Family & Elder Law Document Services, Concord, California
Family and Elder Law
At Document Divas, we provide the following legal services.
Divorce is indeed an emotional and complicated time of life. How to approach it is confusing. Document Divas believes in their clients being educated and has supplied the actual divorce information from the California Courts.
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Conservatorship is a legal arrangement in which a court appoints a responsible person or organization (the conservator) to manage the personal affairs or finances of another person (the conservatee). The conservatee may be an adult 18 years or older who is mentally incapacitated, or an elderly person who is no longer able to manage their own affairs.
Click below to access information of the California Court's System regarding Conservatorship
Guardianship in California is a legal relationship in which a court gives someone (the guardian) the authority and responsibility to make decisions for a minor child who is under the age of 18 and commonly called the ward. Here are the basic steps:
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A California Revocable Trust, also known as a living trust, is a legal document that allows you to transfer ownership of your assets into a trust while you are still alive. The person who creates the trust, known as the settlor or grantor, can make changes to the trust or revoke it entirely at any time during their lifetime.
Click below to access information of the California Court's System regarding Will, Probate and Estates.
Powers of Attorney
A Power of Attorney In California, is a legal document that allows an individual (the "principal") to appoint another person (the "agent" or "attorney-in-fact") to act on their behalf in certain matters.
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Unlawful Detainer is a legal process in California used by landlords to evict tenants who have violated the terms of their lease or rental agreement or have failed to vacate the premises after receiving a notice to quit. Unlawful detainer is a legal term used in California for what is commonly known as an Eviction.Click below to access information regarding Unlawful Detainer/Eviction in California.
Grant Deeds and Quitclaim Deeds are legal documents used to transfer ownership of real property (land and buildings) from one person or entity to another. There are many reasons to use a Deed. Examples: Settling a ivorce negotiation ~ Adding person to the deed ~ Deleting a person on the deed ~ Funding (placing) a property in a Trust ~ Removing a property out of a trust ~ Joint Tenant has expired.
Elder Care Planning
Elder Care Planning addresses similiar issues as Estate Planning. However, there is more to consider when planning for Elder Care. What about Insurance, Medicare, Medi-Cal and Veternas Benefits. Figuring out the best care for your loved one can be quite a challenge. Is Home, an Assisted Living, a Board and Care or a Skilled Nursing Facility the right choice? What is Home Health Care vs Home Care? What are the costs associated with each kind of care. What Legal Document are necessary? Let us guide you through the maze.