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2024

MAY: Estate Planning Lessons You Can Learn from These Famous Moms

MAY: Back to Basics: One-Sided Contract Acceptance

APR: Legacy Insights: Navigating the Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax

APR: Division of Property for Unmarried Couples Post-Separation in California

MAR: Creating and Preserving Your Legacy with a Dynasty Trust

MAR: Standing in Elder Financial Abuse Litigation

FEB: Now Is the Time to Cultivate and Build Relationships

JAN: Unveiling Our Firm’s New Name

JAN: Why You Might Have an Estate Tax Issue Soon

2023

DEC: How Clients Can Show Their Four Legged Pals Some Love

NOV: The Era of Estate Planning Considerations for Unmarried Couples

NOV: Give Thanks This Year with an Up-to-Date Estate Plan

OCT: Estate Planning Awareness Week

OCT: Navigating Undue Influence in Trust Contests

SEP: Celebrating the Holidays with an Estate Plan

AUG: The Corporate Transparency Act

AUG: Back to School: Time to Protect Your Child’s Future

JUL: RESPECT Yourself and Complete Your Estate Plan

JUL: Estate Planning News You Can Use to Beat the Heat

JUN: The 2024 Revenue Proposals

MAY: The Death of Raquel Welch and What Her Estate Plan Is

MAY: Time to Brush Up on Your Estate Planning Etiquette

APR: A Detailed Look at Los Angeles’ New Mansion Tax, and Ways to Avoid It if It Comes to Your City

MAR: A Scenario Highlighting the Court’s Drastic Change to Conservatorship

MAR: The Fight Over Lisa Marie Presley’s Estate – What’s Happening and How Can You Avoid This

JAN: Had Recent Life Changes? Time for Estate Plan Resolutions!

2022

DEC: Are You In The Know About Law & Stein?!

NOV: IRS Announces Extension for Estate Tax Exemption

OCT: Signs of Elder Financial Abuse & Making It Stop

SEP: Yes, You Can Contest a Trust with a No-Contest Clause

AUG: Multiple Co-Trustees? Proceed with Caution! 

JUL: Defer Capital Gains Tax with Like-Kind Exchange

JUN: Avoid Surprises! Obtain & Share Evidence Early!

MAY: Trustee Duties When Trustor Is Incompetent

APR: Your Guide To Trust Administration

APR: Protecting Your Digital Legacy

MAR: Careful With Your Crypto!

FEB: Involved in Trust Litigation? Better Show Up or It’s Gone!

JAN: New Year! New Attorneys! Same First-Rate Counsel!

2021

DEC: ‘Tis The Season…For Tax Exempt Gifting!

NOV: Cryptocurrency & Estate Planning

OCT: What To Expect If You’re Sued

SEP: New Law AB150 May Provide Tax Savings

AUG: California Protects Spouse Omitted From Will

JUNE: Chad Brandel Promoted to Partner

MAY: Prop 19, Still Time to Avoid Property Reassessment 

APR: Inheritance Dispute? Don’t Just Sit There. Mediate!

MAR: How to Secure Your Digital Assets

FEB: New Attorney Announcement

JAN: What do New Year’s Resolutions Have to do with A Law Firm?

2020

DEC: Did You Complete “Homeowner’s Exemption” on Your Property Tax Bill for Prop 19?

DEC: Prop 19: Narrow Window to Beat Increased Property Tax

NOV: How Elder Abuse Can Lead To Litigation

OCT: When Inheritance Disputes Involve Real Estate

SEP: Are You A Trustee? Take It Seriously

AUG: How to Change an Irrevocable Trust

JUL: How to Avoid Elder Financial Abuse Scams

JUN: Super! Rising! New!

MAY: Is Your Estate Plan Secure with SECURE Act?

APR: When to Update Your Estate Plan

MAR: Just Like Kobe Bryant’s Daughter, Kids Have Rights in the Family Trust

FEB: When to Contest A Trust

JAN: What’s the Difference Between a Trust & an Irrevocable Trust?

2019

APR: Announcing New Partner & New Associate

JUL: Diminished Capacity Article – Estate Planning Magazine

NOV: What You Didn’t Know About Law & Stein

DEC: Show Me The Money, Accounting of Trust

2018

MAR: Does Your Current Estate Plan Make Sense in Light of the Recent Changes to Tax Laws?

2017

MAY: Top 5 Reasons Why Young Professionals Need an Estate Plan

JUN: There’s An App for That

JUN: Clients Who Procrastinate on the Estate Plan Should Consider Prince’s Situation

JUN: Holy Probate, Batman!

OCT: The Business Owner’s takeaways of Hugh Heffner’s Business of Bunny Ears

NOV: Introducing Attorney Michael H. Luong

NOV: New Deed Recording Tax

DEC: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017