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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Here’s Why You Need an Estate Plan

There is a common misconception out there that only wealthy people need an estate plan. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Whether you make $10,000 a year or $1,000,000 a year, you absolutely must have an estate plan. In fact, if you have any assets at all, you need an estate plan to ensure…

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Estate Planning is Not Just For the Wealthy

Why is it important for everyone to have a will? Estate planning is critically important for those in all financial situations. Estate plans range in complexity from simple wills to complex multi-generational trusts. Your estate plan accomplishes far more than just transferring your assets upon your death. With your estate plan, you will protect yourself,…

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The Ins and Outs of Living Wills

What is a Living Will? A living will is an advanced health care directive. It is a legal document that describes a person’s desires relating to medical treatment if he or she should become unconscious or unable to communicate. Living wills are part of California’s Natural Death Act, which spells out the requirements for a…

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