30th Oct 2013

Wills or living trusts?  What is the better estate planning document?  If you ask me, as a living trust attorney from Orange County, both documents have their benefits.  Living trusts have become popular nowadays because of the ease in which … more

27th Oct 2013

Presented by Estate Planning Lawyer, Dwight Edward Tompkins,Orange, California Tompkins-Law.com 

10th Oct 2013

An estate planning lawyer in Orange County states that for many people, the main objective of an estate plan is to ensure that their assets will be transferred to the people they care for after they die.  A well-executed estate … more

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

22nd Sep 2013

Dwight Edward Tompkins,Attorney at Law.714 385-0044.

How Does Estate Tax Impact My Estate Plan in California?

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29th Aug 2013

Drafting a living trust is an easy and yet necessary processes that every person with assets will have to go through, but many people put it off sometimes until it’s too late. This is especially important if they do not … more

How Much Do Attorneys Charge in Creating a Living Trust?

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20th Aug 2013

The main reason why people come up with estate plans is for them to ensure that their wishes as to how their estate will be distributed will be followed.  This means your favorite niece will inherit your 18th-century heirloom grand … more

Getting a Life Insurance Policy Would be a Good Complement to Your Estate Plan

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22nd Jul 2013

If there is anything in common between life insurance and estate planning, it is the idea of death.  People associate these two items with death and thus procrastinate in getting one.  That is unfortunate.  Life insurance and estate planning is … more

13th May 2013

The best way to avoid probate in California is through a living trust. But, there are other ways to avoid probate as well.  Joint tenancy ownership avoids probate as long as one or more of the joint tenants are surviving. … more

Trust Litigation Statutes of Limitation

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2nd May 2013

Good information about the statute of limitations on lawsuits against trusts in California.  Presented by Attorney Keith A. Davidson.