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Comprehensive Estate Plans To Protect Your Assets And Your Family

Planning for your family’s financial future can be quite a challenging task. While it is possible to do it yourself by obtaining the necessary legal documents, there are so many fine details that are easy to miss, which can cost your family a lot and be a real burden in the long run. The estate planning attorneys of Alice A. Salvo law offices can clarify the planning process and make sure your last wishes are carried out as you desire, even after you’re gone.

Estate Planning Attorney with 25+ Years of Experience

Don’t put your estate plan in the hands of an inexperienced attorney. Estate planning has been at the heart of our practice for over 25 years.

Because estate planning rules are very complex, nuanced, and ever-evolving, you should choose an attorney with deep knowledge in this area of law. Our attorneys have developed an in-depth understanding of estate planning laws and the application of those laws by working with a broad client base. We can provide you with the best legal representation because we limit our activity to areas in which we have extensive experience.


Why Work with a Los Angeles Estate Planning Attorney?

There are many other advantages to consulting with our estate planning law firm. Estate planning services not only becomes more clarified but can help save your family money in the long run. While being represented by Alice A. Salvo, estate planning law becomes a means of protecting your family’s assets and inheritance. In addition, our estate planning services in California can protect your wealth from costly matters of probate or conservatorship. This can also be combined with state-based medical care to cover any medical expenses you might encounter as you get older.

Estate planning law is more than just who gets what when you pass. By planning your estate for your passing, you set up your will and any living trusts, sign over deeds to your heirs, and determine power of attorney should you become incapacitated. All of this can be handled headache free at our firm by a knowledgeable estate planning attorney. California laws can sometimes be tricky to navigate. However, our experts can guide you through them. We would love to help ensure your financial security and make sure you are well taken care of in your final years.

Only You Know What’s Best for Your Family

Making a will is crucial for almost everyone. Making a legally enforceable last will and testament is not nearly as difficult as most people imagine. Furthermore, having a will can save your loved ones from a long experience with state probate courts, who will then decide how to distribute your assets based on state procedures – rather than your final intentions. A professionally drafted will is the safest method to ensure that your assets and wealth are distributed to the heirs you intend.

Property owned by a married pair is considered “community property” under California law, which means that any assets acquired during the marriage are owned equally by both husband and wife (unfortunately, this includes debt). If one of you dies without a will detailing who receives what, the state’s intestacy laws will decide for you.

An Estate Plan Protects Your Family in More Ways Than One

As said, no one looks forward to passing, and no one enjoys the prospect of discussing death or anything related to it. An estate planning attorney in Los Angeles can provide you not only with peace of mind that your affairs are in order, but getting this type of help can also provide at least a measure of comfort for the people who are the reason you’re doing this in the first place – those who will survive you.

That’s because an estate planning attorney in Los Angeles will help your loved ones focus on properly grieving your loss and being there for each other when the day of your passing comes. The last thing you want to do is add to their stress by forcing them to try to navigate the complicated waters of probate in California. Your estate planning lawyer in Los Angeles will work with your family and friends when the time comes and keep them abreast of what needs to happen, when things need to happen and how things work.

Not to mention, with things done right in the first place, closing your estate should be relatively straightforward and free of unnecessary delays, expenses and stress. Losing a loved one is difficult enough, so don’t make it more difficult by adding to what needs to be done during this sad time. After all, grieving is painful, but it’s also part of the healing process. Working with an estate planning lawyer in Los Angeles like Alice A. Salvo will remove obstacles that should be removed before the situation arises.

Contact A Devoted San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Attorney Today

To schedule a free initial consultation with a Woodland Hills estate planning attorney, call 818-676-9572, or fill out our short contact form.

You can be confident our estate planning law guidance is highly personalized. Alice A. Salvo is a dedicated and highly qualified estate planning lawyer, and is certified as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. She has advanced legal credentials including a distinguished rating of AV from Martindale Hubbell, a graduate law degree (JD + LLM in estate planning law) and incredible legal knowledge to benefit your family.

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Boutique Firm, Boutique Service

The hallmark of our business is service – service delivered with expertise, elegance, and creativity. Our commitment to service and frequent client communication has led to a significant, diversified, and passionate client base.

Our method is to provide individual attention and care to all of our clients, large and small, and it has shown to be effective and successful. We have devoted ourselves to offering realistic and imaginative solutions to fulfill our client’s objectives, whether advising a young family on wills or counseling a wealthy family on intricate estate tax and testamentary needs. We can handle difficulties with professional thoroughness and responsiveness by listening to our clients and staying on top of evolving legal developments.

For residents of California, estate planning law firms are easy to find – but not just any Los Angeles estate planning attorney will offer the personable, down-to-earth service we provide. Our firm is warm and approachable, and we sincerely love serving our clients. We will get to know you personally and listen to your worries and ambitions. You will receive understandable explanations and legal guidance in straightforward, easy-to-understand language, allowing you to make informed decisions. We treat our clients like family, which is why so many of them have become friends.