San Diego Probate Attorney And Trust Administration

HELP! This Probate Is Taking Forever!

Gabriel Katzner - August 3, 2020 - Estate Planning

After a person dies, their money and property must be distributed to the right people, either according to their will or the state’s default distribution method. Most people want the settlement process to be completed quickly, but this process, called probate, can take between 18 and 24 months. This delay can create unnecessary stress.  5 […]

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How to Handle Savings Bonds During Estate Planning and after Death

Gabriel Katzner - July 27, 2020 - Estate Planning

A savings bond is a “debt security” issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to help pay for the U.S. government’s borrowing needs. When you buy a savings bond, you loan the U.S. government money which the government repays with interest after a fixed period of time. There are currently two types of savings […]

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Assisted Reproduction and Estate Planning

Gabriel Katzner - July 20, 2020 - Estate Planning

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1.9% of all infants born in the United States in 2018 were conceived using assisted reproductive technology (ART). ART includes all fertility treatments in which both eggs and embryos are handled: The most well-known procedures in this category include artificial insemination, in-vitro fertilization, and cryopreservation (genetic […]

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Administering a Hoarder’s Estate: What You Should Know

Gabriel Katzner - July 13, 2020 - Estate Planning

Hoarding is not to be confused with general messiness, and it’s not an accurate way to describe someone who stockpiles a six-month supply of toilet paper. It’s actually a serious mental disorder that prevents people from discarding items, regardless of their value, and generates severe stress at the mere thought of doing so. It’s very […]

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Your Time Is Valuable. Don’t Put off the Estate Planning Process

Gabriel Katzner - July 6, 2020 - Estate Planning

If you’re a nurse, doctor, or frontline healthcare worker, you tirelessly care for others and may not have a lot of free time to work on your estate planning. But if you can answer the following questions or at least think them through, you can get a jump start on the estate planning process today. […]

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Special Estate Planning Considerations for Art and Other Collections

Gabriel Katzner - June 22, 2020 - Estate Planning

Many people are passionate about their collections, both the financially valuable (art or stamps) and the sentimentally valuable (mementos and postcards). If you have a collection—no matter its monetary value—you’ll want to include your treasures in your estate plan. Make arrangements in advance to ensure that the collection is handled in the way you want, […]

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Take Care of Yourself with an Estate Planning Prescription

Gabriel Katzner - June 1, 2020 - Estate Planning

To all front-line and essential workers: Thank you for all of your hard work. You tirelessly give of yourself to care for the most vulnerable members of our society. In hospitals, therapy rooms, and patients’ homes, you protect them and you help them get the most out of today and gain a better tomorrow. You […]

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Charitable Planning: How to Proceed

Gabriel Katzner - May 25, 2020 - Estate Planning

You may decide to give to a charity because you believe strongly in a cause or organization, but there are also additional personal benefits to this move that you may or may not have considered. For example, charitable giving can reduce your yearly income tax bill and remove value from your estate which can help […]

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