Category Archives: Parenting

Before Your Kids Leave For College, Make Sure They Sign These Documents… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello, This weekend was a weekend of work for me. I enjoyed a Friday night out with Dave….dinner and a movie, but that was it for fun. I am on a fast countdown to our departure in about six weeks … Continue reading

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3 Key Benefits of Conscious Uncoupling….Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello and Happy Monday: We are off to the races for another busy week.  I am now on a serious quest to drop some weight in preparation for our trip to Spain in Mid May for the Camino.  Beginning today, … 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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Same-Gender Couples Still Face Legal Challenges Over Parental Rights… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello- We had hoped to get our lawn mowed before it rained again but that did not happen. So happy that we’ve got some rain coming our way and cool weather which will help the snow stick. I’m hibernating today, … Continue reading

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The Real Planned Parenthood: Platonic Parenting… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello- I worked the ENTIRE weekend, which was tough, but necessary.  It reminds me that I am not as young as I once was.  Recalling my early days in practice, frequently working very late nights and weekends, with endless energy. … Continue reading

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Ready to Write Your Will? Consider This Before You Go It Alone or Online… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Happy Tuesday: I hope you had a wonderful holiday.  We had a very low key Christmas, with a few gifts, but mostly sleeping in, hanging out in our PJs and cooking dinner. Our holiday was really about spending time together, … Continue reading

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Your Rights as the Parent of a Young Adult – What You Need to Know – Christine’s Family Wealth Series

Hi: Just returned from a  2 week grad trip with the boys to France, Switzerland and Italy.     We had a great trip, lots of driving, but a great trip. We visited Antibes in the south of France, and Eze … Continue reading

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Commit to Your Estate Plan Before Committing to a Trip Away… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

Hello: Family vacations are standard operating procedure for summertime. The kids are out of school and the weather is warm. Before embarking on your family time, please seriously consider scheduling an appointment at our office to put your planning in … Continue reading

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Defining the Legal Relationship Between Grandparents and Their Grandchildren… Christine’s Family Wealth Secrets

  Hello and Happy Monday: I had a wonderful, relaxing girls’ weekend in San Luis Obispo.  Mostly, I enjoyed sleeping in, and shopping with my girlfriends. I have never been to SLO, and enjoyed my time away tremendously. We wine … Continue reading

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