Did you know...that without the proper legal documents in place, your estate could end up in probate? Having a Will at the minimum allows you to have control over where your assets will go once you pass. However, a Will is not enough to avoid Probate, especially if you own a home in California. And should you pass without any legal documents in place, the state of California decides what happens to your assets. Avoid being taken control of and take control yourself. We're her
Happy Monday everyone! It’s now near the end of the day, but I wanted to remind everyone about some common mistakes that everyone makes in regards to Estate Planning. The first, most common mistake made by most people: Not having an Estate Plan at all. By not having a plan in place, you are doing more harm than good for you and your loved ones. The next most common mistake is for those that already have an Estate Plan (GREAT!), but they fail to keep it updated. Like a growing
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I cannot express the importance of having an Advanced Healthcare Directive/Living Will/Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions prepared. In my line of work, I hear horror stories almost everyday. Children wishing they had guidance as to what their parents wanted for their end of life wishes. Loved ones on life support with no chances of coming back, but family members bickering amongst themselves as to what “the right thing to do” is. Court battles where thousands and thou
Protecting your Pets - What happens to your furry loved ones when you’re gone? Pets are family and my dog is no exception. He’s like a child to me. How do I protect my fur baby in the event something happens to me? I set up a Pet Trust. A formal provision in my estate planning documents outlining the care for my four legged baby in the event that I am incapacitated or no longer. Contact us at the Law Office of Ishajeet Kakkar to learn how to protect your precious fur babies.
We all have checklists. The daily to-do #checklist, the grocery checklist, the work checklist, just to name a few. But have you heard of the #EstatePlan checklist? If you answered 'NO" to any of the above, then it's about time you check these boxes off and make your way towards #protection and #peace of mind. Contact a #legalprofessional today at the Law Office of Ishajeet K. Kakkar to help #checkoff your #EstatePlanChecklist. #AvoidProbate #EstatePlan #Wills #Trust #Willsand