October 29, 2015

Doolittle v. Exchange Bank


Filed October 20, 2015, First District, Div. Three 
Cite as A143422


Susan Doolittle filed petitions to invalidate her mother’s restated trust on grounds of lack of capacity, undue influence, and financial elder abuse.  The trust’s no contest...

October 20, 2015

Our firm periodically sends helpful information to our clients and friends. I am writing to call your attention to the San Diego Gas and Electric Medical Baseline Allowance. This allowance provides a discounted electric or gas rate to those suffering from chronic illne...

October 19, 2015

Filed October 1, 2015, Fifth District

Cite as F070914


Kevin A. appealed from an order granting the petition of the public conservator to reestablish LPS conservatorship for a one-year period, finding him gravely disabled. Although Kevin A. had previously remained in con...

October 16, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2015 – A San Diego tax attorney is facing disbarment for entering into $1.4 million in questionable business deals with an elderly client.


The State Bar Court found John Douglass Jennings Jr., 70, of San Diego, (bar #52504), culpable of nine coun...

October 16, 2015

According to the New York Times:


WASHINGTON — The 60 million people onSocial Security will not receive any cost-of-living increase in their benefits in 2016, the government said Thursday, but because of a quirk in federal law, nearly one-third ofMedicare beneficiaries...

October 15, 2015

On October 5, 2015, Governor Brown signed landmark legislation - AB 15, the End of Life Options - allowing terminally ill patients to obtain lethal medications to end their lives when they choose. In an unusually personal signing message, the Governor noted: “I do not...

October 15, 2015

Last month, the governor signed AB 1085 (Gatto) a bill in which the Legislature declared that "every adult in this state has the right to visit with, and receive mail and telephone or electronic communication from, whomever he or she so chooses, unless a court has spec...

October 14, 2015

Conservatorship of Moore


Filed September 30, 2015, Second District, Division Six

Cite as B253538


After doctors diagnosed 82-year-old Lester Moore with dementia and alerted his daughter that he could no longer manage his own affairs, his attorney William Salzwedel prepa...

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