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Five FAQs Regarding Financial Elder Abuse

By: Ingrid Evans Legal Views: 2160 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 3

Ingrid Evans

What is Financial Elder Abuse? In California, financial elder abuse is broadly defined as taking of a senior’s property for a “wrongful use or with intent to defraud.” Cal. Welf. & Inst. Code § 15610.30(a)(1). This statute also extends to anyone who is assisting another person with taking or appropriating wealth and assets from an elderly person. Cal. Welf. Welf. More

Tax Errors: They Could Cost You in the Long Run

By: Kevin E. Thorn Legal Views: 2067 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 2

Kevin E. Thorn

Making mistakes when filing your taxes could come at a big cost.  You could end up paying more in taxes than you need to if you are taxed on income that you should not have paid taxes on. Alternatively, if you underreport your income or fail to file your taxes, you could find yourself faced with penalties and late charges. The good news is: Tax errors can be avoided. More

Understanding The Foreign Earned Income Tax Exclusion While Living Abroad

By: Kevin E. Thorn Legal Views: 2264 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 3

Kevin E. Thorn

Living and working abroad may be appealing to many people and even has advantages from a tax standpoint. In fact, familarizing yourself with the foreign earned income tax exclusion (FEIE) can be helpful when living in another country. FEIE BasicsIn general, US citizens are subject to federal income tax on their worldwide income. More

Estate Planning For Blended Families

By: Francisco Sirvent Legal Views: 473 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 1

Francisco Sirvent

In Real Life Blending Two Families Comes With Many Issues To OvercomeTelevision shows like “The Brady Bunch” always make the blended family look easy. If you think coordinating holidays is tough, consider how two families address the division of their estates after one or both of the spouses die.The good news is there are ways to address the blended family situation. Queen Creek Rd. More