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The Difference Between a Proprietorship, Partnership, Professional Corporation & Incorporation

When starting a business, it’s important to understand the differences between the various business structures and organizations. Deciding which business ...
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When Should I Begin My Business Succession Plan?

An appropriate succession plan can help ensure the smooth transition of your business to the next generation or new ownership ...
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Starting (and Finishing) Tough Conversations this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, but it can also be a time of difficult conversations ...
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What Are Partition Actions in Real Estate?

A partition action is a process in which common interests in a property, such as co-owners who own co-tenancy interests, ...
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What Makes a See-Through Trust?

As if planning for retirement wasn’t sufficiently stressful, there are so many inscrutable types of trusts and many more estate ...
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What is Estate Planning in Simple Terms?

The legacy you leave after death can have a lasting impact on the ones you knew and loved. Often, the ...
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Can a Trustee Be Held Personally Liable?

The United States is entering a new demographic era and as a result, a new era of estate planning. With ...
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Can You Sue a Trustee for Negligence?

In many situations where family, friends, or even less acquainted people are asked to make key decisions for others, there ...
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Difference Between Probate, Trust, and Estate Lawyers

We are lucky to live in a great part of the United States, the country that is still the most ...
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How Much Time Do You Have to Complete a 1031 Exchange?

Consider this scenario: You hear the market is hot, and you decide to swap out a property you own for ...
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Cristian R. Arrieta, Lowthorp Richards McMillan Miller & Templeman, A Professional Corporation, 300 E. Esplanade Drive Suite 850, Oxnard, CA 93036