Protecting Yourself From Your Agent Under a Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is document that is more important than your will or your trust, because it impacts the maker of the power during his or her life. While you may believe that the intention of your agent is good, you shouldd know that you have options. A. You

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What to discuss with your Wills Lawyers?

WILLS LAWYERS ATTORNEYS AT LAW – LOS ANGELES GLENDALE PASADENA WOODLAND HILLS WHAT IS A WILL? A will is a set of instructions or wishes left by a person who is deceased as to how to distribute his or her assets.   In a will, an executor is named to handle the

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Search for the Right Probate Attorney in Los Angeles

Are you in search of a great probate attorney in Los Angeles?   Determining if you are interviewing the right probate lawyer means that you must meet and discuss your needs personally, to understand the scope of the representation by the probate attorney.   Trust lawyers and estate lawyers come with different

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2018 New Things To Learn About the Los Angeles Probate Court

The Probate Court in Los Angeles serves $10,000,000 residents, and currently has 9 judges serving Los Angeles County.   Each year approximately 16,000 new cases get filed in the Los Angeles Superior Probate Court.   The departments handling probate, also handle trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, elder restraining orders, and elder financial abuse. These

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What is considered good cause for Temporary Conservatorships? Los Angeles

Have you wondered about what is considered good cause under the law to establish Temporary Conservatorships in Los Angeles? Mina Sirkin attended a California training class for probate attorneys who are court appointed to represent conservatees in Los Angeles and the following are excerpts from the PVP handbook for the

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2018 PVP Training Attended by Mina Sirkin Attorney

This week, attorney Mina Sirkin attended the 2018 PVP Training presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association which included the following topics: Good Cause for Temporary Conservatorships Representing the Conservatee at Trial PVP County and Unlawful Detainers: Hardship Exception to Eviction Technology and Innovation for the Aging Privilege changes

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Preparing Wills and Living Trusts in Los Angeles

When preparing wills and living trusts in Los Angeles, an attorney will ask you to bring in certain documents.  To correctly prepare a living trust, Los Angeles practitioners have developed a checklist of items that must be done to insure that title to the assets get transferred to the living

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Opening Probate and Conservatorship Accounts

California Probate has a bond it or block it rule in Probate and Conservatorship cases having to do with liquid assets of the estate.   Generally, liquid assets have to be bonded or blocked.  Bonding or blocking an account protects the estate against malfeasance by the administrator or conservator.  Joint control

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Things to think about when hiring a trust lawyer in Los Angeles

When hiring a trust lawyer in Los Angeles, you should think about many factors.    The time in practice is most important in efficient management of trust litigation in Los Angeles County.   Whether you are involved in creating a trust, administering a trust, or litigating certain aspects of trusts, the

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Disputes Involving Spousal Property Inheritance in Los Angeles

As counsel to spouses who are inheriting property in Los Angeles, we handle inheritance cases by assigning an experienced and dedicated attorney to investigate and manage the spousal property disputes.   Advancing your case in probate involves knowing the application of each procedure, such as a spousal property petition to each

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