California trusts and estates attorneys help you plan for the future
Indian Wells lawyers work to protect your legacy
Whether you are planning the care or support of loved ones upon your death or wrangling with the probate process while mourning the loss of a loved one, the attorneys at Douglas Martin, A Law Corporation can help. We assist with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
- Estate planning
- Estate taxes
- Trustees’ responsibilities
- Executors’ duties
- Living wills
- Living trusts
- Probate and will disputes
You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. When devising an estate plan, we consider how best to protect your children, support your loved ones and contribute to the charitable causes that are special to you.
We thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting your personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if that would serve your individual needs and your estate planning goals.
We understand that the process of probate follows a time of painful emotional loss. Out knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys and paralegals can ease the stress of probating the estate.
We assist executors in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in California probate court, including:
- Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
- Filing the will with the California probate court
- Closing and opening bank accounts
- Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
- Paying taxes and other debts
- Locating beneficiaries
- Hiring professional experts when necessary
Contact estate planning lawyers you can trust.
Douglas Martin, A Law Corporation serves clients in Indian Wells and throughout California. Call us at 760-837-7788 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Indian Wells office.