Can You Sue a Trustee for Negligence?

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Difference Between Probate, Trust, and Estate Lawyers

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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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Does a 1031 Exchange Avoid California Taxes?

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The Differences Between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts

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Upstream Basis Planning – The Smart Way to Reduce Your Taxes

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The Ultimate Guide to Dealing with an Uninsured Motorist

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How an Industrial Setting Can Result in Negligence and Wrongful Death

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Separate Property Trust as an Alternative to Prenups

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Problems with the Enforcement of Prenuptial Agreements

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Cristian R. Arrieta, Lowthorp Richards McMillan Miller & Templeman, A Professional Corporation, 300 E. Esplanade Drive Suite 850, Oxnard, CA 93036