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Do Same-Sex Couples Enjoy The Same Rights As Heterosexual Couples? Yes, with an Estate Plan.

In today’s society relationships are beginning to look less and less like the traditional relationships of generations past.  There is an overwhelming increase in the number of individuals who choose to stay in a long-term committed relationship that never results in a lawful marriage.  The number of openly homosexual couples is, seemingly, also on the […]






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Young People’s Need For Estate Planning

          There are six major reasons every young person should create a custom estate plan: young children, pets, helping family, inheritances, the absence of living heirs and conservatorships.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, 121,087 people ages 25 to 45 died in the United States in 2007. The leading cause […]






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California Real Estate Investors – Things To Look For

Real estate investors are not few and far between in this market.  They are carrying the housing market. What, then, should Camifornia real estate investors know before purchasing real property as an investment? The most common question we get is, “what should I look out for to make sure I’m protected when buying real estate?” […]






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San Diego Real Estate Attorneys – Avoid Mortgage Rescue Scams

Like any profession, there are bad and good apples, and a whole bunch in between.  But, if you do not have a San Diego real estate attorney you can turn to, you may fall for the proverbial mortgage rescue scheme that has infiltrated the California real estate market.  There are many reliable California foreclosure attorneys […]






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San Diego Bankruptcy Creditor Meetings: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

  Although San Diego’s United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California contains numerous differences between the three bankruptcies listed above (Chapters 7, 11, & 13 Bankruptcy), there is one glaring similarity: The 341(a) Creditor Meeting.  While creditors can attend this meeting (altho most often do not attend), the debtor is the star […]






Chapter 13 v. Chapter 7 – Debt Reorganization & Liquidation

If you are experiencing high debt, and creditors are threatening to garnish your wages, Chapter 7 and/or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy might be an option for you. However, it is important to determine which Chapter of the Bankruptcy code provides the best solution to your particular situation. Chapter 7: You must qualify to file a chapter […]






California Foreclosure Laws – California Homeowner Bill of Rights (California Civil Code 2924)

The National Mortgage Settlement placed five major banks under strict scrutiny regarding servicing of loans, dual-tracking and robo-signing. Dual-tracking involves the process of reviewing a submitted loan modification application, while simultaneously pursuing foreclosure. The banks involved in this settlement include: Citibank, JP Morgan Chase/Washington Mutual, Bank of America/Countrywide, Wells Fargo/Wachovia, and Ally Financial/GMAC Mortgage, LLC. […]






The Cost of Dying

Both the Federal and individual State Government taxing agencies are authorized to collect Estate and Inheritance taxes at your death, collectively referred to as “death taxes.” The Internal Revenue Service defines Estate Tax as “a tax on your right to transfer property at your death. It consists of an accounting of everything you own or […]






Avoiding Foreclosure In California Without An Attorney

Foreclosure is a scary, cumbersome process that often renders homeowners desperate for help, and all too often they call upon unqualified, or unethical, self-proclaimed foreclosure defense attorneys or advocates. There are two types of foreclosure in the United States: judicial and non-judicial. We will discuss primarily non-judicial foreclosures in California. However, for comparison, a judicial […]






Welcome To Our Blog

Welcome to our Blog! We will make consistent posts about real estate, estate planning, corporate and personal injury. To our clients, we added a twitter feed to our home page that contains important updates regarding our practice areas, and case updates. We also added a Q&A forum to our about us page, in which we […]