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San Francisco Estate Planning

After working for a lifetime to gain the wealth needed to protect your loved ones, you need a legal plan in place to ensure no surprises occur after your death.  Your hard work alone is not enough to protect your loved ones—regardless of the size of your estate, you need the help of a San Francisco estate planning attorney to create a customized plan.

How a San Francisco Estate Planning Attorney Can Help

Creating an estate plan in San Francisco is not a one-size-fits-all process.  The financial details of each estate is likely to differ in many ways from other estates.  Your San Francisco estate planner examines your individual circumstances to develop a plan that fits your specific needs.  Just a few of the important services provided by experienced San Francisco estate planning attorneys include the following:

  • Determining the right approach:  A will may enough to provide the protection you need.  On the other hand, many individuals need the privacy and control offered by a revocable living trust
  • Addressing health care and end-of-life issues:  Your loved ones do not need to be burdened with the responsibility of making critical decisions when you are unable to make them yourself.  An important part of estate planning law in San Francisco is ensuring the right health care directives are in place to ensure your wishes are known
  • Protection from undue taxation:  Skilled estate planning attorneys in San Francisco use their knowledge of tax law to create an estate plan that keeps your assets safe from excessive taxation during your life and protects your heirs from unnecessary taxes after inheritance
  • Handling legal issues after death:  Your executor or trustee needs the help of an experienced San Francisco estate planning lawyer to deal with a wide variety of issues, from handling a probate petition to dealing with will or trust contest proceedings

Seek Experienced Legal Counsel

At Michael B. Bassi, A Law Corporation, our attorneys have experience handling a wide variety of San Francisco trust, estate, and probate laws issues.  To speak to one of our attorneys and learn how we can successfully resolve your legal matter, contact Michael B. Bassi, A Law Corporation today. 

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