21st Jul 2016

Nobel Prize winner, Anatole France once said “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Pets hold a special place in our hearts and in our souls. They not only act as companions, they become … more

26th Aug 2015

Estate Planning may seem like something only older, extremely wealthy people need to think about. However, this is not the case. Estate planning is something everyone should not only think about, but also prepare for. Once something happens to us, … more

12th Feb 2014

All estate planning documents have one group of people who the estate owner has in mind:  the beneficiaries.  These are people who he or she would be happy to have their assets transferred to in the event of their death.  … more

21st Oct 2013

Many people put off making an estate plan because of certain misconceptions.  As an Orange County estate planning attorney, I have heard many misconceptions about estate planning, three of which deter people from starting an estate plan. 1.      Estate planning … more

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

New Estate Tax Laws Heading Our Way in 2013

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10th Dec 2012

There are changes to the estate tax code coming in 2013, therefore right now is the best time to take advantage of some of the most advantageous estate tax benefits that exist now which may never exist again.   This blog … more