Estate Planning Blog

June 8, 2017

What do I do about my professional corporation or partnership if I have a trust?

If you are a doctor, lawyer, accountant, or other licensed professional with your own business practice in California, you are certainly aware of the many rules […]
April 28, 2017

How to Use Estate Planning Strategies to Transfer Business Interests

  Planning for the transfer or liquidation of your business when you are ready to retire or when you die is just as important as the […]
April 25, 2017

For Estate Planning, There is No Fix –It-And-Forget-It

It’s hard to believe that people who spend a lifetime working hard to accumulate wealth spend little or no time planning for what will happen to […]
April 21, 2017

What We Can Learn From Downton Abbey About Estate Planning

Downton Abbey – the PBS drama about the fortunes and misfortunes of an aristocratic British family in the early 20th century that has taken American audiences […]
April 20, 2017

Retirement Plan Options for Small Business Owners

Creating an estate plan for your business is just as important as developing one for your personal assets. Part of estate/succession planning for business is planning […]
April 17, 2017

No More Reasons for Delay in Implementing These 5 Estate Planning Essentials

There is simply no reason for anyone to delay in implementing these five estate planning essentials: Will.  Look around you right now.  Everything you see has […]
April 13, 2017

How to Talk to a Loved One About Estate Planning

Estate planning rarely comes up in the course of regular conversation and if it does, it is usually involves what has happened to a celebrity’s fortune […]
April 10, 2017

Why Estate Planning Matters for Small Business Owners

If you’re a small business owner, you undoubtedly spend countless hours juggling bills and balancing your books, not to mention all those extra hours you spend […]
June 14, 2017

“If You Had to Pick Just One Place….”

Ready for a tough question? Here it is: which one place on all of Earth symbolizes all of human life? Think hard.  I bet you’re not […]
May 12, 2017

“Indian Mythology & Mother’s Day”

  So, I’ve learned that one of the advantages of having kids is finally being able to rely on them. My first experience with this new phenomenon […]
April 6, 2017

“For Old Friends of their Fathers”

One of my favorite books is the “Celestine Prophecy.”  One of the books my dad told me to read.  Much of what I liked about it […]
March 1, 2017

‘I’ll let you be the Judge”

I was at a sushi restaurant the other night. It was crowded, and I was only there because I wanted traffic to die down before I […]

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