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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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Do I need an Asset Protection Plan?

From the desk of Trust Attorney in San Diego, Kristina R. Hess Hi guys, well, this was recorded last month, but here is my newsletter video about Asset Protection Planning. Asset Protection Plans will protect your hard earned assets (real estate, investments, businesses, stocks, bonds, cash, etc.) from lawsuits and …

California Probate Court Process – The 3 Evils of Probate

From the desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess: Greetings Californians!  Check out my new video on the California Probate Court Process — and the unfortunate 3 evils that go along with the process. I am very sorry if you have had a loved one pass away with …

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 …

Does My Living Trust Need to be Fixed?

From the Desk of San Diego Probate Attorney and Estate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess Imagine my surprise when some new clients of mine, (fictitiously named in this San Diego Trust Attorney Blawg, of course, to protect confidentiality and privacy) Sam and Sallie, of Santa Luz, showed me a newspaper advertisement. …

Empowering the Generations

March Video News From the desk of San Diego Will and Trust Attorney, Kristina R. Hess Greetings Everyone! Happy Spring. I hope you are enjoying the amazing San Diego weather.  If you missed our child guardianship planning and trust workshop last Thursday, March 26th where I shared “7 Easy Steps …

Perfectly Imperfect Estate Plan

From the desk of San Diego Will and Trust Attorney, Kristina R. Hess Greetings! Today I want to talk to you about the imperfectly perfect estate plan. You see, I see this a lot.  Let’s say John and Jill of La Jolla, CA, have the benefit of a nice lifestyle.  …

Creating Legacies Video Newsletter February 2015

February Video Newsletter This is a belated happy New Year. Do you have one word for the new year? I like goals and plans, but this year I was also inspired to have one word to describe the year I wanted. The word I got…. “GROWTH.” Hmmm, it is a …

Happy Holidays! Creating Legacies December 2014

Updating your Trust? Webinars for older Trusts and Creating Legacies in the new year! Greetings!  From the desk of San Diego Estate Planning Attorney,  Kristina R. Hess. Check out our video newsletter. Happy Holidays San Diego Estate Planning and Probate Attorney, Kristina R. Hess

Happy Thanksgiving! Inspiring Generosity

From the Desk of San Diego Probate and Trust Attorney, Kristina R. Hess, of KR Hess Law, PC. Happy Thanksgiving! I say this every year, but Thanksgiving is my FAVORITE holiday.  Expressing Gratitude is so important and allows us to open our minds and hearts to all of our blessings …