Trust & Estates, Elder Law, and Probate Attorney
MARIVEL M. ZIALCITA is the founder of MMZ LAW, A Professional Corporation, where she practices in the areas of Trust and Estate, Elder Law (Medi-Cal Asset Preservation Planning), Special Needs, Conservatorship, Trust Administration and Probate. Ms. Zialcita is a frequent speaker on trust and estate matters and holds memberships in the State Bar of California, Trust and Estate Section, The San Bernardino County Bar Association, Wealth Counsel and Elder Counsel. She currently assists in the pro bono legal services program at the James L. Brulte Senior Center in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Ms. Zialcita received her B.A. degree from the University of California, in Irvine. She graduated with honors in sociology and completed her minor in classical civilization. She received her J.D. degree from California Western School of Law, ABA/AALS, of San Diego, California and was the recipient of the Dean Merit Scholarship. Marivel M. Zialcita and her team at MMZ LAW strive to create value and a meaningful experience for all our clients.
- Dean Merit Award - California Western School of Law - 2002
Let’s face it, if you’re not an estate planning attorney, these concepts tend to remain merely that – concepts. So, if you’re “fuzzy” about wills and trusts, know that you are not alone. After we show you the difference between these two documents, we’ll tell you why a trust is the better choice.
A frequently overlooked aspect of a client’s life insurance is proper alignment with estate planning goals. Between the typical set-it-and-forget-it mentality and a simple beneficiary approach many people take, a neglected life insurance policy often fails to achieve the goals that initially led to the purchase of the policy.