San Francisco Bay Area Estate Planning Attorneys
In Northern California, many people can bring about significant advantage to their estate assets and their beneficiaries through the use of a living trust. Even in the current economy, California real estate comprises such a large percentage of the average overall value of an estate that a living trust can be extremely valuable as part of an overall estate plan.
M C Hall & Associates, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, has been providing sophisticated, creative estate planning services for Bay Area clients for more than 25 years. We advise clients in a variety of financial circumstances about the advisability of including a living trust in their overall estate plan.
Contact us by e-mail or at 415-512-9865 today to schedule an appointment with an experienced estate planning lawyer.
Some Benefits of Living Trusts
A living trust (or revocable trust) is a document designed to transfer assets from the trustor (creator of the trust) to the trustee — a person or institution appointed by the trust's creator to administer the assets to the beneficiary. The beneficiary of a living trust is generally the original trustor. In this way, while the trustor no longer retains legal ownership of the trust assets, they are still available for his or her use during his lifetime.
Clients who may benefit from the use of a living trust include:
At M C Hall & Associates, we take the time to evaluate your estate as a whole and listen carefully to your financial wishes and needs. Once we have a clear understanding of your situation, we will assist you in choosing a trust that meets these needs.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment with an experienced attorney, please contact us by e-mail or call us at 415-512-9865.