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Moynihan Lyons PC
Riverside, CA
Estate Planning and Elder Law. For Today. For the Future.
Interests: Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Medi-Cal, Aid and Attendance, Seniors
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18 of the states in the U.S. subject residents to estate taxes or inheritance taxes. During your later years in life, you may be concerned with protecting your heirs from the amount of taxes they will have to pay. If that is the case, then you’ll want to explore the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Estate battles left behind by celebrities, can often teach a lesson or two. Among the many issue that spark inheritance battles are Alzheimer’s disease, widowed stepmothers and estate crimes, such as questionable asset transfers and changes in investment risks, according to Think Advisor in “What the Nastiest Celebrity Estate Battles... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Will a no-contest clause prevent a challenge? That’s the big question. The last will and testament is the key to the final wishes of the loved one. However, when charges of undue influence occur, problems can also arise that stall the end results, according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Moynihan Lyons PC
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You can save money now but leave some real problems for your heirs. The complexities of today’s modern families in America, can make the creation of an estate plan a challenge and do-it-yourself wills and on-line wills can often create problems for families, according to Next Avenue in “The Problems... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Will a no-contest clause prevent a challenge? That’s the big question. The last will and testament is the key to the final wishes of the loved one. However, when charges of undue influence occur, problems can also arise that stall the end results, according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Moynihan Lyons PC
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It is easy to spend a lot of money quickly, following an inheritance. When a person receives an inheritance, there are some basic issues to be considered, according to The Rogersville Review in “What should you do with an inheritance?” The amount of the inheritance means that you might be... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Helping the family to move forward during difficult times. Estate planning basics such as a will, power of attorney, health care power of attorney and a plan to pass on assets to heirs, are beneficial to the family and set a plan to follow, according to WKBN 27 in “Attorney... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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LLCs and FLLPs require minimum reporting at the state level. The IRS is taking a fresh look at LLCs and Family Limited Partnerships, which are easy to work with and understand, following recent court decisions, according to Financial Advisor in “Use Caution With Gifts Of LLC Interests.” There have been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Additional insurance can go a long way in protecting you and your family. There are some basic insurances, such as life insurance and long term care insurance, that are easily understood, because they are commonly made available by employers but there are others, including critical illness insurance, that should be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Social Security Administration launches new awareness program to combat scams. Someone calls from the Social Security Administration and asks you for your Social Security number, bank account numbers and birthday date. What should you do? Hang up, according to KKTV’s report “Social Security officials hope to combat scam.” The administration... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Your family has a better chance of a strong future, if you leave behind a plan. Without a will, the distribution of someone’s assets gets pretty difficult, pretty quickly, according to The Advertiser in “Where there’s a will, there is a plan in place.” Without one, the settling of an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Look over your finances and be careful of credit card debt. When planning retirement, a person must be very careful, if part of the plan is inheriting from an estate or selling a business, according to an article in Hometown Life “Playing off charge card debt a major priority.” The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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You can leave financial help or other assets to your grandchildren but consider the laws. If you want to leave assets to children under the age of 18, it would be wise to visit an estate planning attorney because it can become very complicated, according to the Cherokee-Tribune & Ledger... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Considerable interpretation is often needed to answer legal questions. However, not when it comes to a will. If you do not have an estate plan, you can leave behind stress on your family, some big expenses and the distribution of your assets may end up going to the wrong people,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Sometimes an estate plan makes the international news. If it turns out you don’t like your son’s choice or daughter’s choice of a partner, your estate plan can sometimes run into problems, according to Above the Law in “What To Do When You Hate Your Son-In-Law: A Practical Lesson in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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It is a difficult time for his family, but an estate plan reduces some of the pressure. A stroke took the life of 52-year-old Luke Perry. However, he had made a difficult situation much easier for his family, by having created an estate plan, according to Forbes in Luke Perry... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Keep your regular job at your regular salary and collect benefits? It sounds good but there can be problems. Sometimes it seems like a good idea to consider continuing to work and collect Social Security benefits. However, there are some pitfalls to the plan that need to be considered carefully,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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If you know the regulations, it is sometimes possible to take advantage of the loopholes. If a person carefully learns the rules and regulations concerning the records on deaths and property in the community, it may well be possible to steal a whole house, according to Philly.com. in “How to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Family may be the best solution to aging in place. Most everyone would like to remain independent in their senior years. However, since sometimes it isn’t possible, what then must we do? An article in The Winston-Salem Journal has some ideas for parents in the article “Who will help me... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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It is not always easy, but it is necessary to account for assets, when a person passes away. Information from the 5th century shows that estate planning isn’t something new and still remains very important to families, according to Above the Law in “Old Money, Same Issues: Lessons from the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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Scammer runs into the wrong potential victim. There are many scammers out there who focus on the elderly. One of them called a retiree with the story they had won big money and a Mercedes. However, they quickly hung up in the wake of too many astute questions, according to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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The common way to reduce the cost of probate, is through trusts but not always. The benefit of trusts in estate planning is primarily a question of state law, according to The Houston Chronicle in “Elder Law: Which should I have—A Living trust or a will?” In some states, probate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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If your pets are considered members of the family, you may set up some protections for them. It might be wise to consider the future of your pets, when it comes to estate planning because, as it turns out, up to a half million pets a year end up in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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What happens to your young children, if something happens to you? Estate planning attorneys already know that you face challenges, when it comes to raising young children. However, it is not just raising them today but also considering continued care for them, if you pass away, according to KTVO in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC
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If you are diagnosed with dementia, you should begin to make plans. Early states of dementia may mean the end of work, depending on the demands of the work you have chosen, according to Next Avenue in “Dementia Diagnosis: When Do You Go Public?” To a doctor, for example, the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2019 at Moynihan Lyons PC