When the Unthinkable Happens: Putting Your Guardianship Wishes in Writing

When the Unthinkable Happens: Putting Your Guardianship Wishes in Writing No one ever wants to think about what would happen to their children if they were in a horrible accident, or worse. However, this is something that you can’t afford not to plan for.  The unthinkable happens to people every day, and not being prepared […]

Inc. 5000 List

Lagerlof, LLP Makes America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies List—the Inc. 5000 Pasadena law firm Lagerlof, LLP was listed as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Inc. magazine today revealed that Lagerlof, LLP is No. 617 on its annual Inc. 5000 list. This list is one of the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. […]

Part 1 — Family Meetings: Understanding and Communicating Family Goals

Part 1 — Family Meetings: Understanding and Communicating Family Goals We all want to raise children who will be careful with money, but how? One of the best ways is to create a family culture of open communication about the family’s values, and the real meaning of wealth.   Part of any family meeting should […]

Lagerlof, LLP Promotes Two Senior Counsel Attorneys to Partners

Lagerlof, LLP Promotes Two Senior Counsel Attorneys to Partners Lagerlof, LLP is proud to have promoted Erika Scheideman and Nicholas Everett from Senior Counsel to Partners. Erika Scheideman is a Certified Family Law Specialist focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters. She joined Lagerlof, originally Primuth, Driskell, & Terzian, in 2018. Erika earned her […]

Guardianship: What Documentation You Need To Create A Solid Plan

Guardianship: What Documentation You Need To Create A Solid Plan A big estate planning misconception is that to appoint a guardian for your minor children all you need to do is name a guardian in your will. Unfortunately, this is not true. A guardianship provided for in a Will only takes effect after you die. […]

Lagerlof, LLP Launches Nonprofit Benefiting Pasadena Youth 

Lagerlof, LLP Launches Nonprofit Benefiting Pasadena Youth  Pasadena law firm, Lagerlof, LLP, has launched a charitable nonprofit called Lagerlof Cares to support programs throughout the Pasadena community in the areas of youth development and family wellbeing.  Lagerlof, LLP believes that, as a prominent leader within the Pasadena community, they have the responsibility to give back to their neighbors beyond the boundaries of their standard business practices. In alignment with their values of Integrity, Hard Work, Excellence, and Team, they are […]

Choosing A Trustee? Make Sure They Exhibit These Characteristics

Choosing A Trustee? Make Sure They Exhibit These Characteristics Choosing a Trustee can be a difficult and challenging task. If you are choosing a Trustee, here are some characteristics you may want to consider that will help assure your wishes and the closing of your estate are executed properly.  A Trustee is a person named […]

Mutual Water Company Taxation: What Your Company Needs To Do

Mutual Water Company Taxation: What Your Company Needs To Do For mutual water companies, taxation can be a confusing topic. As attorneys who have an experienced water law and public agency practice area, we have three must do’s regarding mutual water company taxation. APPLY FOR AND HAVE FEDERAL TAX-EXEMPT STATUS Under federal law, mutual water […]