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Disinherited House Beneficiaries | Bay Area Trust Litigation

Bay Area House Trust Beneficiary.jpgCalifornia's median home value in September 2019 is $548,000. Bay Area median home values are even higher.

Life Insurance Lawyer | Beneficiary Policy Challenges

Life Insurance Beneficiary Challenges California.jpgLife insurance beneficiary contests can be shocking. A loved one dies with a life insurance policy intact. Maybe you knew about the policy - maybe you didn't. But one thing that you didn't know about was the named beneficiary.

People with Dementia | Targets for Elder Financial Abuse

Dementia and Elder Financial Abuse.jpg5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's Disease. About 670,000 of these Americans live in California.

Life Insurance Beneficiary Challenges | Fraud & Undue Influence

Life Insurance Beneficiary CA Fraud Undue Influence.jpgLife insurance beneficiary challenges occur with some regularity in California's Superior Courts. Timeliness is critical in contesting a life insurance beneficiary designation or life insurance beneficiary claim.

California Estate and Trust Houses Draw Real Estate Agents' Focus

Trust Estate Houses Litigation.jpgAtherton, our nation's most expensive ZIP code, is in the heart of the California Bay Area. Atherton's median price for a single-family home in the first half of 2019 was $8.1 million. Real estate agents and brokers who handle these sales have plenty of reason to celebrate when an escrow closes. While Atherton house values are setting records the rest of the Bay Area housing market also have significant values. Median home prices for June, 2019 were $1,549,000 (San Mateo), $1,250,000 (Santa Clara), $926,000 (Alameda), and $665,000 (Contra Costa). When it comes to estate and trust transfers these high house values have significant repercussions.

What Top 5 Northern California City Zip Codes are Attracting Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers CA Population Increase.jpgRENTcafe, a nationwide apartment search website, recently identified Northern California's top 5 spots with the largest Baby Boomer populations. The oldest Baby Boomers are in their early 70s and the youngest are turning 55 this year.

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger | Perseverance

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Probate vs Nonprobate Transfers | How Assets Transfer at Death

Probate vs Trust How Assets Transfer after Death.jpgHello, I'm Mike Hackard. I am a California estate and trust litigation lawyer. I began the practice of law in 1976, and I've been very active to this day.

Abused Trust Beneficiary Litigation Lawyers | Alameda County

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Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 12

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 12Hello, I'm Mike Hackard. I lead Hackard Law, a law firm that focuses on significant estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation in California. I'm the author of the new book Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes, now available on Amazon.

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