What is a California Trust Restatement?

If you need to make changes to your living trust, you can either amend the original document or create a new document with a California trust restatement. Read on to learn more about when a restatement is advised, and the benefits of restating a living trust. Then, be sure to contact A People's Choice to learn how we can help.

By |2020-05-29T09:43:40-07:00May 29th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Free Five-Step Estate Planning Checklist

Estate planning is imperative for anyone looking to ensure the well-being of their family members after their death. In fact, we always recommend that our clients create an estate plan. Therefore, in order to help out with this daunting process, we've created a free checklist for your reference. Read on to learn how to use it!

By |2020-04-28T12:00:31-07:00April 27th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

How a Fill-in-the-Blank Will Can Go Wrong

If you're considering creating a will with a DIY fill-in-the-blank service such as LegalZoom or Nolo, be sure to read up on the consequences beforehand. Unfortunately, wills created with these services often result in incorrectly distributed estates. Luckily, registered legal document assistants like A People's Choice are here to help.

By |2020-04-25T08:49:41-07:00April 24th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Why You Need a Will

The older we get, the less we stress about things that do not matter in the long run. Grandparents at the beach are just happy to enjoy the sunshine, the waves, and their grandchildren’s company. They do not care if they look silly in a bathing suit! When you turn 59, you do not [...]

By |2019-09-02T09:30:53-07:00August 19th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Inexpensive Estate Planning Options

When most people think of estate planning, they assume it will be costly. After all, we are talking about your life's possessions here! However, inexpensive estate planning options will enable you to meet your goals without breaking the bank. While estate planning does not have to be expensive, you should do it correctly. A People's Choice can help with document preparation and other types of estate planning logistics. We don't cost nearly as much as an attorney, and our clients often save thousands of dollars.

By |2020-01-02T10:28:29-08:00July 21st, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

The Pitfalls of California’s Transfer on Death Deed

If you wish to avoid estate planning, advisers may recommend California's Transfer on Death Deed. Once you file this deed with the county, theoretically your properties will automatically transfer to named beneficiaries without probate. Since the forms associated with this transfer are inexpensive to record and fully revocable, the concept often feels like the answer to a prayer. Unfortunately, these transfers have many drawbacks.

By |2019-09-01T15:43:03-07:00July 4th, 2019|Real Property|0 Comments