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The 5 Estate Planning Documents You Need

Estate planning is the process for deciding what happens to your assets when you die. It ensures that your final wishes are respected and helps your family avoid probate court. But when you’re planning your estate,READ MORE >
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When Is Probate Not Required in California?

When you pass away, it’s reassuring to know that your affairs will be in order. One way to manage your assets – and reduce the stress on your loved ones – is by avoiding probate. CanREAD MORE >
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Can Property be Transferred Without Probate?

Dealing with the transfer of property after the death of a loved one is a significant concern for many families. In California, the probate process is often perceived as long and costly, leading many to wonder:READ MORE >
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How Do You Avoid Probate in California?

Probate can be a lengthy process. And when your loved ones are grieving your loss, it’s best if they can settle your estate sooner rather than later. Is it ever possible to avoid probate? The shortREAD MORE >
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Revocable vs Irrevocable Trusts: What’s the Difference?

If you’re new to estate planning, trusts can seem complex. However, it’s actually simple to understand how trusts work. Below, our lawyers define the main types of trusts for estate planning, and how to choose theREAD MORE >