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How a California Wills and Trust Attorney Can Protect Your Trust

Consultation with a qualified California wills and trust attorney can help save you, your estate and your loved ones significant amounts of money and help protect your assets from creditors.

Estate planning is for everyone. Every person has an estate and all of your property is included in that estate. Even property that is jointly owned can be tied up in probate courts for significant amount of time without proper estate planning.

Although a will is the basis starting point of any well thought out estate plan, a California wills and trust attorney can help you decide if other means of asset transfers may be right for you. Consultation with a wills and trust attorney can also help you determine if any of your jointly held assets are subject to taxation upon transfer or the claims of creditors.

A California wills and trusts attorney can also help you plan for unforeseen events in your life such as prolonged sickness or disability with instruments such as living wills and durable powers of attorney.

A California wills and trusts attorney can help you to assure those you chose to will inherit your assets. Dying without a will in California invokes statutes of intestate succession, which often results in remote relative sharing in the proceeds of your estate, or even the remote relatives of your spouse in some cases.

Estate planning is a complicated area of law, which requires years of experience to master. A qualified California wills and trust attorney can help advise you of your rights and the best way to achieve your goals.

Wills and trusts are legal documents that must meticulously adhere to strict guidelines in order to be properly enforced. A poorly written will is subject to attack by people attempting to gain access to your assets. Likewise, a court may disregard a poorly drafted trust and distribute the assets outright to the beneficiaries against your wishes.

Consultation with the California wills and trusts attorneys at Cheadle Law: 949.553.1066, which is the best way to safeguard your assets and assure your wishes are carried out upon your death.

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