Do I Need a Lawyer to Do a Trust?

2021-04-08T13:21:26+00:00March 3rd, 2021|

It’s important for everyone to think carefully about their estate, especially in the face of ill health or in advanced age. While you probably have some ideas as to how you would prefer to distribute your assets to your loved [...]

What Is the Main Purpose of Estate Planning?

2021-03-29T15:04:53+00:00February 10th, 2021|

Do you have confidence that your family will have easy access to your assets and property after your death? An Orange County estate planning lawyer is a fantastic resource if you are ready to start developing your own estate plan [...]

How Do You Avoid Probate?

2021-03-29T14:57:50+00:00February 9th, 2021|

Probate is the legal process of transferring a deceased individual’s ownership rights upon their death. When the deceased person has no estate plan, will, trust, or other formal documents in place outlining their final wishes, the probate process is a [...]

What Is the Purpose of a Probate?

2021-03-16T13:25:24+00:00December 30th, 2020|

Whenever a person dies and leaves behind property and assets, the probate process is the legal process of distributing ownership over these assets to the deceased’s beneficiaries. Probate is a commonly misunderstood process, and it’s important to know what to [...]

California Proposition 19: How it Affects Property Tax

2021-03-11T22:15:07+00:00November 25th, 2020|

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the California voters passed Proposition 19 which will have a significant effect on everyone's ability to transfer the current property tax assessment to your children or, in some cases, your grandchildren. Proposition 19 had two [...]

Ways to Ensure Your Home Is Passed on to Your Children

2021-03-11T22:14:10+00:00February 26th, 2020|

If you want to leave your home to your children after you pass away, there are several things you should know. The following are ways you may bequeath your home to your children — with the benefits and challenges of [...]

Administration of Estates Under $150,000 With Real Estate

2021-03-29T14:57:29+00:00January 22nd, 2020|

The distribution of assets after a person’s death is never the way it is portrayed in the movies, with family huddled around an attorney, learning about their family member’s last wishes, with the wealth immediately distributed. Instead, whether a [...]

Is creating an estate plan really that necessary?

2021-03-29T15:06:36+00:00April 5th, 2017|

Estate planning is an important step to take to ensure that your health care and final property wishes are met. Creating an estate plan in California is also helpful for making sure that surviving family members receive the provisions they [...]

Give Your Parents Their Voice For Healthcare Wishes

2020-02-03T14:42:27+00:00January 27th, 2017|

It’s the last thing you want to talk about. No one looks forward to the conversation with their parents about incapacity and health care. It is an emotional and stressful topic. Unfortunately if you do not address it the end [...]

Estate Planning For Special Needs Families

2020-02-03T14:41:13+00:00November 22nd, 2016|

Estate planning is always hard. Nobody knows the future, and spelling out how and where to distribute your assets isn’t only a challenge, there are innumerable scenarios that could play out with time. Families with special needs children know that [...]

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