Actress Naya Rivera, best known for her work on the TV series Glee, has been presumed dead by local authorities after an apparent boating accident at Lake Piru in Ventura County. Like many celebrity deaths, this tragedy is a good reminder that tomorrow is never guaranteed. Rivera, 33, and her ex-husband, actor Ryan Dorsey, share custody of their 4-year-old boy, who was found alone on a pontoon boat following his mother’s disappearance. Because of the joint custody situation, there is … [Read more...] about What Will Happen to Naya Rivera’s Estate?
The coronavirus pandemic has stimulated many people to take steps to assure their finances and estate plans are up to date and express their current wishes. If you have never completed your estate plan or if it has been a few years since you last had your estate plan reviewed, we can give you some peace of mind that your finances are in order. Call our office at 951-787-7711 now to schedule your appointment. WAYS TO CONDUCT YOUR MEETING WITH US In-Person Meetings at Our Riverside … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Causing Legitimate Financial Concerns
In the wake of shelter in place orders, our teams moved to a virtual workplace that is physically located in each of our homes. Working from home presents a new set of challenges, and I am happy to say that we have all risen to the occasion. We’ve rounded up tips and tricks from our attorneys, paralegals, and support staff that help us stay centered, focused, and productive. Tech Tip: Two Computer Monitors in One! “Now that I’ve gone from using two monitors at the office to just one … [Read more...] about Working from Home? Tips & Tricks from Our Team
Dear Ask Dennis: I own a house as the result of being the sole surviving joint tenant. One of my brothers is threatening to put the property into probate (our parents were the other joint tenants, they are both deceased.) what would happen to him if he tried that? J. C. Dear J. C.: That is a very interesting question. Unfortunately, in order to answer it I need to ask you some questions. What was the mental condition of your father or mother at the time the joint tenancy deed was … [Read more...] about Ask Dennis about Joint Tenancy Deeds
Riverside elder law attorney Dennis Sandoval was quoted in a recent USA Today article entitled Families' Best Defense for Dementia is Early Planning. In the article attorney Sandoval describes his law firm's involvement as the court appointed attorney in a contested conservatorship proceeding for famous rhythm and blues singer Etta James. … [Read more...] about Riverside Elder Law Attorney Quoted in USA Today Dementia Article
Eligibility for Veteran's Disability Benefits Veterans who have a disability related to their time in the service may be entitled to disability benefits. An example could be a gunner who now suffer from loss of hearing and tinnitus. The severity of the disability will result in the rating of disability. Some disabilities may only be rated at 10% or 20%, whereas other disabilities might be rated at 80% or complete disability. A veteran might also have many disabilities that when combined … [Read more...] about Vietnam Veterans With Certain Diseases Have Easier Time Claiming Disability Benefits
Educational Webinars Riverside Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Dennis M. Sandoval conducts free educational webinars on a monthly basis for consumers, attorneys and other professionals (financial professional, private fiduciaries, social workers and other financial professionals) on a monthly basis. The goal of the seminars is to educate the public about important estate planning, elder law, disability planning, financial planning, retirement planning and tax subjects. Consumer Webinars … [Read more...] about Riverside Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Conducts Free Educational Webinars
In June, Dennis finished his term as the 2008 / 2009 president of the Southern California Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. To learn more about NELF, click here. … [Read more...] about Dennis is Named to NELF Board of Directors