3rd Oct 2013

Estate planning is an essential part of ensuring that your family is looked after once you have passed away. Many people do not think about the importance of estate planning in Orange County, but having everything in place when it … more

16th Sep 2013

Like income tax, estate tax generally increases in a bracketed manner. With the former, the higher the income, the higher the percentage to be paid in income tax.  The same goes through with estate tax. For California estate tax, the … more

5th Sep 2013

Steven Jobs, the founder of Apple Computer, once said that “death is the single best invention.”  When he said those words, Jobs was already facing his own mortality while battling cancer.  Hence, he felt he had to act with more … more

Orange County Estate Planning Attorney Suggests the Careful Declaration of Assets Can Help You Avoid Probate through the Small Estate Law

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28th Apr 2013

Under California law, the value of an estate will be a factor whether the estate undergoes probate or not.  Under a new California statute, estates with a value lower than $150,000 need not be probated.   Thus, for many Californians, the … more