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09Aug2019

So You’ve Created an Estate Plan. Now What?

A lot of people tend to think that once they’ve created their estate plan, they’re done. But that isn’t the case. That is just the beginning. Now that you have created your legal documents — you need to consider your financial goals and what it will take to support your estate plan. For example, do
  • 9 Aug, 2019
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28May2019

What Happens When the People You Love Don’t Have an Estate Plan?

When someone becomes a client because they have lost a loved one – one who didn’t have their estate plan in place, it breaks our heart. One of our clients recently lost her life-partner and now she is having to move out of the house that they lived in, laughed in, and is filled with
  • 28 May, 2019
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24Apr2019

Why You Need An Advance Healthcare Directive

This month we’re focusing on the Advance Healthcare Directive. An Advance Healthcare Directive is a legal document that allows you to specify what actions should be taken regarding your health – if you are no longer able to make decisions for yourself. It is critical to have one in place and it gives you the
  • 24 Apr, 2019
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  • Advance Healthcare Directive, Estate Planning, Healthcare,
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27Mar2019

The Importance of Gratitude and Giving Thanks

Have you noticed how your life can change in a single moment? And later, how, we are eternally grateful that it did. You don’t need to wait until Thanksgiving to show our thanks and gratitude. There are significant benefits to demonstrating gratitude every day. It doesn’t matter if it is for something small, or something
  • 27 Mar, 2019
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  • Family, Gratitude,
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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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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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04Aug2015

Asset Forfeiture Can Happen to the Least Suspecting

Asset Forfeiture Abuse! It’s happening everywhere! Interesting article about another case of abuse of the civil asset forfeiture statute used against the innocent and unsuspecting. We at Shillinger Law help our clients hold governmental agencies accountable for their claim that the property seized under the civil asset forfeiture statute is in fact valid. Asset Forfeiture
  • 4 Aug, 2015
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05Jun2015

Proper Dental Care not Available in Many Nursing Homes

A Dear Abby article submitted earlier this year by Nancy C. shed light on a serious, but relatively little-known issue: the general unavailability of proper dental care in assisted living facilities. “My mother has Alzheimer’s. She has been in a nursing home for 10 years. I feel sorry for her because she can’t verbalize that
  • 5 Jun, 2015
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01Jan2015

2015 New Year Newsletter

It’s a New Year! January 2015 Newsletter Happy New Year! I’m excited to share with you some of the changes taking place at Shillinger Law. We’ve moved to a new location in Mission Valley with more comforts, parking, and views. Stop by and say hello when you get a chance. At Shillinger Law, we recognize
  • 1 Jan, 2015
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