Your Guide to the Temporary Eviction Moratorium in L.A. County

Your Guide to the Temporary Eviction Moratorium in L.A. County

March 19th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the country. Millions of people have fallen gravely ill, hundreds of thousands have died, and many people have lost their jobs and livelihoods. The public health crisis has created an economic crisis that has not been seen in America for decades. If you have lost your job […]

Do I Have to Tell my Landlord that I Can’t Pay Rent?

Do I Have to Tell my Landlord that I Can’t Pay Rent?

February 26th, 2021

Millions of Americans have suffered physical, mental, and economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have lost your job and cannot pay your rent, there are legal protections against your eviction. When the Coronavirus spiked in March of last year, the rate of homelessness increased as well. In response to the […]

Commercial Tenants in the LA County Temporary Eviction Moratorium

Commercial Tenants in the LA County Temporary Eviction Moratorium

February 12th, 2021

What Is the Temporary Eviction Moratorium? The Temporary Eviction Moratorium places a ban on evictions, and commercial tenants are included in this ban. If you are unable to pay your rent due to COVID-19, your landlord may not be able to evict you. The moratorium was effective from March 4, 2020 until June 30, 2021. […]

What Role does the Durable Power of Attorney Play?

What Role does the Durable Power of Attorney Play?

December 18th, 2020

What Is a Power of Attorney? The “power of attorney” is a legal document. It gives another person the ability to act as your representative. For example, a general power of attorney would allow another person to run your business, manage your investments or buy and sell property. This document has an expiration date and […]

What are the different types of Trusts available to me?

What are the different types of Trusts available to me?

December 11th, 2020

The Revocable Trust The revocable trust is a very popular trust because the trustor – the person who made the trust – is free to make changes to it. It can also be discarded whenever you don’t believe that the trust is needed anymore. The Irrevocable Trust The irrevocable trust is also a popular trust, […]

What Should Be in My Will?

What Should Be in My Will?

November 27th, 2020

In California, your last will and testament allows you to decide what happens to your property after you die. Who among your family, friends, and favorite charitable organizations should get the things you have earned during your life? Without a thorough will, your wishes may not actually be carried out upon your passing. But putting […]

How to Avoid Probate Court

How to Avoid Probate Court

November 13th, 2020

When someone passes away, families grieve. That’s unavoidable. But probate court, which can put family members through long and expensive legal proceedings, is entirely avoidable in California. Probate court decides who will inherit your assets. It isn’t the only way to decide who gets what assents after your death, however. If you take the proper […]

What is the Secure Act?

What is the Secure Act?

October 30th, 2020

As the rules related to retirement accounts change, there can be both positive and negative impacts felt by those who have savings accounts for after they’ve stopped working. Recently, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was passed and it directly impacts important factors related to who is eligible for a retirement […]