A Time for Giving

The holidays are upon us; a time for giving thanks, giving gifts, and giving to those less fortunate than ourselves. In honor of the season of giving I would like to share this article from USA Today about philanthropist Charlie Annenberg Weingarten, grandson of diplomat and media tycoon Walter Annenberg. Mr. Weingarten is the director… Read More »

Taxes and Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Couples

Marriage—and the rights and privileges it confers—is a hot topic in California right now, especially as pertains to gay marriage. But the truth is that anyone who pays taxes knows that marital status is always a hot topic, because when it comes to the state and federal government, marital status carries a lot of weight…. Read More »