Category Archives: California Child Protection

If you are a California family with young children, then your estate plan should begin with a foundation that ensures your children would always be taken care of, no matter what happens.

Parents Died Within 24 Hours of Each Other– Was There a Plan? | Orange County Guardianship Lawyer

I read this story a while ago, but I was thinking about it today. In 2016, a young couple and parents of six died within 24 hours of each other.  The mother died unexpectedly from a blood clot and the father died 24 hours later as a result of a heart attack. Many feel that […]

Teach Your Kids the Fundamentals of Money

Kids generally don’t understand money innately, and until they learn that money must be earned and is in finite supply at any given time, kids are apt to develop a one-way relationship with money and become very good spenders. Those are tough habits to break. They can last into well into adulthood, and the consequences […]

Protect Your Children’s Future – Orange County Guardianship Attorney Says “Clearly Outline How You Want Them To Be Raised”

Two of the most important things you can do for your minor children are to decide who will care for them and who will manage their finances in the event that something unexpectedly happens to you. These can be sad things to think about, but they are imperative in protecting your child’s future. Choosing the […]

Orange County Estate Planning for the Young

Estate planning needs a new name. When most people think of estate planning, words like elderly, wealthy, or death often come to mind. It also conjures images of vast tracks of land surrounded by high fences and homes built in the image of Versailles, right? Or is that just me? However accurate the word associations […]

Orange County Guardianship Attorney Tackles Overlooked Questions When Naming Guardians for Your Kids

No one likes the idea of leaving their children without a parent, especially when the discussion revolves around planning for an untimely death. But in order to make sure that your children are properly taken care of if both parents should pass away at the same time, the discussion on guardianship must be had. There […]

Newport Beach Estate Lawyer Reveals 3 Legal Documents Every Graduating Senior Needs to Ensure Parents Can Act On Their Behalf In An Emergency

It is graduation time, which means your “baby” is all grown up and preparing to head out into the real world. But before your son or daughter packs up for summer vacation or even their first semester of college, I want you to think about what it means having a child who is an “adult” […]

Probate Attorney in Orange County Discusses ‘When The Unthinkable Happens’…

By Darlynn Morgan, Probate Attorney in Orange County It’s “Date Night” Friday… The one night a week when you and your spouse spend time together…talk about the week…have a nice leisurely dinner…just the two of you. You’ve lined up a babysitter… You left money for the pizza delivery guy and a list of contact numbers […]