Category Archives: special needs

Misconceptions about Financial Powers of Attorney- Each of the following statements is false

1. Financial powers of attorney allow your agent to act when you want him or her to act, but they prevent your agent from acting when you don’t want him or her to act. 2. If your bank or broker … Continue reading

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Making Sure Your Title Insurance Policy Will Be In Force When You Need It

When real estate is purchased, the buyer typically also buys a title insurance policy. When the buyer later sells, if there is a problem with title to the property, the title insurance company is obligated to take care of it. … Continue reading

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Homestead

Some people have recorded a document entitled homestead indicating that they want a certain dollar amount of the value of their principal residence to be protected from their creditors. Some companies even solicit people to have the company prepare and … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Special Needs Trust

If a child has a disability, he or she may qualify for special programs such as Medi-Cal or SSI. These programs typically require that the child have very little or no assets in order to qualify. Sometimes, the government entity … Continue reading

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