Do you have a legal Guardian named for your children? If the answer is no then you should know that… That in the case of an emergency and your child needs medical attention that the facility that your child has been taken to may not assist because you have not given permission. That in the case of an emergency your child will be taken to the police department and … [Read more...] about Guardianship
The Truth About 4 Estate Planning Myths
Estate planning is one of the most misunderstood areas of the law. Since estate planning deals with the division of your property after your death, many people are hesitant to learn more. This is unfortunate, because a well-constructed estate plan is an effective way to protect your family and make sure your assets are distributed according to your wishes. Today we are … [Read more...] about The Truth About 4 Estate Planning Myths
3 Reasons You Need an Estate Plan
While estate plans are commonly associated with the wealthy or elderly, they can actually benefit anyone who has assets or a family. Many people choose to put off estate planning until it’s too late. When you call the Law Office of James A. Zakasky, our Santa Rosa estate planning attorney can help you by crafting a comprehensive plan that will benefit you and your family in … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons You Need an Estate Plan
New California Law to go in effect June 9th 2016
What is the End of Life Option Act? Governor Jerry Brown introduced legislature through a special meeting of the California Congress to enact the end of life option act. The Act going into effect June 9, 2016, will allow a person that has been diagnosed with a terminal illness with six months to live to end their life. The patient must also have two doctors agree that the … [Read more...] about New California Law to go in effect June 9th 2016
What Do I Do If My Spouse Dies in Sonoma County California?
What do I do when my spouse dies in Sonoma County California? If your spouse did not leave a will or trust and you own real property and bank accounts are in the deceased spouse’s name – Start Here. You will have to open a probate proceeding with the Sonoma County Superior Court. A detailed process can be obtained here from our site. Once letters and a probate order have … [Read more...] about What Do I Do If My Spouse Dies in Sonoma County California?