mom and son creating special needs trust

What Is a Special Needs Trust?

Every family has unique estate planning needs because every family is different. Families come with different structures, different dynamics, and different needs for each member. Do you have a family member with special needs? If so, you may have worried about how to provide for them or how to give them a gift or leave…

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How to Choose Your Personal Representative

Estate planning can provide a range of benefits, including protecting a future you want for yourself, your family, and your loved ones. It will involve the selection of trusted individual that will be tasked with important roles in safeguarding your wishes. For instance, the personal representative of your estate will play a critical part in…

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Woman reviewing her estate plan with attorney

Times You Should Review Your Estate Plan

Having an estate plan in place means that you have taken a significant step in protecting a future you want for yourself and your loved ones. Establishing an estate plan, however, does not mean the process is over. Over time, our lives can significantly change. Our family dynamics change, family structures change, financial situations change,…

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Last Will and Testament

How to Create a Valid Will in California

A Last Will and Testament, usually referred to as simply a “will,” can accomplish many things in your estate plan. It is perhaps best known for being the mechanism outlining how you wish your property to be distributed after you pass away. A will, however, can do much more. You can name the executor of…

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