4 Important Conversations To Have With Your Adult Children

10-01-2019 As a parent with adult children, you want to be sure to have put together an estate planning package. This legal plan will protect you and your loved ones in the event that a disaster happens, and secure your children’s future after you are gone. A good estate plan will cover things such as what will happen to your … Read More

3 Common Financial Scams Aimed at Senior Citizens

09-24-2019 As technology has evolved, fraudulent scams that aim to take advantage of the elderly have gotten more sophisticated. Unscrupulous con artists want to destroy older people’s financial security during the most vulnerable years of their life. These scams can have a tremendous financial impact on entire families. A 2016 study by Oxford Economics determined that a whopping 83 percent … Read More

Life Insurance: What is it, and Should You Have it?

09-17-2019 Life insurance, a contract between an insurance policy holder (you) and an insurer (company), can be a good way to secure the financial foundation of your loved ones in the event that something tragic happens, causing your untimely death. Depending on the contract specifications, the insurer will pay a beneficiary, designated by you, a sum of money if you … Read More

What is Power of Attorney and Why Do You Need It?

09-10-2019 Simply put, a legal document called a “power of attorney” is a written agreement for someone (an agent – a person or persons designated by you) to act on behalf of another person (a principal – you) in personal and business matters. A person usually wants to delegate a power of attorney (POA) in the event that he or … Read More

Family Estate Planning in Modesto, CA

08-27-2019 Hello, I’m Julie Richardson, a graduate of U.C. Berkeley Law School, and owner of Legal Pathways, an Estate Planning Law Office. I have 17 years’ experience as an attorney, and offer will and trust planning in Modesto, CA. As a divorced mother of a 10-year-old, I know the importance of protecting your loved ones by being prepared in the … Read More