23rd Feb 2014

I often tell clients, that Estate Planning is a process.  It is simply the steps you would take to ensure that your property, your money, and your assets go to your family and loved ones in the event of your … more

22nd Feb 2014


27th Jan 2014

Dwight Edward Tompkins,Estate Planning Lawyer,Orange County, California.

16th Nov 2013

Gifting has become very popular in the past 3 years as an estate planning tool.  The panic leading up to the “fiscal cliff” caused by the uncertainty over Federal tax policy, in combination with generous gift rules in 2011 & … more

27th Oct 2013

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

15th Oct 2013

When you prepare your estate plan, you essentially strive to answer the question:  How will my estate be disposed of when I pass away or get incapacitated?  For both contingencies, you plan ahead as to who will get what part … more

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

22nd Sep 2013

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

17th Aug 2013

Frequently, having a family meeting about your estate plan may help you with your goals of protecting and providing for your family.  A family meeting often will help in generally preparing your beneficiaries for future inheritances and responsibilities (or lack … more

16th Aug 2013

Dwight Edward Tompkins,Estate Planning Lawyer,Orange County, California