Kim has been actively involved with real estate for 17 years. As far back as 1989, Kim and her husband, Dave, began purchasing and renovating residential property. They did this while working full time and raising four children. From these experiences Kim learned valuable critical thinking skills, successful multi-tasking, and how to nurture relationships. Their children have grown into independent, well-adjusted young adults, so those skills seem to have paid off.

Dining Room - Staged to Sell

Susan and Bill Honor their Brother

  Acting as Administrator of an Estate     Susan and Bill Honor their BrotherSusan and Bill got the news that their brother Charles had ended his struggle with cancer. The siblings live in Kansas, many miles away from the California estate property. As co-administrators of the San Diego estate, they were wondering how they…

Dean's Uncle collected a lot of stuff before he died.

Dean Handles the Hoard

Dean and his family live in Ohio. As his Uncle’s nearest relative, Dean was appointed by the San Diego probate courts as Administrator of the San Diego estate. His uncle Arthur had lived in his San Diego home in the North Park area for decades and had collected a huge amount of stuff. Dean, his…

Estate Planning

The Ten Best Reasons Not To Do Your Estate Plan

  The Ten Best Reasons Not To Do Your Estate Plan Because you want to your kids to scramble at your passing You want to sponsor your attorney’s son’s private education at USC You want the courts involved in your estate settlement and everything made public record You’ve heard great things about PROBATE You hope…

The San Diego Probate Estate

John and Carrie Crave Closure

John and Carrie’s brother Robert passed away, leaving the family home and all the personal property in Encinitas to be sold through the San Diego probate process. The San Diego probate beneficiaries, Carrie lives in Colorado and John lives in Florida. John was appointed by the San Diego probate courts as the San Diego Executor.…

Challenge, Strategy and Results

Case Study: Trustee, Reverse Mortgage & a Time Limit

  Trustee Challenge   CASE STUDY Probate And Trust Help DeLoris B. – Trustee The Challenge Attorney Marvin Errickson introduced DeLoris to Kim at the beginning of December 2012.  She and her husband Dennis live in Minnesota.  DeLoris had been appointed as the successor trustee of her father-in-law’s estate.  Besides the geographic challenge, there was…

Wise man by r8r

Peace Of Mind

  Peace Of Mind   Once, a wise man was walking from one town to another town with a few of his followers. While they were travelling, they came upon a lake. They stopped there and the wise man beckoned to one of his followers, a particularly eager-to-please young man. He said, “I am thirsty.…