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Jonathan Purcell

Jonathan Purcell

  • Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Tax Law ...
  • California
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Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (2000) | Tax, Estate Planning, Intellectual Property, Business
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Honors: Tax Law Concentration
Activities: Symposium Editor, COMM/ENT Law Review
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Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 215307
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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US District Court, Northern District of California
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US Tax Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Languages
  • Chinese: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Do I need a living trust if the beneficiary is already in the property title?
A: Contemplating the post mortem disposition of your two properties , is important, and I encourage you to continue down this path, but I believe you would be better served by engaging in a comprehensive estate plan with an estate planning attorney. The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended nor should be construed as legal advice for any particular case or client. For specific advice about your particular situation, please consult with your own attorney. This posting is not intended to constitute an advertisement or a solicitation.
Q. I am being offered money for a lot I own. Problem is I have no record of how much I paid for it back in 2003. It's a sma
A: Real property is normally transferred by a deed that includes a description of property, an assessor's parcel number, and a chain of title in the public record. Assuming that you have already researched the property in the relevant county, It seems like your 'lot' may be a different type of ownership. I suggest you hire an attorney to read and explain the terms regarding the sale of the 'lot'. The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended nor should be construed as legal advice for any particular case or client. For specific advice about your particular situation, please consult with your own attorney. This posting is not intended to constitute an advertisement or a solicitation.
Q. When a Trust gets restated is the initial Trust still have power as a separate Trust?
A: I suggest you hire an attorney to perform a detailed reading of the trust, write a description of the trust provisions, and explain the interaction between the trust components. The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended nor should be construed as legal advice for any particular case or client. For specific advice about your particular situation, please consult with your own attorney. This posting is not intended to constitute an advertisement or a solicitation.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Estate Planning & Tax Law | Probate | Trust Administration | Taxation | Real Estate
Blog
NorCal Tax Law | Asset Transactions | Asset Protection
Blog
Petaluma Estate Planning Law | Probate | Trust Administration | Taxation | Real Estate
Contact & Map
NorCal Tax Law
40 FOURTH ST. STE. 211
PETALUMA, CA 94952
Telephone: (707) 694-7213