Estate Planning Attorney in California Outlines Ways to Include Your Pets in Your Estate Plan

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11th Jan 2013

You love your relatives.  Thus, you plan for something to leave behind when you pass away.  You love your pets. Yes, you can also plan for their care and protection after you have gone to the afterlife.   In California, … more

The Downsides of Probate

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6th Jan 2013

Probate is a process whereby the courts oversee the liquidation of a decedent’s assets. The process   traces its roots to the times of   the pioneers when people received a “patent” from the U.S. government indicating ownership of a parcel of … more

Does My Orange County Business Need a Succession Plan?

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4th Jan 2013

The success of any business located in Orange County or anywhere for that matter is built around a few key people.  Hence, it is important to have a plan of succession in the event of a key person passing away, … more

What are the Risks of Preparing Your Own Will in Orange County?

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2nd Jan 2013

The most common reason for preparing “do-it-yourself” wills or documents from downloadable forms online is cost.  Many people shy away from what they perceive to be high legal fees.  But expenses can be relative.  You may have saved money by … more

How to Find the Best Estate Planning Attorney for You

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2nd May 2012

When you are ready to put your estate in order, just as important as it is to do that, it is also very important to choose the best possible attorney to help you in this matter. After all, this person … more

Video: Prenuptial Agreements and Estate Planning

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3rd Sep 2011

WILL YOU BE PREPARED WHEN THE FAMILY “HOARDER” DIES? (Part 3)

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9th Apr 2011

In concluding our 3 part series on hoarders, this final installment lists some of the dangers, both physical and emotional in combing through the family hoarder’s home. Some of these items involve proper removal and disposal: Firearms Ammunition, live and … more

YOGA TO THE WORLD: How Many Calories Do I Burn Practicing Yoga?

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1st Apr 2011

YOGA TO THE WORLD: How Many Calories Do I Burn Practicing Yoga?: “‘Is yoga a good workout?’ I hear this question all the time. What I really think people are asking is “How many calories can I actually burn…”

GRAND CANYON – NORTH RIM 2010

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25th Aug 2010

FAMILY TRUSTS AVOID PROBATE

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31st Jul 2010

Check out Dwight’ video:“FAMILY TRUSTS AVOID PROBATE”click on the link below to watch:FAMILY TRUSTS YOU TUBE CHANNEL Dwight Edward TompkinsAttorney at Law http://www.tompkins-law.com/ This blog is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice from … more