How to Avoid Probate So how do we avoid probate? This is a question I get asked all of the time and I’d love to share that answer with you in today’s video. Hi everyone? My name is Pantea Fozouni with Palm Desert Law Group and in today’s video we are going to talk about…

It’s the beginning of the month, and bills are coming due. If you are stressed out, it’s important that you know where and how to get access to financial relief. Please consider this not only for yourself, but for your adult children and elderly parents, too, even if you do not need it for yourself….

As you already know, the COVID-19 pandemic means nothing is business as usual. Many states have implemented a “shelter-in-place” order to limit the spread of the disease; however, if you are not in a place with such an order, or if your parents are not following it, you may want to refer to our previous…

Do your parents have an estate plan? Is it up to date? No matter how rich or poor you or your parents are, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, you need to be asking these and several other questions. When your parents become incapacitated or die, their affairs will become your responsibility, and…

Do You Need an Attorney to Close Out an Estate? Do you need an attorney to close out an estate? Well, some people say yes, some people say no. Today’s video, we are going to talk about that so that you can decide for yourself what the answer is. Hi everyone, my name is Pantea…

There’s no doubt that your parents have survived frightening world events, whether that was World War II, the war in Vietnam, nuclear threat, illness, poverty, civil unrest, or all of the above. However, the use of the word “unprecedented” regarding what’s happening now is not an exaggeration. And they may not understand it all or…

How Much Should an Estate Plan Cost? How much should an estate plan cost? Well, the answer is not as clear as you may think, so stay tuned to find out the answer. Hi everyone. My name is Pantea Fozouni with Palm Desert Law Group and today we’re going to talk about how much should…

While it’s still difficult to tell how the Coronavirus will impact us in the long term, there’s no denying that it is having a huge impact on our health, economy, and way of life. Just last week, Governor Newsom issued a statewide order for all residents to ‘stay at home’ amid the coronavirus outbreak. Whether…

What is a Trust? So what is a trust, do I need one, and any other questions related to that. That’s what we’re going to talk about in this video right now. Hi again. I’m Pantea Fozouni with Palm Desert Law Group, and last week we talked about the basics of estate planning in terms…

A last will and testament can ensure your wishes are respected when you die. But if your will isn’t legally valid, those wishes might not be carried out, and instead the laws of “intestate succession” would apply. In other words, the inheritance laws of your state would dictate who would receive your assets, and they…