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What is Undue Influence?

older man signing a will to protect his family members from undue influence.

When someone passes away, we have a sense of whom we expect to inherit the bulk of their property and other assets. When those expectations do not come to pass, the law sometimes intervenes and overturns the expressed desire of the person who passed away, as reflected in their will, codicil, trust, and related documents. The idea that specific provisions of a will or trust should not be carried out […]

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Pasadena Outlook features KJMLAW Partners

Photo of KJMLAW Partners in Pasadena Outlook

KJMLAW Partners was featured in Pasadena Outlook’s latest edition. The firm recently celebrated their 30 year anniversary and the local paper highlighted the celebration. The anniversary party launched a rebrand and company name change. Previously Kevin J. Moore & Associates now KJMLAW Partners, is ready for the next 30 years with new attorneys and a new additional Shareholder, Debby Doitch.

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Kevin J. Moore Conducting Zoom Webinar on CA’s Prop 19

CA's Prop 19

California’s recently passed Prop 19, is increasing residential property taxes. Please register for Kevin J. Moore’s Zoom webinar here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nHIl8caRQHCAFZx0pb9PfQ to learn more about this and what you can do to properly prepare. The Zoom webinar will be conducted on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:00pm PST.

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Revoking a CA Trust – Legally Straightforward, Emotionally Complicated – Kevin J. Moore & Associates

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revoking a trust

Most trusts are revocable, and it is not uncommon for those who establish a trust (known as settlors) to revoke that trust and replace it with another, naming different beneficiaries. That is what happened in a case that became the subject of an appellate court opinion published in July 2020. The facts of Cundall v. Mitchell-Clyde start off unremarkably. John Martin lives in West Hollywood, where he owns real estate. In […]

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Kevin Moore Takes Teaching Role at Glendale University College of Law

Kevin J. Moore, LL.M.

Kevin Moore has recently taken a professor role as Adjunct Assistant Professor for 2020 & 2021 at Glendale University College of Law. Every Tuesday Kevin teaches Trust Estates 1 and Trust Estates 2. Kevin has always had a love for teaching and is very excited about this opportunity. Thanks to Clare Ceplecha, who Kevin is succeeding, he now has the opportunity to do something he has longed for. Historically these […]

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KJM celebrates 25th Anniversary of Pasadena Toastmasters Club – Kevin J. Moore & Associates

Pasadena Toastmasters Club

This year marked the 25th Anniversary of Pasadena’s Toastmasters Club, originally founded by Kevin J. Moore. Now titled Crown City Toastmasters, the club celebrated their anniversary and welcomed Mr. Moore back as the Key Note speaker. “It was a great celebration,” exclaims Mr. Moore. Kevin J. Moore was the very first President of then named, Pasadena JC’s Toastmaster Club. He worked diligently for over one year to get the club […]

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What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?

Facebook and digital assets

Have you realized how much of your valuable personal information is online, pictures especially? We have ancestor history, banking accounts and details, travel logs, blog posts, and photos all available digitally. All of that digital information needs protection and if you don’t take action you might lose that information because your loved ones cannot access it. If you don’t securely save and share your passwords, when you pass away your […]

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Kevin J. Moore Attends NYU’S 78th Institute on Federal Taxation

federal tax institute san francisco

Last week Kevin J. Moore attended the NYU 78th Institute on Federal Taxation in San Francisco. This conference covered the most advanced tax issues, offering participants a clear understanding of the key issues affecting their clients or business and presenting planning ideas that can immediately be used in practice. The Institute also provided the perfect setting to meet practitioners from all around the country. The range of attendees included: attorneys, […]

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KJM Quoted in Msn.com Article on Steps to Reduce Your Tax Bill – Kevin J. Moore & Associates

tax loss harvesting

Kevin J. Moore was recently quoted in MSN.com article “10 steps you can take right now to reduce your tax bill“. One of the ways you may reduce your tax liability is through tax-loss harvesting. Tax-loss harvesting is the selling of assets, such as stocks at a loss, in order to offset gains realized on other assets or stocks. In the article, Mr. Moore explains the importance of tax-loss harvesting […]

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