the client to consult the attorney and by the second commercial break they are arguing the case (usually without so much as a wardrobe change) with witnesses and offering compelling evidence to convince a judge or

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Revoked Revocable Trust

HOW TO REVOKE A REVOCABLE TRUST

REVOKNG A REVOCABLE TRUST Wikipedia defines a Trust as: “A trust is a legal relationship in which the legal title to property is entrusted to a person or legal entity with a fiduciary duty to hold and use it for another’s benefit. In the Anglo-American common law, the party who entrusts the property is known

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Estate Planning Binder with French Bulldog

DOES YOUR ESTATE PLAN PROVIDE FOR YOUR PETS?

April 11 is National Pet Day.  For some households, every day is “pet day.”  For those of you who buy better quality food for your pets than you do for yourselves, you know what I mean.  While we love them and treat them like members of our family, for many what will happen to their

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Breaking the piggy bank with gavel

Conservatorships: an Expensive Proposition Whether You “Win” or “Lose”

WHAT IS A CONSERVATORSHIP? A Conservatorship is a legal proceeding where a judge appoints a responsible person or organization (called the “Conservator”) to care for another adult (called the “Conservatee”) who cannot care for himself or herself and/or manage his or her own finances.  They can be conducted in either the Probate Division of the

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I cannot say enough good things about Dana.  My sister passed rather unexpectedly and her estate was thrown together hastily. Dana took her time in reviewing the trust documents and gave me her expert advise in deciphering if the trust was valid or not.  She was very kind and extremely helpful.
If I could give her more than 5 stars I would!
I highly recommend giving her a call! 

L.p.