Selecting The Right Trustee

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3rd May 2013

Selecting the right trustee or successor trustee is perhaps the most important decision that the creator of a living trust makes when forming the living trust. It is not by mistake that Trusts are called “trusts”.  The number one qualification … more

Orange County Estate Planning Attorney Suggests the Careful Declaration of Assets Can Help You Avoid Probate through the Small Estate Law

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28th Apr 2013

Under California law, the value of an estate will be a factor whether the estate undergoes probate or not.  Under a new California statute, estates with a value lower than $150,000 need not be probated.   Thus, for many Californians, the … more