What’s The Difference Between a Will and a Trust?
By Tony J. Tyre, Esq

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrlgSg-8QFs Both are useful estate planning tools that have different purposes, and both can work together to create a complete estate plan. Often only a will is created which is only effective after death and leaves the family in court and conflict. A will only will go into effect when you die, while a trust [...]

By |2024-04-22T22:05:42+00:00April 22nd, 2024|Trust, Will|0 Comments

Identifying and Understanding Different Will Types
By William C. Mason, III, Of Counsel

California wills come in several different forms—attested, statutory, holographic, and pour-over. These different types of wills are all similar in that each is a testamentary document (1) created and executed by an adult of sound find; (2) which makes a disposition of property to individuals or entities. However, the format and execution requirements of each [...]

By |2024-01-19T03:37:12+00:00August 21st, 2023|Death, Seniors, Will, Аttorneys|0 Comments

Debunking Trust Myths and Misconceptions
By Allyson S. Heller

When it comes to estate planning, people tend to have misconceptions about living trusts, many of which stem from secondhand accounts from unreliable sources. Below, I debunk some of the most common myths about trusts. Myth #1: “Trusts are for rich people.” Reality: By far the most common misconception I hear from clients is that [...]

By |2024-01-28T01:20:41+00:00November 15th, 2022|Trust, Will, Аttorneys|Comments Off on Debunking Trust Myths and Misconceptions
By Allyson S. Heller

Trust And Will Terminology 101
By Allyson S. Heller

When people begin looking into the process of creating a living trust, they often have questions about the various legal terms that they may encounter, many of which can seem confusing and overwhelming. To help demystify the estate planning process, in this article I briefly define some of the most common trust terms and phrases. [...]

By |2024-01-28T01:23:41+00:00September 21st, 2022|Trust, Trustee, Will, Аttorneys|Comments Off on Trust And Will Terminology 101
By Allyson S. Heller

Two Years Later: COVID-19 & Estate Planning By Allyson S. Heller

Over two years after the “Stay at Home” order went into effect, with Omicron, many people still feel overwhelmed and helpless, which is why now, more than ever, it is important to ensure that you and your loved ones are adequately equipped to handle whatever challenges may arise. Although having a living trust or will, [...]

By |2024-01-28T03:09:13+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Estate Planning, Living Trust, Taxes, Trust, Will|Comments Off on Two Years Later: COVID-19 & Estate Planning By Allyson S. Heller

One Year Later: COVID-19 & Estate Planning
By Allyson S. Heller

Over a year after the “Stay at Home” order went into effect, many people still feel overwhelmed and helpless, which is why now, more than ever, it is important to ensure that you and your loved ones are adequately equipped to handle whatever challenges may arise. Although having a living trust or will, directing the [...]

By |2024-02-20T18:04:33+00:00March 18th, 2021|Estate Planning, Living Trust, Pandemic, Trust, Will|Comments Off on One Year Later: COVID-19 & Estate Planning
By Allyson S. Heller

Executor of My Will
By Tony J Tyre

Most of the time, clients become unclear about using the proper legal terms in estate planning, and for good reason—the terms are confusing. The most common example I hear is when people talk about wanting to name an “Executor of My Will.” However, this is not quite the proper term that should be used. The [...]

By |2024-02-20T21:29:43+00:00September 24th, 2020|Successor, Will|Comments Off on Executor of My Will
By Tony J Tyre

Tony J. Tyre Featured as ‘Go-To’ Estate Planning Attorney on ‘So, What’s Your Problem?’

Southern California estate planning attorney Tony J. Tyre, the founder of The Law Offices of Tony J. Tyre, Esq., APC, appears on “So, What’s Your Problem?” radio show. “So, What’s Your Problem?,” on 790 KABC, is hosted by Stan Katzer. The show features guest professionals, such as Tyre, who offer intelligent advice and have a [...]

By |2024-02-21T03:24:02+00:00December 17th, 2019|Estate Planning, Media, Planning, Trust, Will|Comments Off on Tony J. Tyre Featured as ‘Go-To’ Estate Planning Attorney on ‘So, What’s Your Problem?’

“Executor of My Will”

Most of the time, clients become unclear about using the proper legal terms in estate planning, and for good reason—the terms are confusing. The most common example I hear is when people talk about wanting to name an “Executor of My Will.” However, this is not quite the proper term that should be used. The [...]

By |2024-02-21T03:33:02+00:00October 20th, 2019|Will|Comments Off on “Executor of My Will”
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