Myths and Realities of California Estate Planning

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16th Nov 2012

This blog post here is written for you to review some of the myths and realities of estate planning in California. There have been many articles written about this, but let’s see if we can’t put a different spin on … more

Will Templates versus Estate Planning Lawyers: A Matter of Dollars and Sense

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5th Sep 2012

Do you believe that a will is an important document, especially for your loved ones so they can be assured of their inheritance when your time is up?  Yet, if you are like many Americans, chances are you don’t have … more

The Benefits of Having an Attorney when Undergoing Probate

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6th Aug 2012

When you are sick, the first thing you do is try home remedies.  But when your illness persists, trying to be your own doctor is not a good idea.  Go see a doctor.  The same goes with legal matters.  On … 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

U.S. Savings Bonds Going Paperless

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14th Apr 2012

Did you know that starting this year, paper savings bonds will no longer be sold at banks and other financial institutions?    Series EE and I electronic savings bonds can be purchased in “TreasuryDirect” accounts.  If you currently hold paper … more

8th Apr 2012

Advance Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney for Health Care are carefully defined and compared in this video by Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer, Dwight Edward Tompkins. Tompkins-Law.com

30th Mar 2012

Planning for a special needs child or family member after you pass away is one of the most challenging decisions you will make, and it is a critical part of estate planning. This video by Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer … more

21st Mar 2012

A Durable Power of Attorney for Management of Finances and Assets allows you to protect yourself against an unexpected period of incapacity. This informative video explains how Powers of Attorney work, when to use them and how they fit into … more

10th Mar 2012

Orange County California Estate Planning Lawyer Dwight Edward Tompkins explains the basics of the Estate Tax and how important it is to plan for Estate Taxes when forming an estate Plan. Whether planning with a living trust or a will, … more

2nd Mar 2012

Orange County Estate Planning Attorney, Dwight Edward Tompkins, reveals how powers of attorney are often misused, and how they are properly used when created with the help of a qualified estate planning lawyer. This video is a must for those … more