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05 Aug Four Common Life Insurance Mistakes

People all too often purchase life insurance and make one of the following common mistakes. These common mistakes could have been easily avoided or corrected with guidance. Instead these mistakes lead to serious consequences in terms of expense and aggravation. Here are some common life...

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05 Jul Four Common Estate Planning Myths

1. “I have a Will so I don’t need to worry about Probate.” If you only have a Will in place (i.e. you die “testate”), your estate will most definitely go through the Probate process. So, why create a Will in the first place? Well, the...

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13 Jun Super Lawyer Rising Star 2014

  We are proud to announce the selection of Arminé Bazikyan by Super Lawyers as Rising Star for the second consecutive year. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional...

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05 Jun Defense of Marriage Act

The Defense of Marriage Act, also known as “DOMA,” was struck down last year by the Supreme Court and declared that same sex couples who are legally married deserve equal rights to the benefits under federal law that go to all other married couples. How Does...

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05 Apr Disability Planning

Estate planning is not simply for those individuals who wish to plan for their death, but a great estate plan will also contain provisions and documents that help in times of incapacity as well. If you are mentally or physically unable to control your assets or medical...

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14 Mar New Ruling: McArthur v. McArthur

The First Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals recently ruled in McArthur v. McArthur that when a beneficiary is contending that the trust is invalid and should be set aside, and has never received benefits under such trust then the beneficiary is not bound by the...

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