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31Jan2019

Estate Planning: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

How familiar are you with estate plans? Many of us think we know what goes into them, but what are they really? Most people find that estate plans and the estate planning process is more comprehensive than we initially think. The good news? This means that when properly set up — estate plans 1) guarantee
  • 31 Jan, 2019
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27Dec2018

Talking to Parents About Estate Planning

One of the most common questions Attorney Löan Shillinger gets asked comes from adults with aging parents. These “adult children” want to ensure that their parents have made plans for their future care. They want to know if there are legal documents in place to allow them to assist their parents in time of need, such as
  • 27 Dec, 2018
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13Nov2018

How to Use the Holidays to Prepare Your Loved Ones for the Future

As we go into the holidays, we want to help you make the most of this time when your family and loved ones might be gathered together. It’s not always easy to talk and plan for the future, but you may find it surprisingly empowering. Knowing your Estate Plan is in place can create a
  • 13 Nov, 2018
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05Oct2018

Take Control of Your Future: Estate Planning 101

Estate Planning 101 is where we want to start. Estate Planning often sounds like a big, overwhelming process. There is a perception that it is only for the very wealthy. But that’s not true. Estate planning is essential for every single one of us. Estate Planning ensures that you’re in control through the end of
  • 5 Oct, 2018
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17Jul2018

Celebrating 10 Years of Shillinger Law

Ten years ago I was sworn in as a newly appointed California Bar attorney by Judge Houston. It is exciting to be able to celebrate this anniversary with him and our families 10 years later. It’s important to stop and celebrate our accomplishment and recognize those who have helped us get to where we are.  Having
  • 17 Jul, 2018
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14Sep2016

Estate Planning in the Digital Age

With kids and adults alike preoccupied with “catching them all” via the new Pokemon Go App, one may wonder what the value of a virtual menagerie of Pokemon creatures may truly be. Beyond that, with so much of our books, music, and films going digital, is there any resale or long lasting value to said
  • 14 Sep, 2016
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03Sep2015

Shillinger Law is a proud supporter of Childhelp

Childhelp is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and the care and treatment for children who have suffered abuse. The organization has been changing lives since it was initially founded in the 1960s under the name International Orphans, Inc. One of the recipients of Childhelp’s vital services is ShillingerLaw’s very own founder
  • 3 Sep, 2015
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27Aug2015

Our Commitment to Community Engagement

One of my favorite quotes has always been the famous Francis Bacon quote, “knowledge is power.” Having spent several years clerking for a Federal Court Judge, I can confirm that the attorneys and litigants with the best understanding of the facts and most knowledgeability of the applicable law have a considerable power advantage over their opponents. In
  • 27 Aug, 2015
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20Aug2015

Police Departments are Paying to be Trained on How to Keep Your Money

In a segment from earlier this year, CNN’s Anderson Cooper investigated the growing problem of civil asset forfeiture, otherwise known as “policing for profit.” By law, police officers are allowed to seize personal property, including cash, if they believe it is in some way connected to criminal activity. And even if the police are never
  • 20 Aug, 2015
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12Aug2015

10 Common Myths About Long-term Care

It’s becoming more apparent in my practice that the subject of long term care is rarely talked about. Especially between parents and their adult children. As the cost of care has increased over the years– it is even more imperative to include this type of coverage in your overall estate and financial plan. We at
  • 12 Aug, 2015
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