Tag Archives: Probate

Real Estate Property Transfers In California: Reasons, Methods and Issues

Even though the number of home sales has diminished in recent years, many people are still transferring real estate property for a variety of reasons. The most common type of property transfer is for a parent who transfers the title … Continue reading

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Trust Provisions: A-B Trust vs. A Trust; College Planning: How to Fund Higher Education

We frequently mention that trusts are a good way to avoid the probate process, which takes time, costs money, and has an unknown outcome. The A Trust and the A-B Trust are two popular types of trusts to help married … Continue reading

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The Probate Court Process; What Constitutes a Proper Will; Contested Wills

The most important message we like to communicate about probate court is that it should be avoided at all costs – under most circumstances. We recently discussed this issue on our weekly radio and web broadcast on KDOW 1220 AM, … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston Update; IRS Publishes “Fresh Start” for Struggling Taxpayers; California Residency

We are in the heart of tax season, so naturally we have recently been addressing many related issues. We wish we had time to discuss them all on our weekly radio and web broadcast on KDOW 1220 AM, and then … Continue reading

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Estate Tax Form 706 Is Ready For 2010 Along With Extended Deadline For Filing Return

We recently wrote an article about estate taxes, which mentioned that we would have to wait and see what changes to the law would be enacted. The wait is now over, because last week the Internal Revenue Service published on … Continue reading

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New Blog for the Law Offices of Connie Yi, P.C., Pleasanton, California (San Francisco Bay Area)

Welcome to the blog for the Law Offices of Connie Yi, P.C., located at 4900 Hopyard Road, Suite 100, Pleasanton, CA 94588. Our office is conveniently located just a minute or two from the intersection of I-580 & I-680, across … Continue reading

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