New Orange County Branch Office

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June 25, 2015, Orange County, CA The Law Offices of Jason Murai is growing again!

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new branch office in Orange County. In . . .

Up to $18,000 for Unemployed California Homeowners

   Earlier this month, the California Housing Financing Agency (“CalHFA”) began taking applications for their Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program (“UMA”), a federally funded program which offers unemployed homeowners up to $18,000 over six months to pay their mortgage.

The UMA is one of . . .

Weakened Estate Tax May Return in 2011-2012

The estate tax set to return in 2011 as part of President Obama's tax compromise

After a year of uncertainty over the future of the estate tax, we may soon get some clarity, though . . .

Pet Trusts

Don’t forget your pets when estate planning. Don't forget your pets when estate planning.

We all love our pets. In the U.S., 71.4 million households have at least one bird, fish, reptile, cat, dog or bunny. But what happens to our pets after . . .

USCIS Implements H-1B and L-1 Fee Increases

On Aug. 13, 2010, President Obama signed into law Public Law 111-230, which contains provisions that increase the petition fees on H-1B and L-1 petitions for petitioners with 50 or more employees in the United States with more than 50 percent of its employees in the US in H-1B or L (including L-1A, L-1B . . .

Advanced Health Care Directives

The “Living Will” is a legal document that a person uses to make known his or her wishes regarding life prolonging medical treatments.   It can also be referred to as an advance directive, health care directive, durable power of attorney for health care, or a physician’s directive.

For those in California, the typical . . .

Estate Planning Basics

Estate Planning BasicsMost people put off estate planning because they simply do not want to think about their own death and think they are too busy to deal with it.

But estate . . .

$1 billion in zero-interest loans to help homeowners who’ve lost income is coming soon.

From Bloomburg, “The Obama administration will offer $1 billion in zero-interest loans to help homeowners who’ve lost income avoid foreclosure as part of $3 billion in additional aid targeting economically distressed areas.”  [read more…]

Bankruptcy can save your house from foreclosure

CNN has a simple and clear explanation of how bankruptcy can help save your home from foreclosure.

We often . . .

Free Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar – July 23, 2010 in Monterey Park

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Free Bankruptcy Seminar

Having trouble paying your bills?  Worried about losing your home or your car? Tired of constant notices from creditors?

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