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Blog Posts in December, 2010

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  • Guardianship Basics
    Guardianship Basics

    The legal process of Guardianships have gotten alot of press in the last couple years. There are guardianships for children which have made news, such as the "octo mom" kids. A probate guardianship is ...

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  • More Reasons to Consider Setting Up a Living Trust
    More Reasons to Consider Setting Up a Living Trust

    There are many benefits to drafting a living trust. Most people aim to set up a living trust to avoid a formal and costly probate or to put a mechanism in place to manage their finances should they ...

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  • Why Most People Consider Setting up a  Living Trust
    Why Most People Consider Setting up a Living Trust

    A revocable inter vivos trust, commonly referred to as a "living trust" is created during the settlor's lifetime and that the settlor has the power to revoke while still living. The trust is described ...

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  • When is a Testamentary Trust Right?
    When is a Testamentary Trust Right?

    A testamentary trust is a trust that is created by a will and that does not take affect until after the death of its' creator, referred to in legal terms as the testator. (Blacks Law Dictionary 5th ...

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  •  The California Supreme Court Rules on an LPS Conservatorship
    The California Supreme Court Rules on an LPS Conservatorship

    The California Supreme Court ruled that a conservatee's due process rights were not violated when a trial court appointed an LPS conservator based on the conservator's counsel's representation that ...

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  • A Conservatee is Allowed to Re-established a Conservatorship without a Formal Hearing
    A Conservatee is Allowed to Re-established a Conservatorship without a Formal Hearing

    The Fourth District Court of Appeal heard a case regarding a conservatee's due process rights, finding that such rights were not violated when a court reestablished a conservatorship after the ...

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