Often people are confused about the differences between a legal separation as compared to a divorce and, what the advantages and disadvantages of both are. So why file for legal separation in California? This article reviews several different reasons why couples choose to file for a legal separation and not a divorce.
Just how fast can bankruptcy documents be prepared and filed? Pretty Fast! Unfortunately, A People’s Choice no longer offers bankruptcy document preparation services. However, by hiring a bankruptcy petition preparer, you can face emergency financial situations with ease.
As we get older, we tend to spend more time thinking about our estate plans, what we leave to our children, and our legacy. However, oftentimes the cost of preparing estate plan paperwork with an attorney pushes this item to the back burner. Looking to prepare a living trust for a fraction of the cost? Here is the story of how one woman did just that - and saved $500!
It’s never too late to plan your estate with a revocable living trust, even when you are 91 years of age! So often people put off proper estate planning because it has previously been an expensive task only provided by attorneys. Nowadays, people are discovering that they can get the same estate planning documents prepared by a Legal Document Assistant at a fraction of the cost an attorney would charge.
The short 20-minute video will provide an overview of the difference between divorce legal separation and annulment in California. We discuss the legal basis needed to file an annulment in California, why some people choose to file a California legal separation proceeding and provide an in-depth discussion of the California divorce process for an uncontested divorce with a marital settlement agreement.
Finding cheap legal document assistant help is relatively easy. Finding competent, professional, inexpensive legal document assistance, unfortunately, is not so easy. As this client discovered, lengthy court battles can become expensive. In the end, everyone loses and often both sides are left worse off than they started. Here's his story...
Most people create a revocable living trust to avoid probate. A pour-over will is also executed to allow any unknown assets outside the trust to pass through the pour-over will into the trust upon the testator's death. Trust property is then distributed to trust beneficiaries. Contact A People’s Choice for more information on how to prepare a pour-over will.
California estate planning is the process of considering 1) how to avoid probate; 2) how your assets will be managed if you are incapacitated; 3) when assets will be transferred to others, either during your lifetime, at your death, or sometime after your death; and 4) who receives those assets. You can easily create your estate planning documentation, in most cases, with the assistance of a registered Legal Document Assistant, that utilizes the latest and most up-to-date self-help software. Doing so, however, necessitates that you educate yourself about your options so that you can make well-informed decisions.
Understanding the complicated map of California probate can be overwhelming. A People's Choice can help you navigate through the complexities of California probate and save you the expensive statutory fees charged by attorneys. This video will show you how.
California probate can be broken down into separate phases, 1) preparing the initial petition and attending the hearing; 2) handling debts; 3) itemizing property and 4) distributing assets. This video explains the California probate timeline.