Mr. Hudack started his career in real estate, managing transactions for Fortune 500 companies. In addition to negotiating, executing, and closing acquisitions for sales and leases, he started and operated his own businesses. He has served as corporate and litigation counsel to community associations throughout California. Joe earned his Juris Doctorate from Western State College of Law, magna cum laude, so he could expand his practice and use his talents to assist clients with estate planning, business law, contract review and drafting, and real estate law services.

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YOU BOUGHT A NEW HOME – WHAT NOW?

WHAT NOW? Since You Bought a New Home Now Is the Perfect Time to Review Your Existing Estate Plan. This is an excellent opportunity to make sure that the individuals you have appointed in the crucial roles of guardian, executor, agent, or trustee can still carry out those duties when the need arises. Over time,…

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Who Makes a Good Trustee?

A Good Trustee Who Makes a Good Trustee? Not surprisingly, when choosing a trustee, the most critical characteristic is that they are great with finances and very trustworthy. Specifically, the trustee must manage the funds in accordance with your intent and instructions that are left in your trust. Consider whether he or she will honor…

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The Duties of an Executor

What Are the Duties of an Executor? The duties of an executor, sometimes called a personal representative, is the person who is named in a will or appointed by the court and is responsible for probating the will and settling the estate. Depending on the state, an executor may work under court supervision or may…

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Estate Planning for Grandchildren

Estate Planning Having an intentional financial strategy for incorporating your new grandchild’s future in your overall estate planning for grandchildren is an essential part of addressing your growing family’s needs. Not having an estate plan can have unintended results for your surviving family members. This is because intestacy — or your state’s applicable laws that…

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Transfer Frequent Flyer Miles After Death

How to Transfer Frequent Flyer Miles After Death Transfer Frequent Flyer Miles After Death: The main takeaway is that although airline policies may say they don’t allow miles transfers after death, employees often have the discretion to approve them. Still, there’s no sure way to know whether your airline will work with your loved ones…

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The Ease of Forming an LLC

Forming an LLC Creating a Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a much easier process than creating a corporation and usually requires less preparation and paperwork. LLCs are under the authority of the state law. So the process of forming an LLC will depend on the state in which it is being filed. The majority of…