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Legal Gangsters: Netflix’s I Care a Lot Uncovers the Dark Side of Legal Guardianship—Part 1

The Netflix movie I Care a Lot provides a dark, violent, and somewhat comedic take on the real life and not-at-all funny dangers of the legal (and sometimes corrupt) conservatorship system. While the film’s twisting plot may seem far fetched, it sheds light on a...

Larry King’s Death Highlights the Importance of Updating Your Estate Plan for Divorce and Death—Part 2

Legendary TV and radio host, Larry King, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 2021 at age 87. Larry was hospitalized in December due to COVID-19, but he’d recently been moved from the ICU to a regular hospital room after recovering from...

What is Proposition 19 and How It Will Affect Your Family

Californians voted to pass Proposition 19, the Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families, and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disaster Act (“Act”).  While the Act helps homeowners over 55 years of age, disabled or victims of natural disasters, homeowners...

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Dies Without A Will

On October 15th, nearly two months after the death of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, his wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, filed documents with the Los Angeles probate court seeking to be named administrator of his estate. Earlier this year, Boseman and Ledward were...