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Estate Planning and Divorce: What to Know | Orange County Will and Trust Lawyer

As an Orange County will and trust lawyer, I know that estate planning offers legal protection for families and individuals through all of life’s transitions. Using tools such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives, estate planning helps individuals protect their wishes, safeguard their assets, and ensure provision and care for their loved …

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Working with a Trust Lawyer in Orange County to Protect Family Privacy

It’s an unfortunate reality that people are afforded very little privacy here in Orange County when they pass away.  Under the laws of our state, and in every other state across the country, sensitive details about one’s estate and how much their loved ones stand to inherit are a matter of public record. Just think …

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Orange County Estate Planning Attorney: Avoid This Common Beneficiary Mismatch

As an Orange County estate planning attorney, I have seen many unfortunate circumstances where a person goes through the time and expense of having an estate plan created, only to fail to update their beneficiaries on their financial or retirement accounts before they pass away. An example of this would be Mary naming her brother …

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Orange County Estate Lawyer Explains How to Avoid Probate in California

One of the most common questions we receive here at Morgan Law Group is “How can I avoid probate in California?” It’s a hot topic because the California probate process can be long, complex, very public, and costly. Many people believe that avoiding probate is one of the main benefits of estate planning, and for …

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Equifax Breach – If You’ve Ever Used Credit, You Better Check!

As you have most likely heard, Equifax, one of the “Big 3” credit reporting agencies was hacked. They are calling it a “breach,” but don’t misunderstand, they were hacked. Equifax was hacked. This means that if you’ve ever used credit, you could be one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive, personal information was …

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The Best of 2013, But The Best Is Yet To Come

At Morgan Law Group we’re celebrating another terrific year. We had the opportunity to meet with and work with many wonderful families this year.  We also spoke to hundreds of families and parents about estate planning at many events and workshops throughout the year.  That’s quite a feat and we couldn’t have done it without …

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Creating a Temporary Guardianship for Your Minor Child in Orange County

Estate planning lawyers in Orange County work daily with families who want to use their wills and trusts to set up guardianships for their minor children.  They go through extensive thought, planning, and soul-searching to make just the right choice in who will take over raising their children should they become unable to do so.  …

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How to Choose an Executor or Successor Trustee with Your Orange County Estate Lawyer

The decision of who to appoint as your executor or trustee is a huge one, and we’ve talked about it a bit in the past.  Still, it’s important to make sure that you have the information you need to make the right choice with your Orange County estate lawyer.  This person will hold incredible responsibility …

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