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Form 1041 Instructions Explained - Werner Law

Form 1041 Instructions Explained

An estate consists of everything you owned in death. A trust is a legal entity funded by your property and managed by a third-party trustee for the sake of your chosen beneficiaries. In both instances, these are accumulations of property and assets meant to be passed onto others at some point after your death (usually). …

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springing power of attorney - Werner Law

Defining a Springing Power of Attorney in California

Estate planning tools can be powerful when used appropriately. A power of attorney can be used to grant designated individuals, or “agents”, the right to act on your behalf, whether in a limited capacity or to fulfill a single purpose. Different power of attorney documents is used for different purposes.  Most of the time, a …

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Understanding California Probate Law - Werner Law

Understanding California Probate Law

The death of a loved one is a very difficult thing. We make time to see to it that they pass on with their dignity intact and that they receive the funerary rites they deserve. But first and foremost, it is a time to remember and to grieve. Yet when that time comes, a lot …

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