by SAMUEL B. LEDWITZ, J.D., LL.M. | Last updated Feb 22, 2023 | Estate Planning, Living Trusts, Trusts, Wills
When estate planning for digital assets, it’s important to consider the following: Identify what digital assets you have: This includes social media accounts, email accounts, online banking and investment accounts, and any other digital assets that may have financial or sentimental value.
Determine who will have access to the assets:
by SAMUEL B. LEDWITZ, J.D., LL.M. | Last updated Feb 22, 2023 | Estate Planning, Probate, Taxes, Trusts, Wills
There are two common estate planning technique mistakes that we see in our office all the time.
They are Payable on Death (POD) and Joint Tenancy with Right of Survivorship (JTWROS).
by SAMUEL B. LEDWITZ, J.D., LL.M. | Last updated Feb 22, 2023 | Court, Estate Planning, Gun Trusts, Living Trusts, Samuel B. Ledwitz, Trusts, Wills
A California gun trust is a legal document that allows individuals to own and possess firearms in accordance with California state laws. It is designed to allow the owner to designate another person, or group of people, to have access to and be able to use the firearms owned by the trust.
by SAMUEL B. LEDWITZ, J.D., LL.M. | Last updated Feb 22, 2023 | Advanced Estate Planning, Court, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Executor, Probate, Samuel B. Ledwitz, Trusts, Wills
When parents plan their estate distribution, it is almost always centered around the idea that they are going to make their children’s lives better.
All the parents’ hard work, legacy, morals, beliefs, and visions are for the benefit of the child to pass it along generation to generation.
by SAMUEL B. LEDWITZ, J.D., LL.M. | Last updated Jan 17, 2022 | Children's Trusts, Court, Divorce, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Litigation, Living Trusts, Mortgage, Trusts
On the wedding day nobody expects to get divorced ever. We often think we will ride off into the sunset and live happily ever after. However, the sun rises the next day and problems occur. A day of problems turns into weeks of problems and then into years of problems. Your friends tell you there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and they are right; however, it is the headlight from an oncoming freight train called divorce.
by SAMUEL B. LEDWITZ, J.D., LL.M. | Last updated Jan 16, 2022 | Advance Health Care Directive, CMIA, Estate Planning, HIPAA, Wills
We are all worried about our children and especially what would happen to them if they got a severe case of Covid-19 and needed parental help while away at college.
When your child turned age 18, they became an adult in the eyes of the government. And, although you may think they are still a kid, they have many rights that come with adulthood.