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Archives for July 2012

Administration Tips from A Trust & Estate Attorney

Once an estate plan has been finalized by a qualified trust and estate attorney, it needs to remain current to reflect an individual’s or family’s situation. Upon death, the trust then begins the trust administration phase. It’s a complex job of the trustee — the person in charge of carrying out the terms of the […]

Bad rap for Santa Clara Court appointed trustees?

In the news there’s been a lot of criticism of court appointed trustees, especially those assigned for probate administration as well as conservatorships.  Recent articles in the San Jose Mercury News took aim at court appointed Trustees and attorneys for taking advantage of their position in administering estates of incapacitated persons. While the articles are […]

Consumer Guide to Credit Reports – Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of our consumer guide where we’ll explain how to review your credit report.  We know that reading a report for the first time is akin to learning a new language. It’s not for the untrained eye or faint of heart. Attorneys familiar with analyzing a credit report know how to: Identify the […]