What Estate Planning in Sacramento Involves

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December 10, 2013 by generationsprobate

There are many things that go into estate planning in Sacramento and other parts of California. For one, it may involve individuals, families, and organizations. For another, it may entail asking many important questions.

Depending on the details, estate planning determines who gets what or how it handles when. It indicates which family member gets a share of the estate, or if the beneficiary gets his or her inheritance at a certain age. It can even specify how the estate will be divided upon the untimely passing of its owner.

Estate planning also tries to answer questions given the number of issues inherent in the process. Among other things, it addresses what assets of the estate will be given away and what their approximate values are. It can also indicate whose needs will be cared for if the estate owner is incapacitated, and who makes decisions for that owner by that time.

Understandably, not many people are keen on estate planning. The process requires time and effort to make it work. In cases where complexity or dispute is likely, people may need an attorney to sort out the issues.

All in all, estate planning can resolve a number of things. The most important thing is that the process takes care of everything and everyone involved.


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Generations is a Sacramento-based estate and trust law firm, providing quality legal counsel in Estate and Tax Planning, Trust Administration, Probate Administration and Elder Law. The name reflects the firm's position as a devoted ally that helps families and businesses make informed decisions about their futures, from one generation to the next.



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