Category: Estate Planning

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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Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do Today

There’s no perfect time to broach the subject of estate planning with your family. We all know that everyone passes away eventually, but many of us want to forget that reality. Family Discussion When faced with the decision between taking initiative to start a family discussion about estate planning or putting it off, most people [..]

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Legal Heirs in California for Married Couples

If you do not have a will or a trust, you are leaving it to state law to determine who your legal heirs are. Dying without a will or trust, is called dying “intestate”. Heirs are determined by succession statutes that are already in place. It is important to consult with an Estate Planning and [..]

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Probate in Sacramento

The Probate Court oversees the probate process. In Sacramento County, the Probate Court is located on Power Inn Road. The probate court in Sacramento County and other counties divides the property of someone who is deceased. They oversee the distribution of assets and the payments of liabilities, which includes payment of debts and distribution of [..]

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Who Will Take Care of Me When I Am Not Able?

Although we would like to think that we will live forever and have perfect health throughout our life, it just isn’t so. After you are no longer able to look after yourself, who will? You may have heard of the term fiduciary. A fiduciary is someone who is legally obligated to act in another person’s [..]

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