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Does Your California Living Trust Actually Own Your Assets or Do You Just Think It Does? by Jackie Marie Howard, Estate Planning Attorney

I have seen it many times over the years. It goes something like this:
New clients move into the area of where I practice law. They ask me to review their existing trust that I did not create for them. 155 more words

Estate Planning

The Probate Process in New York

Chances are great that at some point in your life you will be involved in the probate of an estate. You may be nominated as the executor of someone’s Last Will and Testament, appointed as the administrator of an intestate estate, or find yourself to be the beneficiary or heir of a decedent’s estate. 50 more words

The History of Funerals

Funeral rites are as old as the human race itself. Every culture and 

civilization  has attended to the proper care of their dead. Every human culture… 922 more words

Last Wishes

Summary Probate Administration – Abbreviated Probate

Probate is the court-supervised process for collecting the assets of a deceased person, ensuring payment of the decedent’s debts, and distributing the remaining assets of the decedent to his or her beneficiaries. 255 more words


A Will is Essential to Carrying out Your Final Wishes

Benefits of a Will

In general, anyone who meets minimum age requirements can (and should) create a will. A will ensures that your property will be distributed and your family will be cared for exactly as you wish. 415 more words

Last Wishes

4 Keys to Selecting the Right Executor

Selecting the right executor is an integral part of developing a solid estate plan. An executor is charged with carrying out your final wishes after you pass. 299 more words

Last Wishes

Why You Need a Land Use Issues Lawyer in Seattle

Land use lawyers are law representatives who specialize in zoning problems or land problems and development projects. They are also known as lawyers who specialize in the environmental law with additional expertise and experience that are both required to help solve the land problem. 371 more words