Wills & Trusts Lawyer Cites “3 Cs” as Main Reasons for Estate Planning

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27th Jul 2013

Benjamin Franklin once said: “There are two things that are certain in life:  Death and taxes.”  Yes, both of these are certain.  But because these two are certain to happen, then that only means you should do your estate planning … more

Incorporate a Pourover Will in Your Living Trust

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24th Jul 2013

When preparing your estate planning documents, you may think it’s a choice between a will and a living trust.  Not necessarily, though.  If you are executing a living trust, you should include a will in your estate plan.  A pourover … more

2nd Jun 2013

This video is a good overview of the Charitable Remainder Trust, which is a type of irrevocable living trust, where you can obtain certain tax advantages, reduce the size of your taxable estate, obtain a stream of income, and help … more

What is a Living Trust? (Spanish)

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19th May 2013

Dwight Edward Tompkins,Lawyer – Living Trusts,Orange County California.

9th May 2013

DWIGHT EDWARD TOMPKINS,Orange County Living Trust Lawyer.

1st May 2013

Dwight Edward Tompkins,Estate Planning Lawyer.

California Probate Attorney Explains how a Living Trust Can Protect Your Property from Creditors

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5th Feb 2013

One reason people may avoid probate is that it provides creditors a certain time to file their claims against the decedent.  Whatever has been paid off to the creditors may eventually lessen whatever inheritance you wish to bequeath to your … more

Estate Planning Lawyer in Orange County Assures You of Your Full Control of Your Assets in a Living Trust

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1st Feb 2013

One of the estate planning mechanisms that people use to avoid probate is the Living Trust.  In a Living Trust, the estate owner designates a Trustee (usually himself while he is still alive) and a Successor Trustee to administer his … more

Will or Living Trust? Orange County Probate Attorney can Tell You What’s Best for You

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13th Jan 2013

A Living Trust or a Will?  You may want to prepare a Living Trust as a way of avoiding probate.  However, please note that a Living trust will involve more upfront effort and expense. Hence, there may be cases when … more

Estate Planning Attorney in Orange County Expounds on the Benefits of Living Trusts

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10th Jan 2013

Probate, while providing a legal mechanism for the transfer of property from the decedent to his beneficiaries, has developed into a tedious, costly and open process.  Hence, the avoidance of this process may be seen as one key objective in … more