Joint ownership of property my help avoid probate but does not mean you don’t need an estate plan! Talk with one of our attorneys to help you decide the best way to protect your property.
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Millennials Should Talk With an Estate Planning Lawyer to minimize the risks now and in the future to their assets and to help prepare for things as they change throughout their lives. Here are three reasons to make that appointment.
Having a court-appointed guardian offers far less control for you and less protection for your family. Set up an appointment today with an estate planning attorney to make sure your family is protected.
Why can’t I just have my child own a life insurance policy on my life rather than setting up an irrevocable life insurance trust?
Clients who opt to use direct ownership as a way to keep life insurance policy proceeds out of their estates often name their beneficiaries as the new owner. However, there are a lot of reasons that a trust would be a better option for the policy funds.
As you create an estate plan, carefully consider your funeral arrangements. California law grants eight people authority to make these decisions on your behalf.
The selection for your beneficiary to an IRA account and 401k accounts is important. Meet with your attorney to coordinate accounts with your estate plan.