Generally speaking, inheritance is not subject to tax in California. If you are a beneficiary, you will not have to pay tax on your inheritance. There are a few exceptions, such as the Federal estate tax. However, an estate must exceed $11.58 million dollars per person in 2020 to be subject to estate tax in

A Trust is an entity that hold assets. Living Trusts are set up to benefit the Trust creators, (also referred to as the “Settlors,” or “Grantors,”) during their lifetimes. Living Trusts also provide the terms for management and distribution of the assets once the Grantors pass away.

Living Trusts are typically drafted by an estate

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Hi, this is Stewart Albertson with Albertson & Davidson and I want to talk to you about one of more difficult set of cases we come across and I call these the “Difficult Don’t Miss Undue Influence Cases”.  Let me say

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Hi, this is Stewart Albertson with Albertson & Davidson and I want to talk to you about undue influence cases.  What makes a good undue influence case and what makes a not-so-good undue influence case?  And let me just set this

Did you know that amending a California Trust is not the only way to “amend” a Trust?  Sounds like a riddle, but it’s actually a concept known as a “power of appointment.”

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A Trust amendment is a simple way to change a California revocable Trust.  And an amendment can change any part of the Trust

Children are a big part of Trust planning, and a big part of Trust litigation (lawsuits) when the planning falls apart (or is not done properly to begin with).  There are many factors that affect planning for children, including age, marital status, health, legal or creditor issues, and level of responsibility (or rather perceived level