What is a No Contest Clause in a Will or Trust?

What is a No Contest Clause in a Will or Trust?

Wills and Trusts are estate planning documents created by an individual for various reasons which usually include distribution of that person’s assets to specific people, called heirs or beneficiaries, upon the death of the person creating the will or trust. The...
What is the Statute of Frauds?

What is the Statute of Frauds?

Under California law, for the most part, oral contracts are valid and enforceable.  However, California (as well as most States) require by statute that particular types of contracts, in order to be valid and enforceable, need to be in writing (versus oral contracts)...
Powers of a Trustee in a Typical Revocable Trust

Powers of a Trustee in a Typical Revocable Trust

In California, a revocable trust is typically created to hold property so that should the person who created the trust, called a settlor, ever lack the capacity to care for themselves, the trust will hold the property for the benefit of that person during their life...