In the state of California, a carefully prepared estate plan will allow you to achieve many goals. Ensure the financial security of your spouse; determine what should be left to the children and how their inheritance should be handled if they are young; dispose of the family business; minimize the effects of taxes on your estate; empower a reliable executor and trustee to invest and manage the assets of your estate. This section contains the basics of estate planning, covering diverse topics from living trusts to charitable gifts.
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