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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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How to Handle Your Vacation Home – San Diego Estate Planning

Estate Attorney, Kristina R Hess discusses how to handle your vacation home in your estate planning. Things to consider with regard to whether you keep the home in the family, fund the home to a trust, and confront potential problems head on.

How to Handle a Vacation Home During Will and Trust Administration

From the Desk of San Diego Trust Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess Dealing with a Vacation Home During Wills and Trusts Administration in San Diego Wills and trusts administration lawyers in San Diego often have the opportunity to work with local families who—in addition to planning for their regular home—also have …

What Happens if Someone Dies Without Funding Their Trust?

Heggstad Petitions and Probate Code 850 From the Desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess Research and writing by Klint LeBlang Real Property and the California Heggstad Petition A revocable living trust provides an excellent estate planning tool regardless of an individual’s total assets and liabilities. This is …

A Primer on Wills and Trusts

From the Desk of San Diego Estate Planning Attorney, Kristina Hess I get questions all the time on wills and trusts.  Below is an introduction to wills and trusts.  Generally, if you own a home or have assets over $150,000, in California you will need a living trust and a …

KR Hess Affiliates with Asset Protection Planning Firm

KR Hess affiliates with the #1 Asset Protection Planning Firm to help you protect your assets From the Desk of Trust Attorney in San Diego, Kristina R. Hess: It is an unfortunate reality that we live in a litigious society.  Many of the claims brought by plaintiffs and their attorneys …

A Strategic Estate Plan Makes All the Difference

Are the people you love provided for in the event of your death? Have you left the legacy you intended? Experienced San Diego estate planning attorney Kristina R. Hess would like to help you form a strategic estate plan and create a legacy that lasts generations.