ESTATE PLANNING & ASSET PROTECTION

Experienced and Compassionate California Estate Planning Lawyers

Planning for the future is an important and necessary undertaking. Your life plans can include anything from establishing a will or trust to laying out guardianship requests for your children. To ensure that your desired plans for your property, assets, business ventures and the care of either your children or yourself, should illness befall you, are carried out according to your wishes, it is imperative that you establish an estate plan.

Jamison Empting Cronin, LLP can assist you with these critical matters. The experienced California estate planning attorneys at our firm will help you create a plan for your estate and assets that will protect your property, business and, above all else, your loved ones.

Asset Planning & Protection: Planning for the future of your assets is a complex task. The JEC Legal team helps you both clarify and simplify your goals and works with you to establish a financial strategy that protects your assets from tax liabilities. 

Wills & Trusts: The purpose of a will or trust is to make sure your wishes regarding the distribution of your property, assets, and other valuables are fully established prior to your passing. We are committed to assisting you with the documents and legal tasks that must be completed when naming your beneficiaries.

Power of Attorney: A power of attorney acts as an agent on your behalf and has the power to make important life decisions about you regarding your health or finances. Our team takes the time to explain how a power of attorney is appointed and can either act as your representative or contest decisions made by another appointed representative.

Guardianship: A guardian is a person appointed by the court whom can make legal decisions for another, including children or adults who are incapacitated. Guardians are responsible for making critical choices, including financial and health decisions.

Whole Life Planning:  Should you become disabled, whole life planning can serve as the tool you need to establish the plans for your future. It can also involve securing a whole life insurance policy that can compensate your designated beneficiaries in the event of your passing. We take the time to explain your options, so you can feel confident in your choices and that you and your loved ones will be taken care of.

Probate: Probate is the process by which a will is legitimized and accepted. It is the first step in estate administration and whereby any issues pertaining to a deceased person’s will are resolved. Probate can be a very lengthy and confusing process, but our firm is dedicated to ensuring all your questions and concerns are addressed.