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Estate Planning and Trust Administration Made Easier

Estate Planning and Trust Administration

Have You Reviewed Your Trust Recently?

A common estate planning strategy prior to 2012 was to set up an “A-B” Trust distribution that created a Bypass Trust upon the death of the first spouse. The primary purpose of the Bypass Trust was to maximize a married couple’s total estate tax personal exemption. In 2012, though, the federal estate tax laws were substantially revised and, for most couples, simplified. Continue reading

Negotiations Resolved Lien Priority Dispute

Our Negotiation Techniques Resolve Lien Priority Dispute Before Complaint Served

We recently settled a lien priority dispute that resulted in the recovery of several hundred thousand dollars for our client, consisting of 100% of all principal, interest and attorneys’ fees due her. Continue reading

Negotiating Commercial Real Estate for Your Small Business

Business Location notes from a San Francisco & Oakland Commercial Attorney

Real Estate Attorney San Francisco OaklandIf you’re starting up or expanding a small business, you may need to buy or rent storefront property or other commercial space. This can be exciting, but it can also necessitate the services of a commercial real estate attorney. Here are a few tips for choosing the right commercial space for your small San Francisco or Oakland, Bay Area business:

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