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 be surprised…. Contrary to what some believe, San Diego estate planning attorneys aren’t here just for the wealthiest members of …

The 5 Legal Documents Everyone Needs

From the Desk of Will and Trust Attorney, San Diego, Kristina R. Hess: Everyone needs some legal planning.  Yes, even your San Diego college students, could benefit from having an Advance Health Care Directive and  a Power of Attorney. Once you are 18 and you are an adult, you cannot …

San Diego Estate Planning News

From the Desk of San Diego Trust Attorney, Kristina R. Hess: Greetings Everyone! Check out my video newsletter below… 2015 Estate Tax Credit is $5.43 million per person, up from $5.34 million in 2014. If you think you may have a taxable estate, contact us about advance estate tax planning …

San Diego Estate Planning Strategies in a Low Interest Environment

From the desk of San Diego Probate Attorney, Kristina Hess Interest rates continue to be low … in this environment, there are certain estate planning strategies that could work for you. The federal government requires the use of certain interest rates to value various items used in estate planning, such …

Happy New Year 2013!

Happy New Year 2013! From the desk of San Diego estate attorney, Kristina R. Hess (Hess) Here we are on the eve of a new year.  I love this time of year.  I am particularly compelled by the newness of the new year.  I am drawn in by the endless …

What to Do if Your Spouse Won’t Plan

From the desk of San Diego Estate Attorney, Kristina Hess Estate planning dilemma of the day: What do you do if your spouse will not, absolutely refuses to do any estate planning?  You own a home, you have children, you know that you know that you need to get this …