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How to Handle International Assets and Property in Your Orange County Estate Plan

Often, when we think of someone having property overseas, we think of George Clooney and his Italian villa or Richard Branson and his private island. However, plenty of everyday Americans own property or assets in other countries, and it may become part of their estates when they pass on. There are special considerations to keep […]

Estate Planning Advice to Protect Your Children if They Get Divorced in Orange County

An unexpectedly common problem that Orange County estate planning lawyers encounter is how the proceeds of an estate are handled when the beneficiary gets divorced. We don’t want to think of our children dealing with the pain of a divorce, but losing the inheritance you left behind would certainly pour salt in the wound. That’s […]

Estate Planning Lawyers in Orange County Recommend Revocable Living Trusts

OK, that title may be a little misleading, as not every estate planning lawyer in Orange County is going to recommend a revocable living trust for every single client. That said, this particular kind of trust is one that is suggested and discussed a whole lot because of all the things it can do for […]

An Orange County Estate Plan That Incorporates Your Pets

Many clients who seek out estate planning in Orange County have concerns when it comes to caring for their pets. After all, our pets rely on us for everything, although we all know that we gain so much in return. When engaging in estate planning with an attorney, you likely want to ensure that your […]

More than Wills and Trusts, OC Residents Can Now Leave “Digital Assets” To Their Loved Ones

Once upon a time, people left sentimental and priceless assets such as journals, letters and scrapbooks behind to their loved ones.   And while some people may still record their thoughts, memories and daily happenings this way, the majority of Americans are now using computers as their primary form of communication and record keeping. So what […]

Orange County Probate Lawyer Reveals Simple Test To Determine If Your Estate Planning Up To Date

From the desk of Darlynn Morgan, Orange County Probate Lawyer Last week, I shared the top 10 life changes that warrant a review of your current Orange County Estate Plan.  If you missed that blog post, you can read it here. Naturally, that article brought up a lot of questions from people who believed meeting […]