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Does Divorce Invalidate a Will or Trust in California?

Does Divorce Invalidate a Will or Trust In California?      Estate plans, including wills and trusts, are carefully thought through plans set in place to protect the distribution of one’s assets when one passes. But what happens if a married couple goes through a divorce, after forming their estate plan…

What Are Common Misconceptions About Trusts?

What Are Common Misconceptions About Trusts?  Congratulations, you prepared your estate plan, including your family trust. You now believe that your assets are safe from probate, and they will pass to whom you’ve designated, in the manner you’ve designated. Everything, in your mind, has been taken care of. However, is this…

What is the difference between a Will and a Trust?

A California Will: A will is a legal document in which the person creating the will, known as the testator, sets forth persons or an entity to inherit their estate at the time they pass. An estate includes all assets owned by the testator at the time of death, such…