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  • In the complex tapestry of estate planning and inheritance, transferring a property from one generation to the next can be a challenge. The trust or estate are often faced with the daunting task of not only managing assets, settling estates, and navigating legal procedures, but also securing the capital needed to create the liquidity for […]

  • During an estate or trust administration when multiple beneficiaries inherit shared ownership of a real estate property, one or more beneficiaries may decide to obtain full ownership of the property. For this purpose, they must “buy out” the remaining beneficiary (s) who prefers to receive cash for their share of the asset. If the beneficiary […]

  • Probate Estate Loans: How They Work and When to Use Them The probate process can be long and complicated; it can take anywhere from a few months to several years, especially if there are conflicts or disputes among beneficiaries about the inherited property. With the property being tied up in probate it makes it difficult […]

  • Click here to DOWNLOAD the official petition RIGHT NOW The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, California’s leading taxpayer advocacy group, has filed an initiative with the Office of Attorney General that will restore the right of parents to transfer their home and limited other property to their children without reassessment to market value. The “Repeal the […]

  • Navigating property matters among siblings following inheritance can be intricate. Often, one sibling wishes to retain the property, while others might prefer a cash settlement for their share. In such scenarios, a trust loan might be an option as a solution for the sibling wishing to retain the property. Let’s find out how trusts loans […]

  • We have officially filed the Repeal the Death Tax initiative with the Attorney General’s office and the public comment period is open! You can tell the Attorney General, “I support Initiative 23-0005.” This important initiative will restore the ability of parents to transfer their home and a limited amount of other property to their children […]

  • A trust loan secured by real estate can be a valuable financial tool for managing a trust-held property in California. What is a trust loan? A trust loan secured by real estate is a type of loan provided to a revocable or irrevocable trust, using the trust’s real estate assets as collateral. The trust can […]

  • An irrevocable trust is a specific trust category in which the terms cannot be altered, amended, or dissolved without the consent of the beneficiary or beneficiaries. In the state of California, such trusts are integral to trust and estate planning strategies, with an emphasis on reducing estate and personal taxes.The grantor relinquishes control of the […]

  • In California, when siblings jointly inherit a property, they are presented with multiple alternatives to allocate the asset among themselves. One such method is for one sibling to acquire the other siblings’ stakes in the property. However, if done incorrectly, this approach may trigger a property tax reassessment, leading to a substantial increase in property […]