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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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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: …

Number 1 Estate Lawyer, San Diego North Coast

KR Hess Law Thanks You for Voting! From the Desk of Trust and Estate Lawyer in San Diego (North Coast) I am truly honored and humbled to have been voted the number 1 estate lawyer for San Diego North Coast. It is a wonderful vote of confidence from our local residents …

Global Giving … The Ins and Outs of Charity Around the World

From the Desk of San Diego, Del Mar/Carmel Valley Trust Attorney, San Diego Estate Planning Group, KR Hess Law — Kristina R. Hess The Ins and Outs of Global Giving Earthquakes…  Tsunamis… Typhoons… We watch in horror as these natural disasters and the human suffering they bring unfold before our …

Family Attorney Kristina Hess Hits Best Seller List with More Than Money

Press Release: Family Attorney, Kristina Hess hits the Amazon.com Best Seller List with “More Than Money” Kristina R. Hess, San Diego-based Estate Planning Attorney, recently hit two separate Amazon.com best seller lists with the new book, More Than Money: Creating a Legacy That Really Matters. San Diego, CA – May …

Gifting to Nieces and Nephews

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You (and them) From the Desk of San Diego Trust and Estate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess  Picture this scenario… You’ve worked hard, saved and managed to accumulate some wealth. You’re not a robber baron by any means but you’re comfortable.  Your siblings haven’t fared as well and …