Can You ‘Casually Agree’ On The Terms of a Newport Beach Prenup?

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, Newport Beach Prenup Lawyer It’s the middle of June and the sultry summer wedding season is in full swing. Couples are running around frantically trying to finalize their plans and almost all of them will be presented with one burning question before the big day:  are you signing a […]

Orange County Will Lawyer Offers 9 Critical Considerations In Searching for an Assisted Living Facility

From the Desk of Darlynn Morgan, Orange County Will Lawyer As an Orange County will lawyer, I help seniors and their families make smart decisions regarding their end-of-life wishes and long-term care on regular basis. And because of my experience in this area, I understand that the options facing seniors and their loved can be […]

Tips From An Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer on Protecting Your Child Medically This Summer

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer It’s officially summertime, which means school is out and children across the state are gearing up for vacations, sports camps or other summer traditions that often require them to spend a few days away from home. Perhaps that means staying with Grandma and Grandpa […]

You MUST Update Your Estate Plan Following a Divorce, Warns OC Probate Lawyer

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, OC Probate Lawyer For those of you following Gary Coleman’s death and subsequent will fiasco, it appears as though Coleman’s ex-wife, former manager (who is the original beneficiary of his 1999 will), and his parents are gearing up for a nasty and expensive battle in Utah probate court. Of […]

Using Wills and Trusts, OC Parents Can Protect Their Kids From the Grave

In my daily practice I get a lot of questions about the importance of wills and trusts. OC parents often fear they are showing a complete lack of faith in their children by stipulating how and when they can receive their inheritance when they are gone. I read a similar story this week about Michael […]

Where to Keep Your Newport Beach Estate Planning Documents

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, Newport Beach Estate Planning Attorney I am often asked by clients and friends of our firm “where is the best place to keep my estate planning documents?” It may sound like a silly question, but where you keep your Newport Beach estate planning documents is a critically important decision […]

Orange County Estate Planning Security: Have It Before You Hit the Sand

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, Orange County estate planning attorney Imagine the scene—it’s vacation time. You push the umbrella into the sand, watch the ocean waves roll up onto the beach in sublime rhythm. Your kids run out into the water, maybe, toting boogie boards and laughter. It’s the summer – the week ahead […]

Simple Advice From a Trusts Lawyer California: ‘Don’t Forget to Title Your Assets in The Name of the Trust!’

From the Desk of Darlynn Morgan, Trusts Lawyer California I wanted to post a quick update today to remind those of you who’ve met with a trusts lawyer California and created a trust to take an inventory this week and make sure your assets are truly TITLED in the name of the trust you created! […]

Enhance Your Child’s Long-Term Quality of Life with the Help of an Orange County Special Needs Planning Attorney

As an Orange County special needs planning attorney, I’ve been privy to the fears and concerns of special needs parents through the years including, “What will happen to my child when I am gone,” and “How will he/she be provided for financially in my absence?” As a mother myself, I understand these are legitimate concerns […]

The Distribution Of Your Inheritance CAN Hurt Your Kids, Reveals Orange County Wills and Estate Planning Lawyer

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, Orange County Wills and Estate Planning Lawyer   If you’re reading this Orange County wills and estate planning blog right now, chances are you concerned about what would happen to your assets, investments and total inheritance when you die.  I’m sure like most people, you want to leave an […]