What Does Proposition 19 Mean for Estate Planning and Inheritances?

If you live in California, you’ve probably heard a lot about Proposition 19. It was on the ballot in the 2020 general election alongside Proposition 15. Proposition 15 would have raised taxes on commercial properties, but it was defeated in the vote. Proposition 19, however, was passed by the state of California. What exactly does it mean? Before we explain it, let's take a brief look at who it applies to: Read More

Title Insurance Issues After Transferring Real Property To Revocable Living Trust

If you know someone who already has a living trust, they may be in danger of losing their home! Anyone who has transferred real property to their revocable trust must consider the dangers of their title insurance policy becoming invalid after such a transfer, and should explore their options.   What is title insurance? When you purchase real property, most often you also purchase a title insurance Read More