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What is a Constructive Trust in California?

Constructive Trust in California What is a Constructive Trust? A constructive trust is a remedy used by a court to compel a person who has property they are not justly entitled to to transfer it to the intended beneficiary as determined by the court. How can I get a Constructive Trust? California law provides that … Read More

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California Will Requirements

Will Formalities in California While many people die with a will, courts do not enforce every will. Instead, courts enforce only those wills meeting specific legal requirements. Who Can Make a Will? California Probate Code section 6100 delineates that an individual 18 years or older who is of sound mind may make a will. Will … Read More

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When Can I Sue a Trustee of a Family Trust?

What Can I Sue a Trustee For? Various issues can arise when choosing, drafting, or funding a trust. Knowing the duties and of both the trustee and the beneficiary is an important step to better understanding the complicated nature of wills and trusts. We highly recommend you consult with an experienced trust & estate attorney … Read More

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The Law on Power of Attorney in California

What is a Power of Attorney in California? A power of attorney is a legal document that grants the holder (called the agent) legal authority to act on behalf of another person (called the principal). Importantly, a principal may grant power of attorney to an agent giving just a few powers, or a great deal … Read More

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Ultimate Guide to Trustee Duties in California

Trustee Duties under California Law for a California Trust A trustee is a fiduciary appointed to fulfill the requirements of a trust. If a trustee does not abide by trust instructions or their legal obligations, probate litigation can be used to suspend, remove, replace, and recover damages from the trustee. Cal. Prob. Code, §16420. The … Read More

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Am I Responsible For My Spouse’s Debts?

When Are You Responsible For Your Spouse’s Debts? Marriage should be a joyous time of love and unity. The “what’s mine is yours” mentality can apply to almost everything in a marriage, including debt. With consumer debt reaching $14 trillion, it is no wonder that many people are concerned how their financial liabilities will affect … Read More

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