Category Archives: Inheritances

The Ins and Outs of Collecting Life Insurance Policy Proceeds…..Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: I spent the weekend in Kings Beach on a getaway with Dave. It was nice to get up to Lake Tahoe… have not been for several years. Kings Beach has changed a lot. We noticed that the movie theater … Continue reading

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Before Agreeing to Serve as Trustee, Carefully Consider the Duties and Obligations Involved—Part 2…Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello and Happy Labor Day, I took the opportunity to celebrate Labor Day by not working the entire weekend. Today I’m returning from Southern California, Yucca Valley to be specific after a weekend with the girls, in the desert. Hope … Continue reading

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Before Agreeing to Serve as Trustee, Carefully Consider the Duties and Obligations Involved—Part 1….Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi, I hope your week is starting out great. We are traveling to Yucca Valley for a girl’s trip over Labor Day. Ever since Daniel started at ASU 3 years ago, I’ve wanted to visit Joshua Tree National Park. Now … Continue reading

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Create a Special Needs Trust to Protect the Financial Future of Your Child with Special Needs ….Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello, This has been a difficult weekend for our family. Our youngest son Cameron lost one of his good friends from kindergarten on Friday night. It’s been very hard on him and his close group of friends. These situations remind … Continue reading

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Squabbles Between Alan Thicke’s Heirs Highlight the Importance of Properly Drafted and Updated Estate Planning….Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello,  I am busy planning, planning & planning. We are planning a fun event at Oak Farm vineyards in Lodi on Saturday, August 25, just for fun. If you’re interested, please RSVP directly to my office. I’m also busy planning … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have Kids, So Why Do I Need Estate Planning? Part 1… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi: I had an eventful, fitness weekend.  I walked both Saturday and Sunday with my walking group Hands up for Hooters, and attended a gait clinic at Fleet Feet on Saturday morning to fix what is wrong with my form … Continue reading

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The Key Differences Between Wills and Trusts… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hi there.  It’s Jean Marie this week. Christine and her family have been on their trip of a lifetime in Spain for over 2 weeks.  They are walking the Camino del Santiago, which is a network of pilgrimage routes to … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Best Practices Gleaned From Famous Celebrity Deaths….Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: I am off and running this Monday.  I have my two backpacks and walking shoes and plan to make a decision about which backpack I will use in Spain. I plan to walk the Camino de Santiago from mid … Continue reading

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Common Estate Planning Issues You Must Navigate When Contemplating a Second (or more) Marriage… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello, I’m in Scottsdale Arizona at the moment about to embark on the go to local hike…..Camelback. I’m looking forward to hitting the trail with my son Daniel and his girlfriend Serena. We celebrated Daniel’s 21st birthday yesterday and it was great … Continue reading

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What to Expect From An Initial Estate Planning Appointment With Us… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Brr, it finally feels like winter. I walked my dogs about 3.5 miles this morning in the cold, and it was so quiet.  I listened to my Spanish tutorial and practiced during my walk.  I am at the point in … Continue reading

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