Category Archives: California Guardianship Attorney

Soon-to-Be Parents – Here’s One More New Thing to Learn! | Newport Beach Guardianship Lawyer

You are pregnant! Congratulations! Your world is about to become brighter and sweeter than you ever imagined. I know that you are in the process of learning a lot of new things. So, as your neighborhood Newport Beach guardianship lawyer, I’m hoping that in between the baby showers and reading “What to Expect,” you spend […]

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 […]

Orange County Will Attorney: 5 Considerations When Choosing a Legal Guardian for Your Kids

Choosing a legal guardian who can raise your kids if you are unexpectedly incapacitated or pass away can be a daunting and difficult challenge.  There are many things to take into account, such as parenting styles and the potential guardian’s ability to love and take care of your children. These are just some of the […]

Orange County Guardianship Lawyer Answers, “Will My Ex Get My Kids If Something Happens To Me?”

The short answer is; it depends. This is a question we get a lot, and one we typically discuss at length with non-married parents during our planning sessions.  When one of the parties of a divorce decree dies, this will end the custody agreement because there’s no longer anything to govern. In most cases, custody […]

Temporary Guardianships for Minors Are Often Overlooked in Estate Planning

Orange County guardianship lawyers put a lot of effort into helping clients prepare for all kinds of possibilities. From the “perfect” retirement plan to setting up trusts and family foundations, they work to provide strategies for pretty much every stage of life. While estate planning lawyers recommend naming long-term guardians for minor children in case […]

Planning for the Future With an Orange County Special Needs and Guardianship Lawyer

Parenting isn’t always easy, and it’s even less so when your child has a disability. We all have dreams of our children reaching full independence, but sometimes, this just isn’t possible. Our children may have needs that go beyond what others require, special needs that require specific planning in order to make sure that the […]

Michael Jace’s Kids Spend 4 Painful Hours In Police Custody Following The Death of Their Mother…And How To Protect Your Own Kids From Child Protective Services If Something Happens To You

Michael Jace, best known for his role in the ‘The Shield,’ is being held on murder charges this month following the shooting death of his wife. According to reports, Jace called 911 on himself after allegedly murdering his wife in front of his small children.  Besides the obvious trauma that the children faced, family members […]

What to Expect from Estate Planning in Orange County, CA Part III

This is the third in a series of articles on what to expect when you work with your Orange County estate planning lawyer.  Each article will cover several of the topics that you will need to consider to make a plan that works for your needs. In the previous to editions of this series, we […]

Trust Lawyer in Newport Beach Answers, “What is a Conservatorship or an Adult Guardian?”

The idea of conservatorships really came before the mainstream population a few years back when pop idol Britney Spears seemed to have an emotional breakdown right in front of the public eye.  At that time, her father was named as her conservator.  The term sounds like a babysitter, at best, or like a harsh authoritarian […]

Working With An Orange County Estates Lawyer To Leave Behind an Intangible Legacy

These days, the phrase “intangible asset” seems to have multiple meanings.  In the estate planning world, Orange County attorneys refer to intangible assets as memories and mementos that are left behind for loved ones.  These are things that extend beyond money and material things in order to share your story and your family history.  Your […]