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She was professional, flexible with her schedule and incredibly knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends or family considering setting up a will or trust.
Recent Blog Posts
We work with clients to craft an estate plan so that their wishes will be carried out and their loved ones provided for upon their death. The central document in most estate plans is the trust. Most trusts we create are revocable, meaning that our clients, referred to as the trustor in the estate plan, can change, update, or nullify the trust throughout their lives. But a will and a trust alone are just pieces of paper. It takes the actions of people to put them into effect. A revocable trust becomes an irrevocable trust upon the death of the
A foundational part of the mission I had in mind when I started Britton Law Group was making legal services more accessible. Justice itself is dependent upon everyone having equal access to our legal system. We do this by offering exceptional, top-tier Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Probate Services at accessible rates. An essential function of our estate planning practice is making sure that upon death, our client’s assets are protected in a trust to avoid the lengthy and costly process of going through probate court. Often, those who can least afford to have a loved one’s estate end up
I love my dogs. They’re not just pets, they’re an integral part of our family. I know my clients feel the same way too. Many clients, especially older ones, come to me concerned about what will happen to the animals they love after they pass. Many states, including California allow for the creation of a pet trust. A previous post of mine from June 2019 and piece by the ASPCA offer some helpful information: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-planning/pet-trust-primer If you have any specific questions about your pet and your estate plan, please contact our office and set up an appointment. Happy Planning! B.B.
Frequently Asked Questions
A comprehensive estate plan is a set of documents that allows you to plan for incapacity, determine who inherits your assets and according to what terms, and select an individual to serve as guardian of your minor children. You can learn more here.
Under CA law, if you only have a will your property will be subject to probate court at your death. If you have a trust you can avoid probate court and your estate can be administered privately by your loved ones. You can learn more here.
A California probate is very time-consuming and expensive. The personal representative and his or her attorney are both paid a percentage of the appraised value of the estate. There are also filings fees, publishing fees and appraiser fees associated with a probate that you typically avoid when you have a trust. You can learn more here.