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Pandemic Not an Excuse for Planning Delay

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US November 30, 2022

The Covid-19 Pandemic made everything topsy-turvy. Businesses shut down, supplies were sometimes..

Changes to Beneficiary Designations During Pendency of Divorce Case

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US November 23, 2022

Divorce is usually a lengthy process of reaching agreements pertaining to assets and family time...

Court Clarifies California Probate Code Section 850

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US November 18, 2022

California Probate Code 850 is infamously known throughout the state as the basis for a Heggstad..

Separation Agreement Provisions Regarding Beneficiaries Not Enforced

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US November 4, 2022

Carol and Richard were married for 14 years but separated in 1989. As part of their separation..

Penalty Period was Upheld for Transfers to Loved Ones

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US October 25, 2022

A.V. suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and was admitted to a nursing home in January 2021...

Statute of Limitations Bars Family Member’s Claim

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US October 18, 2022

Ellan Orkin died in 2019 at the age of ninety-nine. During her life, she and her sister served as..

Feds Attempt to Combat Subminimum Wages for Those with Special Needs

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US October 11, 2022

October is National Special Needs Law Month! As such, some good news is needed. The U.S. Department..

SCOTUS to Decide Whether to Allow § 1983 Cases Moving Forward

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US October 5, 2022

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has been in the news more than ever this year. In..

Can a Guardian be Sued for Negligence?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US September 7, 2022

When someone is unable to care for themselves, a guardian is oftentimes appointed. This guardian is..

Can a Healthcare Agent Sign an Arbitration Agreement?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 31, 2022

Powers of attorney are powerful documents. A financial power of attorney allows another, the agent,..

Stan Lee’s Estate Settles Lawsuit Against Former Agent

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 17, 2022

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book creator, died in November 2018 and his estate has been in..

Can an Agent Create a Trust on Behalf of the Principal?

By Jill Roamer, J.D., CIPP/US August 15, 2022

A Financial Power of Attorney (POA) is a powerful document that every senior should have in place...

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