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Newport Beach Trust Lawyer: Understanding the Responsibilities of a Trustee

Whether you’ve been asked to be the trustee of a loved one’s trust or you’re in the process of choosing someone to act as your own trustee, it helps to understand what is expected of a trustee. Being a trustee involves a lot of responsibilities, often on both a short-term and long-term basis. Keep in […]

Newport Beach Trust Lawyer: Here’s Why You Should Include Your Pet in Your Estate Plan

By Newport Beach Trust Attorney Darlynn Morgan Earlier this year, a story about a dog in Virginia made national news. The dog was euthanized at the owner’s request. While stories of beloved pets being put to sleep aren’t usually newsworthy, this one made headlines because the dog was healthy and friendly. So why was he […]

Considerations for Snowbirds from a Newport Beach Trust Attorney

We live in a beautiful country, and “snowbirds” seem to have found one of the best ways to enjoy as much of it as possible.  They enjoy the sun all year round by living in more northern regions during the summer and heading south for the winter months.  For many people, this is the epitome […]

Newport Beach Trust Attorney Defines the Roles of Settlors and Trustees

Trusts are entities that exist just as individual people exist. Trusts, therefore, are capable of doing most things that people are capable of doing with respect to operating in business and life. They can enter contracts, buy real estate, make investments, open bank accounts, start businesses, and even inherent property. Like business entities, trusts operate […]

Newport Beach Trust Attorney Reveals The Hidden Dangers of Using Online Trust Drafting Software

I received a question last week that quite frankly I get all the time so I wanted to post it on my blog.  Here’s the question (which is a GREAT one by the way) and my response below. Question: “Darlynn-I have some folks that want to know why the Trust software that is available is […]