LEGAL-EASE: AN ATTORNEY'S PERSPECTIVE

 

Legal-Ease: An Attorney's Perspective is a recurring column written by Staci Toji, Esq. in the Japanese American Citizen's League's nationally circulated newspaper, the Pacific Citizen.

 

Most contracts and legal documents are inundated with legalese: formal, technical legal language. This column takes complicated and confusing Estate Planning issues and discusses them in a simple, clear manner - thus, "Legal-Ease."

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THE TRAPS OF BEING JAPANESE-AMERICAN: ESTATE PLANNING FOR OUR CULTURE

Pacific Citizen, August 2016

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HOW TO MAKE THINGS

EASY FOR YOUR

TRUSTEE

Pacific Citizen, November 2016

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ESTATE PLANNING

FOR THE

HOLIDAYS

Pacific Citizen, December 2016

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ESTATE PLANNING

FOR THE

HOLIDAYS

Pacific Citizen, December 2016

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HOW SHOULD I

HOLD TITLE TO MY

REAL PROPERTY?

Pacific Citizen, February 2017

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GIFTS FOR YOUR CAREGIVER:

THE PITFALL YOU DIDN'T

KNOW ABOUT

Pacific Citizen, March 2017

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PAYABLE

ON DEATH

FAQS

Pacific Citizen, April 2017

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM

CARRIE FISHER AND

DEBBIE REYNOLDS

Pacific Citizen, May 2017

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ESTATE PLANNING

FROM A-Z:

A GLOSSARY, PART I

Pacific Citizen, June 2017

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ESTATE PLANNING

FROM A-Z:

A GLOSSARY, PART II

Pacific Citizen, August 2017

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THE DANGERS OF

ONLINE, DIY

ESTATE PLANS

Pacific Citizen, August 2017

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CALIFORNIA'S TRANSFER ON DEATH DEED:

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

Pacific Citizen, October 2017

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LET'S TALK

ABOUT

TAXES

Pacific Citizen, October 2017

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THE PROVISION THAT CAN PREVENT FAMILY FIGHTING: CALIFORNIA'S NO CONTEST CLAUSE

Pacific Citizen, November 2017

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WHAT

HAPPENS IF...

PART I

Pacific Citizen, February 2018

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WHEN DO I

NEED AN

ESTATE PLAN?

Pacific Citizen, March 2018

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TRUSTEE

FREQUENTLY ASKED

QUESTIONS

Pacific Citizen, April 2018

Three generations of women

THE SANDWICH GENERATION: WHEN MOTHERHOOD AND CAREGIVING COLLIDE

Pacific Citizen, May 2018

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WHAT

HAPPENS IF...

PART II

Pacific Citizen, June 2018

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FUTURE PLANNING

FOR

YOUNG FAMILIES

Pacific Citizen, July 2018