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Are Your Kids Protected and Provided for Were Something to Happen to You?
Are Your Kids Protected and Provided for Were Something to Happen to You?
Can you remember the day your first child was born?  Do you remember the joy as you brought that little person into your home.  Did you ever think that you...
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Who Needs Estate Planning in San Diego? You Will Be Surprised
Who Needs Estate Planning in San Diego? You Will Be Surprised
From the Desk of Estate Planning Attorney, San Diego, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Kristina R. Hess Do You Need an Estate Planning Attorney in San Diego? You will...
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Trust Planning – Should I loan my son money for a down payment on a home?
Trust Planning – Should I loan my son money for a down payment on a home?
From the desk of Will and Trust Lawyer in San Diego, Kristina R. Hess I recently had a discussion with someone about the pros and cons of loaning children money...
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What Happens if Someone Dies Without Funding Their Trust?
What Happens if Someone Dies Without Funding Their Trust?
Heggstad Petitions and Probate Code 850 From the Desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina...
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San Diego Probate Lawyer – How to Prepare the Executor of Your Estate
San Diego Probate Lawyer – How to Prepare the Executor of Your Estate
From the Desk of Probate Attorney, San Diego, Kristina R. Hess As you put together...
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San Diego Probate Attorney: How to Locate Assets After a Loved One’s Death
San Diego Probate Attorney: How to Locate Assets After a Loved One’s Death
From the desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess… As an estate planning...
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Discussing the IRA Legacy Trust

San Diego Estate Planning Attorney, Kristina Hess and San Diego Financial Architect, David Reyes discuss the benefits of creating an IRA Legacy Trust.

How to Access a Decedent’s Safe Deposit Box in California

From the desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess: Research and contribution by Victoria Koenitzer How To Access a Decedent’s Safe Deposit Box in California If your loved one has recently passed away, the last thing you want to deal with is the hassle of figuring out how …

Protecting Internet Assets and Other Intangible Assets

From the Desk of Kristina R. Hess, San Diego Trust Attorney, San Diego Estate Planning Firm, KR Hess Law, PC Assets Without Physical Form There’s been a lot written about estate planning in recent years. That’s partially because federal laws on the taxation of estates have changed a lot in …

How to Protect Your Assets From Lawsuits

Asset Protection: What is it?  Is it right for me? From the desk of San Diego Asset Protection Planning Attorney, Kristina R. Hess, KR Hess LAW www.krhess.com What is Asset Protection and Why Should I Care? Asset protection refers to protecting one’s hard earned wealth from creditors, litigants, and the …

Complimentary Analysis and Risk Assessment

Southern California Asset Protection Planning Attorney Kristina Hess offers you a complimentary analysis and risk assessment. Are your hard-earned assets protected from lawsuits?

The Truth About Small Business Planning: LLC vs. Corp – Free Webinar

From the Desk of San Diego Small Business Attorney, Kristina R. Hess… The Truth About Small Business Planning…. This event is for mompreneurs, solopreneurs, and small business owners.  It is being hosted by Young Living guru, Anni Dayan, but the content will apply to other small businesses too. It is my …

Avoid Capital Gains Tax by Building Legacies

From the Desk of San Diego Estate Planning Attorney, Kristina R. Hess Do you have Real Estate, Stock or other Assets that have appreciated significantly? Do you want to sell the asset (maybe you no longer wish to be a landlord), but you’re concerned about the 35+% capital gains tax? …

7 Easy Steps to Protect Our Kids (Seminar)

We held two seminars on “7 Easy Steps to Protect Your Kids if Something Were to Happen” last week and they were a big success! Thank you to all the families that joined us for this fun and educational event! We discussed the 7 Easy Steps to protect and provide …

3 Reasons to Have a Living Trust

From the Desk of Trust and Estate Lawyer in San Diego (North Coast) There are a multitude of reasons to have a living trust. I cannot begin to cover them all, but I will touch on the main three reasons to have a living trust very briefly here. Reason #1: …