As people age, many become concerned about healthcare. If they become subject to a diminished mental or physical capability, how can they afford assisted care? How can they avoid exposing their spouse to financial hardship because of their own debilitation? Medi-Cal eligibility planning may provide you with some solutions for this concern.
The contestants of a will have the burden of providing evidence and persuasion to establish lack of testamentary intent or capacity, fraud, duress, undue influence, mistake or revocation. Latent or patent ambiguities are errors the court may remedy, if applicable. A patent ambiguity is when a word is vague on the surface, and a latent ambiguity is when a word can have more than one meaning. A California estate planning attorney assists clients by drafting a will in a manner designed to avoid ambiguities.