Category: Estate Planning

Probate Attorney

You may have found that you are in need of a Probate Attorney following the death of a family member or close friend.  A Probate Attorney can help you from the very beginning in knowing what the next steps are and guiding you through the court process. Prior to meeting with a Probate Attorney it [..]

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Changing Ownership of a Home After a Death

Several factors go into changing the ownership of a home after a death. Changing Ownership of a Home when there is a Trust When there is a trust that has been drafted properly and the home has been funded into the trust, the transfer can usually be done simply and quickly. Depending on how the [..]

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First Steps After The Death of a Loved One

The death of a loved one can trigger a lot of emotions. On top of mourning the loss of your loved one, there are items that need to be done in a timely manner. Here are a few items for immediate consideration: Contact a funeral provider Provide information to the funeral provider in order to [..]

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3 Reasons You Want to Avoid Probate

When you pass away, your family may need to visit a probate court in order to claim their inheritance. Although having a will is a good basic form of planning, a will does not avoid probate. Instead, a will simply lets you inform the probate court of your wishes – your family still has to [..]

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5 Steps for New Parents to Know About Wills

Bringing home your new baby, is a special time. As new parents, you want to make sure that your child is well taken care of. Our vision at The Swenson Law Firm is “to make every person who walks through our door feel better. We do this by replacing ignorance with knowledge and fear with [..]

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4 Tips For Every New Homeowner

Congratulations on the purchase of your new home.  Whether this is your first home or an upgrade or downsize, the purchasing of a home is a big event in your life.  When these major life changes occur, it is important that you are properly prepared. Below are a few things for you to consider now [..]

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Get Ready for Your Summer Plans

With the weather warming up, people are looking forward to their summer plans. Prior to going on your trip, you should review your Estate Planning Documents. Knowing that everything is taken care of at home allows you to sleep more peacefully and enjoy your vacation. 4 Things to consider adding to your checklist: Guardian Nomination If [..]

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Exciting Times at The Swenson Law Firm

There is a lot to celebrate at The Swenson Law Firm. March marks their 5 year anniversary and they received the Best Legal Services in Orangevale over the weekend- that is two years in a row! Samuel Swenson came from a family of entrepreneurs.  Samuel previously worked in larger law firms. He enjoyed the work, [..]

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