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Newport Beach Estate Planning Lawyer: What happens to your mortgage after you die?

When setting up an estate plan, most people are concerned with what will happen to their belongings: money, jewelry, house, etc. But little thought is ever given to what will happen to their debts when they pass away, notably their mortgage. For years, many people expected to pay off their mortgage long before they died, […]

30 Things Your Newport Beach Will and Estate Lawyer Wants You to Know

Estate planning is a pretty big field, with lots to take into consideration with your lawyer. There are complexities and confusion; but at the end of it all, there’s no doubt that coming up with a solid plan is one of the best paths for retirement, saving, and—of course—what you are able to leave behind. […]

What You and Your Newport Beach Probate Lawyer Can Expect

Probate law varies from state to state, but there are several things that you and your Newport Beach probate lawyer can expect to happen during the process.  The following is a simple breakdown of some of the most common aspects of probate law. First of all, probate is the name of the legal process that […]

How a Newport Beach Estate Planning Lawyer Can Help Protect Your Assets

There’s a fairly constant drive that Newport Beach estate planning lawyers see in our society to continually acquire assets.  After all, that’s one of the ways we accumulate wealth, which we then ask the estate planning lawyer to help us pass on.  Simply gathering more and more assets isn’t always the best approach to building […]

An Estate Planning Lawyer’s Advice When Divorcing in Newport Beach

When getting a divorce, it seems like there’s no end to the paperwork.  One task that is far too often overlooked by those in Newport Beach is making an appointment with their estate planning lawyer.  Whether you already put together an estate plan with your ex-spouse or you’ve never gotten that far, now is the […]

California Asset Protection Planning: How To Insulate Your Wealth From Creditors and Judgments

In today’s litigious society, just about everyone needs some level of asset protection planning.  Unfortunately, more and more people are using the legal system to deprive others of their life’s work. Whether you’re involved in a car accident, a mistake on the job, a business relationship gone sour, or you simply face unexpected financial difficulties […]

But I Don’t Live on an Estate! | Newport Beach Estate Planning Lawyers

There’s this mistaken notion that estate planning lawyers in Newport Beach often have to confront that the only people who need their services are the very wealthy.  After all, the word “estate” conjures up images of mansions nestled among perfectly-manicured gardens alongside a garage filled with priceless automobiles.  The average American simply doesn’t have an […]

7 Tips for Families with Special Needs

This month’s issue of The ElderCounselor™ examines the unique planning requirements of families with children, grandchildren or other family members (such as parents) with special needs. There are numerous misconceptions in this area that can result in costly mistakes when planning for special needs beneficiaries.  Understanding the pitfalls associated with special needs planning is a […]

Michael Jace’s Kids Spend 4 Painful Hours In Police Custody Following The Death of Their Mother…And How To Protect Your Own Kids From Child Protective Services If Something Happens To You

Michael Jace, best known for his role in the ‘The Shield,’ is being held on murder charges this month following the shooting death of his wife. According to reports, Jace called 911 on himself after allegedly murdering his wife in front of his small children.  Besides the obvious trauma that the children faced, family members […]

What to Expect from Estate Planning in Orange County, CA Part III

This is the third in a series of articles on what to expect when you work with your Orange County estate planning lawyer.  Each article will cover several of the topics that you will need to consider to make a plan that works for your needs. In the previous to editions of this series, we […]