Why a Will is Not Enough

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14th Feb 2017

Nobody wants to think about their death. However, since there is a 100% chance that we will one day leave this world, we must make provisions for those we leave behind. Most people draft a will and think that will … 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

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

The Probate of A Will in California

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17th Nov 2012

As a probate lawyer in Orange County, I am very familiar with the process of probate with or without a will. As you may know, probate is the process where after death the instructions of the Will are carried out, … more

Providing Care for Your Pets in a Trust in California

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18th Oct 2012

Many people who create trusts for their estate also have pets to worry about. One such person was hotel heiress and billionaire Leona Helmsly who died in 2007. In her particular case, her pet Maltese was the beneficiary of $12 … more

Preparing Your Living Trust with Your Lawyer in California

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11th Jun 2012

living trust is a legal, written document that acts as a substitute for a Last Will and Testament.  More complex than a will, it should be prepared with the help of qualified California living trust attorney.  When you have your … more