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Thursday, 27 February 2020 19:27

LGBTQ Estate Planning

In these uncertain times it is necessary for each of us as members of the LGBTQ community to take action to prepare legal documents that will protect you, your spouse, your partner and your loved ones.  This seminar will provide important information to the LGBTQ community on preparing the legal documents you should have, including Living Trusts, Last Wills, Durable Powers Of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives, as well as other documents that will safeguard you no matter what the future holds.

This is a Business Member Presentation presented by Eric A. Rudolph of the Law Offices of Eric A. Rudolph, P.C. Specializing in Estate Planning & Living Trusts  for LGBT individuals and couples.

 

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Published in Empowerment
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 17:59

The Legal Document Company

Professor Troy believes strongly that no one, regardless of their wealth, wants to throw away their hard-earned money for legal services & documents. That is why he opened up "The Legal Document Company."

Practice Areas:  Revocable Trusts, Pet Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Lawsuits & Complaints, Lawsuit Answers, Demurrers, Motions and Discovery Responses/Requests, Wills, Medical Directives, Powers of Attorney, Legal Briefs, Litigation Services (business & personal), Name Changes, Expungements, Mediations, Auto Accident Settlements, Guardianships, Incorporations, LLCs, Appeals, Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements, Divorces and much, much more.

                           ****Attorney on staff for Immigration and Social Security Disability matters****

Law Professor Troy A. Tureau, L.LM., J.D., B.A.

 

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Thursday, 25 July 2019 19:32

Free Consultations

Professor Troy believes strongly that no one, regardless of their wealth, wants to throw away their hard-earned money for legal services & documents. That is why he opened up "The Legal Document Company."

Practice Areas:  Revocable Trusts, Pet Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Lawsuits & Complaints, Lawsuit Answers, Demurrers, Motions and Discovery Responses/Requests, Wills, Medical Directives, Powers of Attorney, Legal Briefs, Litigation Services (business & personal), Name Changes, Expungements, Mediations, Auto Accident Settlements, Guardianships, Incorporations, LLCs, Appeals, Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements, Divorces and much, much more.

                           ****Attorney on staff for Immigration and Social Security Disability matters****

Law Professor Troy A. Tureau, L.LM., J.D., B.A.

 

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Published in Empowerment
Thursday, 02 May 2019 21:51

Renae Carpenter

 

A native of Los Angeles, Renae graduated Loyola Marymount University in 1975 and received her Juris Doctoris from Washington University in St. Louis in 1978. Working as a Deputy District Attorney in Stanislaus County for over 4 years, she became a Deputy Public Defender for San Bernardino county in 1985, where she worked for 29 years. Renae and her wife Barbara moved to Palm Springs over 8 years ago. Since her retirement she has been involved in several community organizations, currently serving as a member of the L-Fund advisory board, the board of directors for the Palm Springs Women's Jazz festival, and has also worked on the Ethics Committee for the City of Palm Springs. Presently Renae is a member of the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast Committee and is in training to volunteer as an advocate for developmentally disabled adults.

Published in Board of Directors
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 16:48

Edward Antonino Attorney at Law

Discriminated at work? Not accommodated or allowed time off for your disability? Retaliated against or terminated for complaining? Not paid for all hours worked or not provided all rest or lunch breaks legally owed to you? Were you mis-classified as an independent contractor?

If the answer to any of these questions is YES, you could be owed a very significant amount of money, and you should immediately speak with Employment and Labor Law Attorney Edward Antonino at the Law Office of Edward Antonino at (818) 995-9477 to discuss your legal rights. Mr. Antonino exclusively handles and focuses on employment and labor law cases and the consultation is 100% FREE and YOU DON'T PAY A PENNY IF WE DON'T WIN YOUR CASE. Please call ASAP before it's too late to make a claim.

 

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Monday, 07 May 2018 23:05

Phisco Fiduciary

Phisco Fiduciary helps people maintain maximum independence and self-reliance by providing assistance with financial affairs - from day-to-day matters to wills, estates and trusts.  

Scott Phipps is a California Licensed Professional Fiduciary who brings remarkable experience and credentials to serve you. 

His business management experience with non-profit organizations promotes social awareness and values in his work. In addition his spirital pursuit including a Masters of Divinity and subsequent life as an ordained clergy and bishop granted him discernment with complex affairs with complete confidentiality. Scott's personal and professional skills have united as a Fiduciary and he is proud to be serving the State of California with an expert team and professional advisors.

Our Vision:  To uphold the highest Fiduciary standards and practices; advocate and protect clients civil and legal rights for maximum independence and self reliance, and adhere to the code of ethics of the Professional Fiduciary Bureau and the Professional Fiduciary Association of California.

 

SERVICES

Trustee

We can serve as your Trustee or Successor Trustee when there is no appropriate family member or friend to administer your trust. In addition, we have the added advantage of being independent and impartial. We also serve as Trustee for Special Needs Trusts, Charitable Trusts, and Trusts for special care of your beneficiaries including pets.

Executor / Administrator of Estates

We can carry out the directions of your will, including disbursement of property, identifying potential additional heirs, finalizing debt payments, creditors' claims, and taxes .

We can administer estates in the event there is no, will or where the executors named in a will do not wish to act—in which case a court may appoint an administrator of the deceased's estate.

Conservator of the Estate/Person

We can act as a court-appointed conservator of a person / estate for anyone who is unable to provide properly for his or her personal needs, unable to manage his or her own financial resources, or to aid in avoiding fraud or undue influence.

We can act as a court-appointed limited conservator of a person / estate for a developmentally disabled adult to promote and protect their well-being.

Bill Pay Assistant/Daily Money Management

We can provide a wide range of personal business assistance to clients who want help managing their day-to-day affairs, with an aim towards helping any person to keep control of finances, bills, accounts, deposits, etc.

Power of Attorney

We can act as a power of attorney (POA) on behalf of any person to manage their private affairs, business, or other legal matters for people who need such assistance.

Referrals

We can provide experienced professional referrals to legal, tax, investment, in-home caregiving and other service providers as needed.

Experience and Background

My husband, Stephen, and I (and our two adorable pups Oscar and Sophie) relocated to Palm Springs from Los Angeles in early 2017. After visiting the desert for 20-plus years and owning a vacation home here for five years, we often dreamed of living and working here full-time. We are thrilled to have been able to make the transition to the desert a reality. My husband, Stephen, and I (and our two adorable pups Oscar and Sophie) relocated to Palm Springs from Los Angeles in early 2017. After visiting the desert for 20-plus years and owning a vacation home here for five years, we often dreamed of living and working here full-time. We are thrilled to have been able to make the transition to the desert a reality.

 

In 1986, I got my start in the financial services industry and am excited to now be able to service my clients locally in Palm Springs as an Edward Jones financial advisor. I am currently accepting new client relationships and am also happy to review your existing account relationships. I have spent my career assisting clients with a variety of products and services. I also have worked closely with many of their estate planning attorneys and CPAs in order to provide my clients with a more complete financial picture. Customer service is my number one priority!

 

I have always believed strongly in giving back to my community. In addition to being an active member of the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce, I am also a member of the Board of Directors for both the Desert Business Association (the 2nd oldest LGBT Chamber of Commerce in the Nation) and the Palm Springs Library Foundation. Additionally, I am a member of Partners For Life, the sustaining donor group benefiting the Desert AIDS Project and an Ocotillo Club member as well as a Diamond Level business partner of The LGBT Community Center of the Desert.

 

Born and raised on Long Island, NY, I graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where I studied economics and French.

 

My office is located in Palm Springs at The Abbey Office Complex located at 340 S Farrell Drive, Suite A102, between Baristo and Ramon.

 

Please contact my Branch Office Administrator, Mary Folger, Monday - Friday between 8am and 5pm to set up an appointment.

We look forward to meeting you!

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Thursday, 04 January 2018 23:03

Susan Dost

Susan is CEO and President of Sheridan In-Home Care, an award-winning brand in Greater Los Angeles and Palm Springs that provides non-medical in-home care for seniors. Susan creates concierge services to expand the scope of offerings to include visiting professionals such as hygienists, nurses, therapists, attorneys, and more to people in their homes. Susan also founded Nurse At Your Door, an on demand concierge nursing company, which has grown to over 100 nurses. She sits on the board of Cancer Support Community and is a licensed private pilot. She has a young daughter named Paloma with her wife Lindsay. Susan joined The Center board at the start of 2018. 

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Wednesday, 12 March 2014 22:13

Heritage Legal, PC

As LGBT individuals, couples and families, it is essential that you understand and take advantage of all the legal supports available to you.  As you form relationships, establish a family and aquire or transfer assets, you want to protect yourself, your property and your loved ones.  The attorneys at Heritage Legal, PC assist individuals and families in Palm Springs and San Diego with Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Family Law and Bankruptcy matters.

Palm Springs, CA Estate Planning and Bankruptcy Law Firm Estate Administration
We represent clients in Probates and Trust Administrations. We represent estate fiduciaries and beneficiaries, assisting in the administration of the estate, as well as the protection of the interests of beneficiaries.
Palm Springs Estate Planning Attorney Estate Planning
We represent clients in Estate Planning, which includes Trusts, Wills, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Limited Liability Corporations (LLC's), Family Limited Partnerships (FLP's), and charitable planned giving.  We have extensive experience in working with non-traditional families as well as the LGBT community.
Palm Springs Family Law Attorney

Family Law
We represent clients with most family law matters including divorce, domestic partnerships, pre-marital and post-marital/domestic partnerhsip agreements, and matters applicable to LGBT families.

Palm Springs bankrtupcy lawyer Bankruptcy
We proudly represent debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy proceedings, allowing our clients to get relief from overwhelming debt and have a fresh start in their lives.  We consider our law firm to be a "Debt Relief Agency" and file for banruptcy relief under the Bankrupt Code.

 

Please call our office for an appointment: 760-325-2020

The lawyers at Heritage Legal, PC, assist clients throughout Palm Springs, Riverside County, San Diego County, San Bernardino County and the surrounding area.

Friday, 10 April 2015 21:42

Barbara J Barrett, Attorney at Law

Your Attorney at Law

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