17th Aug 2013

Frequently, having a family meeting about your estate plan may help you with your goals of protecting and providing for your family.  A family meeting often will help in generally preparing your beneficiaries for future inheritances and responsibilities (or lack … more

How Much do Attorneys Charge to Help You with Your Estate Planning Documents?

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14th Aug 2013

Lawyers have two ways of charging clients to do their estate planning.  They can charge a flat-rate or by the hour. For lawyers who charge a flat rate, the standard minimum flat rate may range from $800 to $1,800.  Note … more

7th Aug 2013

Check out this informative article we found about estate planning and what you need to know to plan ahead: What you need to know about estate planning, including why you may need a will and assigning a power of attorney. … more

Orange County Probate Attorney Cites a Sure-Fire Way to Find a Good Estate Planning Lawyer

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6th Aug 2013

So you’ve decided to start your estate planning.   Your first step is to look for an estate planning lawyer who will assist you in the process. (You can execute a will or a living trust without the help of an … more

Orange County Probate Attorney Shows how to Validate or “Prove” a Will

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11th Feb 2013

When you pass away, one of your fondest wishes is to leave your property to the people you love and care for.  And one way to ensure that is to prepare a Will.  But having a Will does not guarantee … more

Why do I Need Estate Planning for My Estate in Orange County?

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19th Dec 2012

To answer this question, you have to know first what estate planning is. It is a series of activities that allows you to systematize your  assets during your lifetime so as to provide for yourself and your heirs when you … more

15th Dec 2012

DWIGHT EDWARD TOMPKINS,Estate Planning Lawyer. Tompkins-Law.com 

Estate Planning and Your Parents

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5th Dec 2012

One thing to take notice of is that as we age, our parents do as well. It can be a scary thing as offspring to see your once healthy and strong parents “lose it”.  They are protective in their role … more

29th Nov 2012

Dwight Edward Tompkins, Estate Planning Lawyer. Tompkins-Law.com 

Video: Creating a Pet Trust in California

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22nd Nov 2012

Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer Dwight Edward Tompkins explains the essentials of setting up a Pet Trust in California, including the appointment of the trustee and the custodian of the benefited animal. Tompkins-Law.com