Legal Resources

Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Lawyer in Pleasanton

How to choose a nursing home http://www.canhr.org/factsheets/nh_fs/html/fs_howtochoose.htm

Overview of Medi-Cal payment for long term care in California http://canhr.org/factsheets/medi-cal_fs/html/fs_medcal_overview.htm

Advance Health Care Directive Checklist

Do I need a will? See State Bar of California information at www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/Will.aspx

Do I need estate planning? See State Bar of California information at www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/EstatePlanning.aspx

Do I need a living trust? See State Bar of California information at www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/LivingTrust.aspx

Seniors and the Law. Information from the State Bar of California www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/Seniors.aspx

What should I know about elder abuse? See State Bar of California information at www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/ElderAbuse.aspx

Kids and the law: an A-Z guide for parents from the State Bar of California at www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/KidstheLaw.aspx

Legal health checklist information from the State Bar of California at www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Pamphlets/LegalHealthChecklist.aspx

What to do when you turn 18: information from the State Bar of California at www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/publications/Turn-18.pdf

Estimate your future social security payments at www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator/

When to start receiving your social security payments? See www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10147.html

Social security benefits for your surviving spouse. See www.socialsecurity.gov/survivorplan/onyourown2.htm

The California Partnership for Long Term Care. See www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ltc/Pages/CPLTC.aspx

California DMV home page: www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/home/dmv.htm

Alameda County Property Assessment Information www.acgov.org/MS/prop/index.aspx

Contra Costa County Property Assessment Information https://taxcolp.co.contra-costa.ca.us/taxpaymentrev3/summary/account_lookup.jsp 

California Law  http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html

California Courts http://www.courts.ca.gov/

California Code of Regulations http://ccr.oal.ca.gov/linkedslice/default.asp?SP=CCR-1000&Action=Welcome

IRS Notice 2011-66 gives new guidance for estates of decedents who died in 2010 http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-11-66.pdf

We provide probate court services for any County in California and estate planning services to California residents, including those in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, Alameda, Hayward, Castro Valley, Antioch, Brentwood, Danville, El Cerrito, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Tracy, Stockton, Alameda County and Contra Costa Counties, and the San Francisco Bay Area.