Our American Heroes … Talk about legacy

From the desk of San Diego, Del Mar, California Trust and Estate Attorney, Kristina Hess…. One of my sons is in second grade and the second graders have the wonderful opportunity to do a sharing report each month.  For the month of February he had to choose an American hero …

Dealing with Loss of a Loved One

From the desk of Del Mar Estate Planning Attorney, Kristina Hess…. In the business of San Diego estate planning, I have the privilege of meeting people in various stages of life.  I work with a lot of young families, helping them to plan and provide for their precious children.  I …

I Want to Leave a Legacy, How Will They Remember Me?

So, truth be told, the legacy theme certainly isn’t novel, original or anything else, but nonetheless, it is fundamental and timeless. I love the lyrics and song by Nicole Nordeman “Legacy.”  We played this song at my dad’s memorial service.  He was a legacy man.  I want to be a …

Your Greatest Legacy? An Extraordinary Life

Last week I had the privilege and honor of hearing John Bevere discuss everyone’s innate, God-given desire to live an extraordinary life. It is no coincidence that we love stories of super-heroes. We are all born with a desire to be more than just ordinary. And yet, left to our own devices …

We Can’t Leave a Legacy if Our Kids Don’t Survive

As a mother of three boys, my heart just breaks with the recent news about two separate teenaged boys who died in car accidents.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of these boys — Alex Capozza and William Wardrip. It saddens me greatly and also causes fear for my own boys …