TIPS FOR CHOOSING AN ESTATE ATTORNEY – MADRID LAW GROUP

Tips for Choosing the Right Estate Attorney - Know who you are Hiring by Asking the Right Questions By: Priscilla A. Madrid, Estate Attorney, MADRID LAW GROUP, Anaheim Hills, CA What Areas of Law do you Practice in? There is no law that prevents...

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How to Keep Bad Title From Derailing Your Estate Plan

Verifying good title on real property as part of your estate planning is essential if you want to avoid nasty surprises later. Verifying good title to real property that is part of an estate plan is often overlooked by clients.  Most...

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A Probate & Will Contest Attorney • Estate & Trust Litigation • Anaheim Hills, CA

Mitigate the Risk of Your Estate Being Subject to a Will Contest A wealthy Chinese businessman passed away leaving an estate worth more than a billion dollars to a charitable foundation resulting in his two adult sons challenging the will. Yu...

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Young People Should Have an Estate Plan • Madrid Law Group, Anaheim Hills, CA

  “Over the last few months I have been reading stories of the tragic deaths of young people…. These tragedies also make people in the financial planning industry re-confirm long held beliefs about the need for an estate plan for...

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Top Ten Financial Elder Abuse Scams • Madrid Law Group, Anaheim Hills, CA

Financial elder abuse takes many different forms.  Some may not even be recognized as financial elder abuse, but are due to our stringent laws in California protecting seniors.   According to a report by the National Council on Aging, "Financial scams...

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Tears, Terror and Elder Abuse: the final Tragic years of Mickey Rooney’s Life

Elder abuse can happen to anyone, and the conniving and manipulative abusers are adept and hiding it from every one. “He was one of Hollywood's greatest actors, someone whose estate could have been worth hundreds of millions when he died...

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Avoid making these common estate planning mistakes

Not having a plan. Estate planning mistake number one is not having your own estate plan - because the State of California does have an estate plan for you and it’s called intestate succession. You can read all about...

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How to Keep Your Children From Fighting Over Your Estate

You want to plan in advance to minimize the risk of your heirs fighting over your estate.  You probably own some items of real or sentimental value (jewelry, antiques, art, heirlooms, photographs, keepsakes, furniture, clothing, etc.) that you would...

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