Family Law Basics

Learn the essentials of family law and its impact on newborns, grandparents, and everyone in between.

Power of Attorney Requirements in California

A power of attorney allows someone else to handle financial or healthcare matters on your behalf, and California has specific rules about types and…

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What Is a Power of Attorney (POA)?

Almost everyone needs a power of attorney at some point. Find out what a power of attorney can do, how to get one, and why you need it.

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Baby Bumps: What Parents Need to Know About Babies' Insurance

There are so many logistical, financial, and legal matters to think about after the birth of a child. Insurance is an important one, but it doesn't…

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Are Parents Legally Responsible if Their Kid Is a Bully?

Can you be held responsible if your kid is a bully?

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How Do I Create a Will?

If you're wondering "How do I create a will?", there's good news: Making a will can be done quickly and easily on your computer. Just start thinking…

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The Basics of Guardianship

Guardianship provides a safety net for children who cannot be cared for by their parents or adults who cannot care for themselves. Find out the…

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Inheritance Rights: Do Your Closest Relatives Have a Right to Claim Part of Your Estate?

Who inherits your estate depends not only on what you bequeath in your will, but state law can override some provisions in your will. Find out what…

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Who's the Next of Kin in Case of Inheritance?

The "next of kin" concept isn't complicated, but it does vary by state and also determines who inherits if you die without a will.

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Sibling Rivalry What Happens When a Sibling Disputes a Parents Will

While most wills are upheld in courts, there are four main legal reasons that a will may be overturned.

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How to Sign as Power of Attorney

When you sign as someone's power of attorney, you must note that you are legally signing on their behalf.

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