DO YOU THINK THE RAIN WILL RUIN THE RHUBARB?

11 U.S.C. § 1222(a)(2)(A): Do You Think the Rain Will Ruin the Rhubarb?: SOLUTIONS TO THE ISSUES RAINING DOWN ON FARMERS ATTEMPTING TO EXERCISE 11 U.S.C. § 1222(a)(2)(A) to discharge post-petition taxes resulting from bankruptCy By, Merrill A. Hanson* Abstract: The Supreme Court should interpret section 1222 of the bankruptcy code broadly enough to discharge…

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Emergency Estate Plans Available Now

Yes, We’re Open In the wake of the pandemic and social distancing, people are concerned about whether they can still obtain an Advance Health Care Directive, Power of Attorney, Will and/or Trust.  The answer is yes!  Law firms are “essential” businesses, and we are able to serve our community electronically and telephonically worldwide for California…

College Bound Student Checklist, A Suggestion

Brand new adults should get an Advance Health Care Directive and a Durable Power of Attorney for Finances before they are sent off for college. These two documents work together to protect a parent’s ability to access their young adult’s life should their child become incapacitated – when they need it most. In the absence…

Estate Planning Consultation Preparation

Getting Started Congratulations!  You are now one of the responsible individuals who have decided it’s time to prepare ahead.  We do custom estate planning to help individuals like you design their future the way they like.  Our motto is “Your Life. Your Legacy.”  It’s time to do some Estate Planning Consultation Preparation. To get started, you’re…

New Year, New Estate Plan

Estate Planning Is A Responsible New Year’s Resolution The New Year is a time for reflection, and such introspection usually leads to making decisions to live life better, to pursue new goals, and to renew commitment to old goals.  This year, consider adding estate planning to your list of resolutions.  Why estate planning?  It’s about responsibility.  Estate…

Estate Planning, Marriage, Divorce, & Subsequent Marriages

Marriage is a wonderful thing (at least that’s my experience).  Married couples can compile their wealth, raise children, and estate planning is a great first step to plan for the future, whether it’s a responsible young couple with new children, an elderly couple facing the uncertain future, or anything in between.  When you get married,…