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Information and tips from experienced San Diego lawyer Gary Quackenbush.

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on How Will You Measure Your Life?

How Will You Measure Your Life? In 2010, management scholar and innovation expert, Clayton Christensen, posed this question to the graduating class of Harvard Business School, then asked it in a Harvard Business Review article, and then wrote a book on the question. I pose this question to all of you, myself included – how will you measure your life? Measuring your life’s success is part of the process of looking around to see how you are doing. How is it that you measure your life? After all is said and done what is truly most important to you? What are your deepest goals and desires? When...

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Derek S. Questions Gary Quackenbush about Estate Planning and Trusts.

Posted on Aug 28, 2019 in San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on Derek S. Questions Gary Quackenbush about Estate Planning and Trusts.

Listen to get Derek’s perspective on Estate Planning and...

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Estate Planning – Difficult Decisions Day

Posted on Jun 7, 2019 in California Trusts, California Wills, Estate Planning, San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on Estate Planning – Difficult Decisions Day

GQ Law & Gary Quackenbush – Estate Planning Difficult Decisions Day Who should be my Trustee? Who should be the Guardian? Gifts to charity. How to “control” distribution- based on age, maturity, or other criteria Is it a good idea to try control distribution? – Or just let them have it all at once? Options for Successor Trustee and Guardian Family or Friend Professional – Private fiduciary or Institution?  Distribution Options:  Sprinkling Staged @ ages, @ life stages, @ accomplishments, @ land-marks Pooled Trust Successor Trustee’s...

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Putting Property in Your Living Trust (Trust Funding)

Posted on Jun 7, 2019 in California Probate, California Trusts, California Wills, Estate Planning, San Diego Lawyer | 0 comments

Putting Property in Your Living Trust (Trust...

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GQ ON The LAW – Special Needs Trust, Power of Attorney, Guardianship

Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on GQ ON The LAW – Special Needs Trust, Power of Attorney, Guardianship

GQ on the law explains Special Needs Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Guardianship. Special needs trusts are required if a beneficiary receives any type of government assistance due to disability, incapacity, or special needs. Without a Special Needs Trust, the special needs beneficiary could forfeit any government assistance for medical care or other support. In this show Gary Quackenbush explains ways to create and use a Special needs Trust. GQ...

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Health Care Directives, Living Wills, Guardian Nomination, Putting assets into Trust

Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on Health Care Directives, Living Wills, Guardian Nomination, Putting assets into Trust

If you can’t speak for yourself, you will need a Health Care Directive to appoint someone to speak on your behalf regarding healthcare, life support, and organ donation decisions.  GQ LAW and Marty Schneider have a lively discussion on their live radio show covering this importatn estate planning topic.  Minor children need to have a Guardian nominated to prevent them from being placed in the foster child system if they lose both parents. A Guardian nomination is a simple but very important document to have in your Family Protection binder.  Gary Quackenbush GQ...

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