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Randall Kaiden

Randall Kaiden

Long Term Care Medi-Cal Planning and Veterans Pension Benefits Attorney.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning
  • California
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Summary

Randall Kaiden is an experienced California Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney. He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Preeminent Attorney, Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Southern California District, Estate Planning Law Specialist by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, and a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He has been recognized by his peers as well as the community at large and holds a perfect 10 out of 10 rating on AVVO Legal for estate planning and elder law. His practice is centered on estate planning, elder care law and the post-death administration of estates. However, Mr. Kaiden's practice goes beyond preparing wills and trusts to avoid probate and minimize taxes. Indeed, he is an expert with asset protection and government benefits, such as Medicaid, Medi-Cal, Social Security Disability, Medicare, and Veterans Pension Benefits. Mr. Kaiden also holds a Masters in Tax and is VA Accredited to represent claimants before the Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Education
University of San Diego School of Law
LL.M. (1997)
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Southwestern University School of Law
J.D. (1996)
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Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Kaiden Elder Law Group, PC
Current
Awards
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law
State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization
Past President Southern California NAELA
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Preeminent AV Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Martindale-Hubell Peer Review Ratings
Perfect 10 out of 10 Rating - Estate Planning & Elder Law
Avvo Legal
Certified Estate Planning Law Specialist
National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
Professional Associations
California State Bar Trusts & Estates Section Member
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Ventura County Bar Association Member
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Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association Member
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
Languages
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kaiden Elder Law Group, PC
Videos
This video from 2015 is of Randall F. Kaiden, Esq., during an Estate Planning Elder Law Seminar at Friendly Valley in Santa Clarita, California. Discussed here are current trusts and estates issues, such as:  What's the difference between California Elder Law and California Estate Planning? Why couples who created a trust more than three years ago, ought to have their trust reviewed and possibly changed to a more simple structure? How to get rid of complicated AB Bypass Trusts that most people don't need anymore? What are the new estate tax portability rules and why is a step-up in tax basis for capital gains purposes so important? How do people access government benefits with irrevocable trusts? What's the difference between Medicare, Medicaid, and Medi-Cal? What are the recent changes in Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) and VA Pension Aid and Attendance benefits? How to set up an asset protection trust? What is a Medi-Cal Asset Protection Trust? What is a Veterans Asset Protection Trust? How do people give away assets to an irrevocable trust, but still retain control? What are Trust Protectors and private professional fiduciaries? What are the different types of powers of attorney and why does it matter? How exactly are will and trust contests more likely when an attorney is not used? How an attorney drafted estate plan creates a witness as to your intentions and is much harder to break? Why your loved one might need a Special Needs Trust? What is the real cost of a California Living Trust and California Estate Planning? And much more...California Estate Planning vs. California Elder Law

This video from 2015 is of Randall F. Kaiden, Esq., during an Estate Planning Elder Law Seminar at Friendly Valley in Santa Clarita, California. Discussed here are current trusts and estates issues, such as: What's the difference between California Elder Law and California Estate Planning? Why couples who created a trust more than three years ago, ought to have their trust reviewed and possibly changed to a more simple structure? How to get rid of complicated AB Bypass Trusts that most people don't need anymore? What are the new estate tax portability rules and why is a step-up in tax basis for capital gains purposes so important? How do people access government benefits with irrevocable trusts? What's the difference between Medicare, Medicaid, and Medi-Cal? What are the recent changes in Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) and VA Pension Aid and Attendance benefits? How to set up an asset protection trust? What is a Medi-Cal Asset Protection Trust? What is a Veterans Asset Protection Trust? How do people give away assets to an irrevocable trust, but still retain control? What are Trust Protectors and private professional fiduciaries? What are the different types of powers of attorney and why does it matter? How exactly are will and trust contests more likely when an attorney is not used? How an attorney drafted estate plan creates a witness as to your intentions and is much harder to break? Why your loved one might need a Special Needs Trust? What is the real cost of a California Living Trust and California Estate Planning? And much more...

Contact & Map
27240 Turnberry Lane, Suite 200
Valencia, CA 91355
USA
Telephone: (661) 247-8433
Fax: (800) 546-4519
1000 Town Center Drive, Suite 300
Oxnard, CA 93036
USA
Telephone: (805) 351-3920
Fax: (800) 546-4519