Eligibility for Medi-Cal benefits requires that you have a limited amount of countable assets. Even so, exempt assets may be subject to recovery by Medi-Cal after the death of the recipient. For these reasons, many clients are concerned about Medi-Cal asset protection and particularly whether they will be able to keep or sell their homes after a spouse receiving Medi-Cal benefits passes away. If you are faced with this situation, the Schomer Law Group is here to help. Understanding the Basics … [Read more...] about Can You Help Me With Medi-Cal Asset Protection?
Scott P. Schomer Certified As Specialist In Estate Planning, Trust And Probate Law
Schomer Law Group is proud to announce that one of its attorneys, Scott P. Schomer, has been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California and the Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Advisory Commission. A graduate of Boston University School of Law, Scott P. Schomer is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and elder law issues, having discussed these important issues on … [Read more...] about Scott P. Schomer Certified As Specialist In Estate Planning, Trust And Probate Law
Your Father Always Wanted me to have that Money
Their father died suddenly, leaving behind two sons. He rented an apartment in San Diego while his Sons lived in Los Angeles and San Francisco, requiring his Sons to make multiple trips down the coast to manage his estate. The father’s affairs were one challenge after another. Among other problems, the landlord refused access to the apartment; the neighbor had “helped himself” to important documents and valuables; his car had been impounded; and the apartment appeared as if it had been hit by … [Read more...] about Your Father Always Wanted me to have that Money
Laura L. Bromlow, Esq. Attends 2018 Veterans Benefits Conference in Denver, CO
Los Alamitos, CA— March 28, 2018 — Laura L. Bromlow, Esq, Associate Attorney at Schomer Law Group, attended an exclusive legal education conference in Denver, CO from March 21, 2018 through March 23, 2018. The Veterans Advocates Group of America hosted their annual Veterans Benefits Conference called “VA in The Rockies” which included over hundreds of VA Pension Benefits Planning firms from around the country. It is the desire of the Veterans Advocates Group of America to provide information … [Read more...] about Laura L. Bromlow, Esq. Attends 2018 Veterans Benefits Conference in Denver, CO
Southern California Elder Abuse Issues
It is unfortunate, but nursing home abuse and neglect is a far too common reality. When the time comes to consider whether to place a loved one in a nursing home, finding one that is safe becomes a primary concern. Many clients ask are county nursing homes safe. The fact is, every nursing home is different and there are certain protections if elder abuse is suspected. Here is what you should know. Nursing home abuse and neglect Regrettably, nursing home abuse and neglect are realities. When … [Read more...] about Southern California Elder Abuse Issues
Los Angeles Estate Planning Lawyers Explain Capital Gains
Real estate, stocks and bonds, are a few examples of investments typically made with the hope of earning a profit at some point in the future when the asset is sold. However, be sure that when you decide to sell those valuable assets, and you make that anticipated profit, the federal government will be waiting to take its share. This is known as the "capital gains tax." Let our Los Angeles estate planning lawyers explain how this works. Understanding capital gains tax is important for your … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Estate Planning Lawyers Explain Capital Gains
Why Hire a Probate Attorney?
As the Executor or Administrator of the estate of a recently deceased loved one, your role in the probate process will require you to navigate the often complex California probate laws and procedures. Moreover, you will likely need to do so during a time of heightened emotions and grief that follow the death of someone close to you. Retaining the services of an experienced California probate attorney from the Schomer Law Group to assist you throughout the probate process is the best way to avoid … [Read more...] about Why Hire a Probate Attorney?
If you recently lost a loved one, the last thing you may want to become involved in is a legal battle. Unfortunately, that is sometimes precisely what happens during the probate of an estate. If you find yourself facing probate litigation in California, the assistance of an experienced probate attorney will be invaluable. Given the complexity of California probate laws, and the emotionally charged nature of many probate disputes, it is in your best interest to have one of the seasoned probate … [Read more...] about Probate Litigation
Los Alamitos Residents Frustrated by their Utility Bills
In local news, our neighbors in Los Alamitos have been very frustrated by their utility bills from Southern California Gas Co. Why? Because, according to more than 700 billing complaints from customers, the company has repeatedly failed to issue monthly bills on time and extended the billing period for millions of customers from 2014 to 2016. The California Public Utilities Commission will investigate these alleged billing practice violations. When it comes to financial issues, we should all be … [Read more...] about Los Alamitos Residents Frustrated by their Utility Bills
#ArtBeatForHumanity drums are on display at the offices of Laura Bromlow in Los Alamitos
An installation of five #ArtBeatForHumanity drums are on display at the offices of Laura Bromlow of the #SchomerLawGroup in #LosAlamitos! The #REMO drums were painted and played in one of our recent group workshops. Bromlow writes, "The art installation showcases the successes of the Able ARTS Work participants, and brings increased awareness for much needed art and music therapy to our community." Laura Bromlow is an Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Attorney. She assists with … [Read more...] about #ArtBeatForHumanity drums are on display at the offices of Laura Bromlow in Los Alamitos