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Long-term Planning For Orange County

October 2017 Archives

Why you do not necessarily have to worry about probate

For many California residents who are dealing with estate planning issues, “probate” almost seems like a bad word. At the Law Offices of Roshni T. Desai, many of our clients are concerned about avoiding the problems surrounding the probate process. Whether you are writing your will or trust for your loved ones or sorting out the estate of a relative who has recently passed away, it can help to understand what exactly probate entails.

How to pick the right estate planning lawyer

An estate plan is more than just a plan to distribute your assets. A great estate plan will ensure that you receive preferred medical care in the future. It can also shield your assets from certain tax consequences, allowing your beneficiaries to receive the maximum inheritance possible. That is why it is important to choose the right attorney for the job. You will want a lawyer who understands the law and how it can benefit you. 

When should you call your attorney for estate matters?

California residents who are going through estate or probate-related issues for the first time will likely need a lot of guidance. These fields are both packed with tons of legal terminology and red tape, and one wrong move can end up costing you a lot of time or money. But when should you reach out for the help of a lawyer?

How do trusts help your family?

California residents diving into estate planning for the first time may have a lot of questions. Why are things done the way they're done? What is the point behind many of the steps of estate planning? In this case, we at the Law Offices of Roshni T. Desai will explain the point of trusts and the benefits that they can have for your family well into the future.