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.
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.
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.
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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.