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Why Receiving An Inheritance Changes Your Estate Plan

Receiving an inheritance is a huge blessing but, if not handled properly, can also become a curse. Often times, the inheritor does not know what to do with the new asset and runs into financial trouble, squandering most, if not all of it. This could happen due to the inheritor having outstanding creditor issues or tax

2019-01-17T13:54:58-08:00January 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Curtis’ thoughts on Purposeful Planning

Purposeful Planning; An Exploration & Explanation Kaiser Law Group’s ‘tagline’ is “Purposeful Estate Planning for the Millionaire Next Door.”  Many of our clients and colleagues know our appreciation for Thomas Stanley and William Danko’s late 1990’s classic book, The Millionaire Next Door, which extols the virtues of living beneath your means (“playing good defense”), investing in

2019-01-10T17:47:57-08:00January 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

What Estate Planning Awareness Means For You

Estate planning is important for everyone regardless of wealth or family status because if you become incapacity or pass away without an estate plan, you are leaving the distribution of your assets subject to state law – and the results may not be what you want or expect. Estate Planning Explained Estate planning includes the growth,

2019-01-10T17:34:50-08:00January 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Hope to See You at Our First-Ever Coffee Chat, 3-6p.m. Monday, November 19th

On Monday, November 19th, we’ll be hosting our first-ever Kaiser Law Group Coffee Chat from 3-6 p.m. It's an "open office hours"-style event. We just ask that you let us know that you are planning to come by so we can expect you. I'm not a coffee drinker – more of a hot chocolate guy (no

A Respectful Deference to Elders Curdles Into a Fight Over Assets

This NY Times article from late November focuses on a film, “Black Heirlooms” that describes a family dispute over a relatively modest amount of money that ended up tearing the filmmaker’s family apart. Besides the strained family relationships, the article mentions that “money goes to lawyers that could have gone to heirs.” That sentence resonated with

2018-03-01T16:02:28-08:00February 28th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |