Top Excuses For Putting Off Estate Planning

I hear a lot of excuses why people are not ready to prepare an estate plan.  I even used some of these myself. I thought I would share the ones I hear most frequently. Seeing a lawyer is intimidating Lawyers can be intimidating, plus as a general profession, lawyers do not have the greatest reputati...

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Is An Estate Plan the Perfect Holiday Gift?

What would you think if you received an estate plan as a gift? Would you be pleased? Or freaked out? I’m an estate planning attorney, so I may be a bit biased, but I think it is a great gift. Here’s why. Intestate Succession – California (or Your State)’s Plan for You Did you know […]

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Wednesday Words: Intestate Succession

Wednesday Words: Intestate Succession

This post will be the first “Wednesday Word.” For this inaugural post, I will explain what intestate succession is. Intestate Succession is the method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state’s law provides that the property be distribute...

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