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A Message from J.R.- Financial News
FINANCIAL NEWS It was almost exactly nine years ago that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, which set off the global financial crisis. It took extraordinary policy measures by the United [...]
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New Law Effective January 2018
DEED FEE INCREASE   Recently, California Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 2, a bill intended to address the issue of affordable housing, into law. SB 2 imposes a surcharge on recorded [...]
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Creditor Protection for Your Beneficiaries
  All of the estate plans completed by the Law Offices of C.R. Abrams contained a “Spendthrift Provision”. This clause is usually Section 5.2 of the Declaration of Trust. The [...]
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Host a Private Seminar
This is a special invitation to C.R. Abrams clients: HOST A PRIVATE SEMINAR! TO COORDINATE A SEMINAR IN YOUR HOME OR OFFICE CONTACT CINDY WOOTEN (800) 232-9455 X 213 cwooten.crabrams@gmail.com [...]
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One Sweet Blackberry Ombre Popsicle Recipe
BLACKBERRY OMBRE POPSICLES These bright and bold blackberry ombre popsicles are my definition of edible art; don’t the varying shades of purple tempt you to take a bite? The pops [...]
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The RMD (Required Minimum Distribution) Guessing Game
How the heck were you supposed to know that you have to withdraw certain amounts out of your IRA? Once you reach age 70½, if you have money in traditional [...]
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New Medi-Cal Estate Recovery Rules
Beginning January 1, 2017, the laws which allow the State of California to seek repayment from the estates of Medi-Cali recipients will be severely narrowed...
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Right to Die Law
Governor Jerry Brown signed into law, ABX2 15, California’s End of Life Option Act. The bill was signed during a special legislative session...
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Professional Successor Trustee
For most of our clients, having a child, family member or friend act as your successor trustee is the best option. After all, your loved ones know you best. However...
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Prop 13: Property Tax, Reassessments and Your Children
Since 1978, Prop 13 has limited the annual increase of real property taxes. If California were like other states across the nation, property taxes would increase every year...
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