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Andrew Warren Singer

Andrew Singer’s Legal Guides

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  • Stuck in the Middle: Handling Your Parent's Estate and Protecting Your Own

    Are you one of the 20 million who are becoming known as the Sandwich Generation? This is the generation of adults who are caring for their elderly parents while at the same time raising young children. If you are among this group you know the difficulties involved with managin...

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  • Four Questions To Ask Before Hiring Your Estate Planning Attorney (And One to Ask Yourself!)

    When you decide to get your legal and financial life in order, the first thing you should do is call the attorney who you want to meet with to handle your planning and ask the following four questions: 1. What will happen during an initial meeting with your office and how much w...

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  • Estate Planning FAQs

    Wills, Trusts, What's the difference? And which do I need? A Will and a Trust are two very different documents and most people need both. A Will is a legal document that tells a court how your want your assets to be distributed when you die. Wills also usually include your choic...

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  • Estate Planning After Divorce

    I've been answering a lot of questions lately about how to plan after a divorce. A divorce can make planning (and life in general) more complicated. There are separate households to deal with, potential conflicts among ex-spouses and new spouses, and children from previous and ne...

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  • One of These Is Not Like The Other: Chapter 7 v Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 13 is similar to Chapter 7 except that it goes a step further, requiring a repayment plan. This form of bankruptcy allows the individual to undergo financial reorganization supervised by the federal bankruptcy court. This chapter should only be considered for individual...

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  • California Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: An Overview

    The decision to file for bankruptcy is never an easy one. Your home, business, and relationships can all be impacted by bankruptcy. Your home may be forfeited in the liquidation. Your business may be sent into trusteeship. Your creditors may be personal friends or family left hol...

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