Posts Tagged "trust"

8 Documents You Need in Your Estate Plan

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in California Probate, California Trusts, California Wills, Estate Planning, San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on 8 Documents You Need in Your Estate Plan

8 Documents You Need in Your Estate Plan What you need in your Estate Plan from California Estate Planning Attorney, Gary Quackenbush of GQ Law. What exactly is a “complete Estate Plan”? You’ve probably been told to get a Will or a set up an Estate Plan at one point or another in you adult life but what exactly does that mean? Here is our quick list of the 8 most important documents to have in your Estate Plan. 1 – Living Trust The first thing you need in your estate plan is a Trust. Every good Estate Plan needs a Trust at its core. The Trust is what gives the...

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Money and Trusts, Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 in Estate Planning, San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on Money and Trusts, Frequently Asked Questions

Money and Trusts, FAQ Marty Schneider, the Retirement Professor, asked me questions the following questions on our radio show today: What happens to money outside of the Trust when the trust creator dies? The money must be transferred to the Trust but may require court orders to make the transfer. Smaller amounts of money can be transferred through the use of Affadavits. How can you make sure that life insurance is in the Trust? You can look in our your original policy or ask the insurance administrator or company to provide that information. How can you make sure the bank accounts are in...

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I’ll Will it to You: Should Parents Tell Adult Children About Their Estate Plan

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in California Wills, Estate Planning | Comments Off on I’ll Will it to You: Should Parents Tell Adult Children About Their Estate Plan

I’ll Will it to You We’ve all seen the happy little Grandma in a movie scene, sitting with her darling granddaughter who is drooling over her precious pearls and heard Grandma tenderly say “I’ll Will it to you Janey dear.” Some of us have probably even been told we will be “willed” something by our own parents or grandparents. Hearing this as an adult, we’d assume that when Grandma or Grandpa’s time on earth expires, we will get that item free and clear because they “willed” it to us. Since most people do not itemize every...

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What Happens If I Die Without a Will? Anna Nicole Smith

Posted on Sep 5, 2014 in California Probate, California Trusts, California Wills, Estate Planning | Comments Off on What Happens If I Die Without a Will? Anna Nicole Smith

What happens if I die without a will? Look to these celebrities for what NOT to do. A lot of what happens you die without a Will, and really, without a proper and complete Estate Plan, depends on your assets. In any case, your estate will be left in Probate, a long legal process that sorts out where assets go, how much is owed in taxes, etc. If you have minor children, the will not likely end up where you had hoped they would and will get much less of your assets than they could with a proper Estate Plan. Call our office to set up an appointment with Estate Planning attorney Gary Quackenbush...

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