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Two Better Alternatives to Adding a Joint Tenant Owner

The unintended consequences of adding a co-owner to real property are unfavorable tax treatment, exposure to the new owner’s creditors, relinquished control to sell and mortgage the real property, and failure to transfer due to an unplanned order of death. Revocable Transfer on Death Deeds (TODD) and revocable living trusts are better alternatives to adding …

How to Protect Your Home from Probate

When purchasing real property in California, the buyer is asked, “How do you want to own your home?” How you own your California home determines how it will transfer on your death. In other words, will the post-death transfer be in or out of probate court? Real property in your name only requires transfer to …