Family Dynamics

Family dynamics can be complex. Much of those dynamics appear when money is distributed after a person’s death, often at the probate stage or when a trust is administered. When the family dynamic is complex, money distribution is also complex. For instance, a wealthy Northern California man remarries a younger woman with small children. The […]

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Irrevocable Trusts

Trusts can be a valuable tool for those who set them up, called settlors. When considering how to set up your California estate, it is generally recommended to establish a trust instead of writing a will. This is because trusts, as opposed to wills, are not subject to the probate process. Another reason for establishing […]

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