Resources & Links
The attorneys of Hinojosa & Forer LLP are dedicated to helping our clients understand all of their estate planning options and to make the best choices given their needs and estates. To help our clients more fully understand their estate planning issues, we have compiled the following links to self-help centers, California Bar estate planning tips, the California Probate Code, and local county courthouses. For personalized representation from an experienced attorney in your estate planning matter, contact Hinojosa & Forer LLP today.
California Legislative Counsel Law Codes
Contains a complete text of the current California Codes.
Table of Contents with links to the specific codes.
Estate Planning Self-Help Centers
California Courts Self-Help Center: Duties of a Guardian of the Person
Self-Help site to help you better understand the duties of a guardian of the person.
California Courts Self-Help Center: Duties of a Conservator
Self-Help site to help you better understand the duties of a conservator.
California Courts Self-Help Center: Wills, Probate, Trusts, and Estates
Links to resources on estate planning including wills, probate, and trusts.
California State Bar Pamphlet Resources
How Can I find and Hire the Right Lawyer?
Tips on hiring a lawyer, where to go to find one, what should be in a fee agreement, finding the best match for a client's needs, and more.
In conjunction with Do I Need a Living Trust? and Do I Need a Will?, this pamphlet offers easy-to-understand answers to questions about estate planning.
In conjunction with Do I Need a Living Trust? and Do I Need Estate Planning?, this pamphlet offers easy-to-understand answers to questions about wills and estate planning.
In conjunction with Do I Need a Will? and Do I Need Estate Planning?, this pamphlet offers easy-to-understand answers to questions about living trusts and estate planning.
What Should I Know About Elder Abuse?
The growing state and national problem of elder abuse - from financial to physical - is creating new laws as well as new resources.
California State Resources
Contains links to state agencies and local government websites.
California's Administrative Office of the Courts
Contains a comprehensive listing of all California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal decisions for the past 60 days, the rules of court in California, a vast supply of downloadable judicial council forms, the California Small Claims Court Information Center, and links to other websites, including those of local California courts.
California Legislative Counsel
Contains a list of pending bills before the legislature and the status thereof and offers a service which will notify subscribers of action on specified bills via email.
California Office of Administrative Law
Provides a list of the California Code of Regulations.
Contains information regarding elections and the results thereof as well as a list of process servers.
Includes recent ethics opinions and membership records.