With proper estate planning, an individual can develop an effective plan for the distribution of his or her assets – a plan that can protect those assets from excessive taxation and ensure that the bulk of the assets wind up in the right hands. California law pertaining to estate planning is complex, however, which is why it so important to work with an experienced estate planning attorney if one want to achieve the best results.
The Law Office of Stephanie White can help with a range of estate planning needs. Our estate plans include the following:
A trust allows a person to place property into a trust for their benefit and then for their beneficiaries. There are many different types of living trusts, each of which can offer advantages to you, the client – including saving on estate taxes, avoiding probate and more.
With a pour-over will you can ensure that all of your property is divided in the manner described in your trust.
ADVANCED HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVE
An advanced healthcare directive dictates who can make health care choices as well as which choices you direct, should you be unable to make your own decisions.
GENERAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
A general power of attorney lets you, the client, dictate who will make important decisions regarding property and finances should you become unable to make such decisions.
CONTACT THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
The Law Office of Stephanie White offers estate planning services to clients in Southern California – specifically Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Contact the Law Office of Stephanie White today to begin the planning process so you can have the peace of mind knowing you have a carefully considered plan for the future.