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Category Archives: Family

Estate Planning is About More Than Taxes

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     The new tax law doubled the amount that can be passed free of federal estate taxation, at least through 2025. In 2018, an individual can pass $11.18 million free from federal estate taxation. But, estate… Read More »

Prenuptial Agreements Can Provide Remarriage Protection

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     A prenuptial agreement is especially important when it‘s not the first marriage for either or both of the members of the couple or where one or both of them have children from… Read More »

Estate Planning is for You, Not Just Your Parents or Grandparents

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Often, people think estate planning is just for those who are elderly. While the elderly certainly need estate planning, estate planning is for anyone who cares what happens to them, their stuff,… Read More »

September FREE Estate Planning Workshop

The Law Office of Johann Chau invites you to attend a FREE Estate Planning Workshop Learn How A Living Trust Can Benefit You And Your Family Call 1-855-602-1998 To Reserve Your Seats Today Topics Covered During This Workshop: Providing for your spouse and children’s education, health, maintenance, and support The advantages and disadvantages of Wills and… Read More »

Incapacity Planning

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     People plan to die. We know it’s going to happen. Perhaps we have life insurance to cover our financial responsibilities and care for our loved ones. We may have a Will to… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 4: Beneficiary Designations

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Beneficiary designations are a powerful tool in estate planning. They are a simple way to direct that specific assets go where desired. However, they must be used with care and coordinated with… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 2: Long-Term Care

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Often, when people think of “estate planning” they think it’s a task only for what happens after death. While an estate plan certainly deals with the distribution of assets at death, it… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 1: Incapacity

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys   Often, when people think of “estate planning” they think it’s a task only for the old, the rich, or the infirm. But, that simply is not true. Estate planning is something you do… Read More »

FREE Estate Planning Workshop

The Law Office of Johann Chau invites you to attend a FREE Estate Planning Workshop The 7 Costly Mistakes Families Should Avoid In Their Estate Plans Call 1-888-718-6680 To Reserve Your Seats Today Topics Covered During This Workshop: COST AND DELAYS: Avoid potential probate delays of 8 months to 1 year or more. Eliminate or minimize… Read More »

Aging Parents and Estate Planning

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys   The parent-child relationship is pretty well defined. Children generally don’t advise their parents. It’s the other way around. However, this dynamic can shift as parents get older and children become adults. This becomes… Read More »