Walnut Creek Estate Planning Lawyer
Making Plans for the Future
Life can be busy, and there can be little time to take action to get your estate plan in place. Although this issue is often put off for later, it is actually extremely important. Should you suddenly pass away, whether through an illness or accident, you can cause your loved ones to suffer needlessly if there is no estate plan in place that protects them.
At The Singh Law Firm, we provide legal counsel in all types of estate plans, from the most straightforward and simple through to highly complex plans for large estates. Each person has their own unique situation and personal wishes about how their estate should be distributed. Without carefully drafted and filed documents, your family could face the problem of having the state make decisions about the distribution of your estate. This happens often; it is easy to put off estate planning for later. Making plans now allows your family to move forward without dealing with tax problems, confusion, or even being unable to access bank accounts that are necessary for their survival. A Walnut Creek estate planning attorney from our firm can guide you and create the plan that will best serve your needs.
Planning your Estate in Walnut Creek, CA
Our legal team serves Walnut Creek individuals and couples in creating revocable living trusts, wills,financial powers of attorney, advance healthcare directives, and in advanced estate planning including the important matter of business succession planning. Some estates are best organized by creatingfamily limited partnerships. Every estate is unique; one issue remains constant: we want to protect our assets that are the result of our hard work from unnecessary losses. Estate planning is an ever-changing area of the law, and we keep up to date with all legal changes, case law and new opportunities that could serve your interests.
We can draft and file irrevocable life insurance trusts, irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, qualified domestic trusts (QDOTs), or assist in creating charitable trusts for families that want to pass on some of their assets to organizations that they believe in. We offer guidance on gifting strategies, and serve in trust administration. Should your personal financial situation be best served by creating documents such as pour over wills, require a guardianship, power of attorney, a revocable trust or a living trust, we can implement a strategy that will work best in your case. We can also answer your questions about a revocable living trust vs. will, and how your estate will be affected in each case.
Estate Planning Attorney in Walnut Creek
Our legal team is committed to crafting an individual, unique estate plan that has all the correct documentation in place to protect your loved ones and the assets you have worked so hard for. There is no need for your family to be thrown into confusion or face difficulties when you pass on; you can make the process of your estate distribution work, based on creating a comprehensive estate plan that reflects your personal wishes. We can help you through every step of the process.
A Walnut Creek estate planning lawyer from our firm can help you arrange your estate so that your wishes are clear.