Securing Your Documents, Securing Your Wishes
While we’re alive, we gather a library full of paperwork and access codes relating to such things as insurance policies, bank records, taxes, digital accounts, medical reports, personal property, and real estate and other assets. Protecting Continue reading
2016 Was A Year Of Unprecedented Loss
This past year has seen the deaths of many of our beloved icons, including entertainers, sportsmen, newscasters, historic leaders, and political figures. Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher, George Michael, John Glenn, Muhammed Ali, Continue reading
Hello Friends – I have great news! Our firm has opened our fourth office at 600 Hampshire Road, Suite 211, in Westlake Village, CA. The new facility is now the headquarters for the Hilliard Law Center, which provides estate, elder care, and special needs planning services.
Our firm’s Continue reading
Welcome to the Family
Marybell Estrada, my new Firm Administrator is all about family. A proud mother of three, she also has eight siblings and 22 nieces and nephews. Now, I’m happy to welcome her as part of the Hilliard Law family of clients and associates.
Growing up, Marybell Continue reading
Free Adding and End of Life Program
Sunday, September 25 – from 2 to 4 p.m. – a number of expert panelists will be presenting an important educational program to discuss the critical issues related to aging and end of life. Terri Hilliard, Esq., will be covering areas relevant to Continue reading
Get the Help Needed for ADHD Kids
The number of children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD has been skyrocketing. Children who are described as impulsive, hyperactive or have difficulty paying attention in school have not been receiving the assistance, Continue reading
Meals on Wheels
As a member of the Board of Director of Senior Concerns, I get a firsthand look at many of this wonderful organization’s outreach programs. One of these is Meals on Wheels.
Meals on Wheels is actually a national organization serving approximately 2.4 million seniors Continue reading
Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease
It is estimated that some 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease, which is a progressive brain disorder, and which can have overwhelming emotional and financial implications for today’s families. As our population ages, the prevalence of Continue reading
Simple “Death Deeds” Law Problematic
January 1, 2016, California signed into law Assembly Bill 139, which was intended to allow individual homeowners to transfer their real estate when they die outside of a will and without going through probate. The property owner simply fills out Continue reading
An estate plan is simply a set of instructions that outlines what you want to happen if you become incapacitated and when you die. Regardless of your wealth—modest or monstrous—your plan details your desires, family situation, assets, and how and by whom you want your affairs handled, Continue reading