It can be difficult to accept the fact that cognitive ability declines for some senior citizens, especially those who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. At the early stages of these conditions, many seniors are still living independently and have full control of their finances. Our team at the Law Offices of Roshni T. Desai has seen the heartbreaking results of older and vulnerable Californians who have been taken advantage of by unscrupulous people. If your parent is beginning to show the symptoms of a cognitive disorder, you may worry how to protect him or her from being targeted in this manner.
When you establish your estate plan in California, you may think that a will is sufficient. There are some times, though, when it might be beneficial to set up a trust.
As the executor of someone’s California probate estate, you must perform many duties. Depending on the estate’s size, extent and complexity, you may well find that administering it takes substantial time and effort on your part.