Newark Family And Estate Law Blog
How can choosing the right executor help during probate?
Understanding the importance of choosing a respectful and thoughtful executor is key for you and any beneficiaries in your life. After you die, you want
How do I choose the right personal representative for my estate?
When you begin the estate planning process in California, you will appoint a personal representative to act as the administrator of your affairs upon your
What may happen to my assets if I die during my divorce case?
California’s Probate Code recognizes surviving spouses as rightful heirs of a deceased’s estate. The California Legislative Information website notes that the probate court may verify
What are some reasons someone may choose to make a prenuptial?
In the time before you officially get married, you and your soon-to-be spouse may have many questions. One of the possible topics you both may
Why do siblings litigate over probate?
When sibling rivalries grow wildly out of control, it can result in major problems for everyone involved. This is especially true when it comes to
Mediation, collaboration: negotiating your divorce out of court
If you are like many couples, you and your spouse may want to try to resolve your divorce without the stress and financial burden of
What do you know about advance directives?
As you assemble your estate plan, you may encounter terms and estate planning documents you know little about. For instance, are you familiar with advance
Will your social media accounts impact your divorce?
Social media has become a primary source of communication and connection. You may remain active on social media through the good and bad times, but
Why are senior citizens so susceptible to undue influence?
If you have elderly parents, you may want to encourage them to put their financial affairs in order. After all, creating a comprehensive estate plan
How do you limit the effects of divorce on your children?
Not only must you adjust to ending your marriage, but your shared children must navigate the change, too. How do you help your children make