Estate Planning Basics
There are three, primary levels of estate planning available in California.
We offer a complete, estate planning package at an unbeatable price,
as well as individual document preparation services on a flat-fee basis.
- WILL: The first and least complicated level of estate planning is a Will,
which allows you to determine who will get what when you die; everyone should prepare an enforceable
- LIVING TRUST: The second level of planning ensures that your beneficiaries
will be able to avoid the time and expense of Probate, which in most situations requires a Living
- AB TRUST: The third and most complicated level of estate planning is intended
to avoid or reduce Estate Taxes, which is typically done by married couples through two, successive
trusts, but can be performed for unmarried couples and individuals, as well (via an AB
These estate planning options involve complicated legal, financial and tax consequences,
and no two plans are ever identical. A professionally designed, individualized estate plan is absolutely
necessary to legally direct and preserve your personal assets for the benefit of you and your loved ones.
What type of estate plan fits your situation?
Please point-and-click one of the
descriptions below that most closely describes your
circumstance. You will be directed to a free,
online brochure that will fully explain the
best estate plan for your individual needs. These online
brochures include direct links to free resources offered
by independent and trusted associations and government
agencies, so that you may be assured of the accuracy
of our sites information. We will also be glad
to mail you a free hard copy of any of these brochures.
Once you have narrowed your search and decided on a specific
estate plan, we can initiate an online consultation, which will progress at your own pace via email or
no pressure and all from the comfort of your home or office.
will find links to government agencies and trusted organizations describing the importance of retaining
an estate planning professional.
|Click here if you are ready
to proceed with an online consulation, which will assist our firm as we begin drafting a plan which will
best fit your needs.