San Diego Estate Planning: How to Choose a Trustee?

From the desk of Del Mar Estate Planning Attorney, Kristina Hess (serving California) Sam and Sally of Rancho Santa Fe, California are setting up an Estate Plan and the first question they have is, ” how do we choose the right trustee to manage our living trust?” I am glad …

Top 10 Estate Planning Questions?

From the desk of Kristina Hess, San Diego Estate Planning lawyer… So, this is your opportunity to tell me what your biggest estate planning questions are? What do you really want to know about estate planning? Are your questions basic and foundational? Like… What is a Trust? What is a Will?  Do I …

California Conservatorship for Special Needs

When Your Special Needs Son or Daughter Cannot Make Decisions for Themselves From the desk of Del Mar/Carmel Valley Trust and Estate Attorney, Kristina R. Hess San Diego Estate Planning for Your Family: What do you do when your adult child has special needs?  In the fictitious story about Sam …

Why it is Critical to Review Your Estate Plan Periodically

This is important, especially for us women! From the Desk of San Diego Trust Attorney (located in Carmel Valley/Del Mar 92130), Kristina R. Hess: I write this post with a little bit of a heavy heart… Sometimes it is too late to fix things that are not right or how …

One Huge Reason To Do Estate Planning Right

One huge reason to do estate planning “right” — avoid estate litigation and family feuding.  Estate planning isn’t something we do for ourselves… we get our legal and financial house in order to protect and provide for our loved ones. Family feuding can destroy relationships… I’ve seen it many times.  …