Hackard Law - Estate Planning
Call for free initial consultation.

916-229-6991

We speak Spanish and Russian.

Posts tagged "LA Trust Lawsuit"

Michael Hackard on MarketWatch | Elder Financial Abuse

Michael Hackard on MarketWatch | Elder Financial AbuseIt's a privilege to have a chapter from my book, The Wolf at the Door: Undue Influence and Elder Financial Abuse, featured in The Wall Street Journal's financial newswire MarketWatch. The chapter concerns a phenomenon I've encountered frequently in estate and trust lawsuits: conflicts between stepmothers and the natural children of a decedent over property and assets. The chances of a dispute rise dramatically when a stepmother's vision for the future of a family trust is at odds with what her husband originally intended for his children from his previous marriage.

Humor from on High | U.S. Supreme Court Musings

Humor in the Courtroom.jpg

CA Elders & Financial Capacity | Knowledge, Skills & Judgment

Financial Capacity California Seniors.jpgCalifornians have increasing concern over the frequency of elder financial abuse. The concerns are reasonable and prudent. California's 65 and over population is 14% of the state's overall population - that's over 5 million people.

How to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse | KUSI San Diego

How to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse | KUSI San Diego

Tips to Fight Elder Financial Abuse | Keep It Juicy!

Helen Mitternight Michael Hackard on Elder Financial Abuse.jpgMichael Hackard was a recent guest on Keep It Juicy!, journalist Helen Mitternight's podcast about leading a healthy, vibrant lifestyle in your 50's and beyond. Helen is a well-known writer and blogger out of Charleston, South Carolina, and she's dedicated to spreading knowledge on topics that are important to today's Baby Boomers. One of the critical issues today's seniors face is elder financial abuse.

Stepmothers & Elder Financial Abuse | Next Avenue

Next Avenue Elder Financial Abuse Stepmothers Trust Lawsuits.jpgRecently I was contacted by Next Avenue, a great non-profit information resource for American seniors that is produced by Twin Cities PBS. Next Avenue heard about my new book The Wolf at the Door: Undue Influence and Elder Financial Abuse and asked if they could reprint an excerpt of the book on their site. The topic Next Avenue chose to address was critical to many trust lawsuits involving elder exploitation: the role of stepmothers in a disputed estate.

Suspension of Trustee Powers While Removal Petition Is Pending | CA Trust Lawsuits

Suspension of Trustee Powers While Removal Petition Is Pending | CA Trust LawsuitsPetitions to suspend the powers of a California trustee are part and parcel of trust litigation. They're often filed with the Probate Division of the Superior Court in which the trust is administered or the trustee resides.

Interview on KTXL Fox 40 | Protecting Against Elder Financial Abuse

Interview with Simone de Alba Fox 40 Elder Financial Abuse.jpgHackard Law is proud that Michael Hackard was recently a guest on KTXL Fox 40 to discuss elder financial abuse and undue influence. Michael spoke with anchor Simone de Alba about how to safeguard your loved ones from exploitation. A special thank you and credit to Simone de Alba and Fox 40!

Estate, Trust & Elder Financial Abuse Litigators | The Fighting Spirit

Resilience in Trust and Estate Litigation.jpgThe Wall Street Journal's article "The Secrets of Resilience" is full of observations worth sharing. The article explores the patterns that shed light on how some people's struggles to overcome life's adversities presage their later success. The article captures the resilient spirit in stories of some notable Americans, among them Eleanor Roosevelt, Oprah Winfrey and Louis Armstrong.

Interview with Third Age | Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse | Third Age.jpgI'm delighted to be a part of an interview that thirdAGE, a premier health and wellness site targeted to women 45 and older, posted today. thirdAGE is a powerful and well-respected platform for building awareness and empowering this group of women. The interview is posted at the site's article "Elder Financial Abuse: Signs and Prevention." The article addressed the five common types of senior financial abuse that are referenced in my book, The Wolf at the Door: Undue Influence and Elder Financial Abuse. Those five types are misappropriation of income; improper actions by an attorney; undue influence; investment fraud; and repair scams.

Rated By Super Lawyers Michael A.Hackard SuperLawyers.com AV PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney Litigation Million Dollar Advocates Forum Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Top Attorneys In Sacramento Lead Counsel | LC | Rated Hackard Law A Professional Law Corporation BBB Business Review Best Real Estate
Lawyers in
Sacramento
2016

*AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.