What is a Holographic Will?

What is a Holographic Will?

A Holographic Will is a Will that is written in the testator’s handwriting and signed by the testator without the presence of witnesses.The testator is the person who is using the document to distribute his or her property. Holographic Wills are valid in about half of...
What is a Deed of Trust?

What is a Deed of Trust?

A deed of trust is a legal document that pledges real property to secure a loan, similar to a mortgage. A deed of trust involves three parties: the borrower (called the grantor), the lender (called the beneficiary), and a third party (called the trustee). The trustee...
What is Mediation?

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution for parties involved in civil litigation. Mediation is a negotiation facilitated by a mediator (a trained, neutral third party). During mediation, the parties work to resolve their disputes in hopes of avoiding...