Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs trusts are an important, but often overlooked, area of estate planning.  As a parent, you work tirelessly every day to provide for your special needs child. But what happens after you pass away? Will your son or daughter have access to the money they...
Probate Process

Probate Process

Overview of the Costs and Complexities of the Probate Process The Probate process represents one of the most complicated sets of laws in the state of California or anywhere else in the United States. Although each state has its own probate code, or set of probate and...
5 Reasons Why You Need an Estate Plan

5 Reasons Why You Need an Estate Plan

1. To Avoid Court Did you know in California if you own assets over $150,000 in your individual name, your estate is likely to be probated?  This means that after you die, your beneficiaries will have to go to court in order to get your assets. A trip to the...