Do You Know Enough to Become a U.S. Citizen?

These are the questions that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service asks of those who aspire to become U.S. citizens. Test yourself and see what you know — or don’t know — about your country.

37 Steps to Take When Someone Dies

When a loved one dies, it’s hard to know where to start in managing the necessary details. Consider using this checklist to help you through the process.

Obama-Care 3.8% Tax on Real Estate Sales?

Have you heard that Obama-Care includes a 3.8% tax on real estate sales?

Rumors abound and misinformation dominates any mention of the topic. Read the post for facts, examples and a PDF to download.

Liability Incurred With Signing a Minor’s Driver License Application

Did you know you are liable for the harm a minor causes if you signed his or her application to drive?

How much liability in terms of dollars might you incur?
What steps can you take to limit your liability, or can you limit it?
Find out what you didn’t know about signing a minor’s application to drive — before you do it!

Is Joint Tenancy Right for You?

Pros and Cons of Joint Tenancy.

Joint tenancy has some benefits, but there are also risks to consider.

Before you decide to take title with another person in joint tenancy, read 9 examples of what could go wrong.

20 Questions About California Wills — Part 1

Learn the basics about having a will in Part 1 of 20 Questions About California Wills.

Find out what happens if you die without a will, whether a will avoids probate, when you should change your will, whether all assets go through probate and more…

20 Questions About California Wills — Part 2

Part 2 of “20 Questions About California Wills”

What is an executor?, What is a trust? What is intestacy? What is the difference between a custodian and a guardian? Find answers to these questions and more. Read on…