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

11th Nov 2014

Although California has eliminated the death tax for descendants of those died after 2014, you need to know how to protect your estate from being drastically reduced by federal estate taxes. This means you still need to take steps to … more

Discussion of various considerations to make in Estate Planning.

30th Oct 2014

Making plans for your estate is one of the most helpful things you can do for your loved ones to prepare for a disability or death.  Having a plan in place to take care of your financial and medical affairs … more

19th Oct 2014

Discussion of Debt Inheritance by Tompkins Law. 

11th Oct 2014

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

27th Mar 2014

An Estate Planning Firm in Orange County – Why You Should Get Educated About Estate Planning

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

Selecting The Right Trustee

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3rd May 2013

Selecting the right trustee or successor trustee is perhaps the most important decision that the creator of a living trust makes when forming the living trust. It is not by mistake that Trusts are called “trusts”.  The number one qualification … more

Six Key Points to Remember in Preparing an Estate Plan

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17th Dec 2012

You prepare an estate plan more for your loved ones than for yourself.  With a well-prepared estate plan, you ensure the orderly settlement of your estate to your loved ones in the event of your demise.  Despite all the legal … more