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Law Offices of Alice A. Salvo

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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818-853-2597

We Have Answers! Estate Planning, Probate, Wills & Trusts. Superior Credentials. Excellent Results.

Writing an estate plan is an important event in a person's life and provides for the designated distribution of your assets, takes care of your affairs, how your assets will be distributed and your medical directives. Similarly, probating an estate can devolve if an estate plan or will is not established. While these matters can be difficult to deal with, it is an …

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The Law Office of Theresa L. McConville

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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805-330-6160

When It Comes To Your Family, Your Property and Your Well-Being, Estate Planning is a Critical Means of Preserving Your Wishes.

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Nett & Nett, P.C.

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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951-290-3545

“Putting the Law and All of Our Resources at Your Disposal”
We Will Guide You through the Estate Planning Legal Process to Accomplish Your Goals and Protect You from Unnecessary Court Proceedings

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The Law Offices of William S. Dunlevy

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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805-330-1950

Providing Outstanding Legal Representation and Results to Clients throughout California in the areas of Estate Planning, Trusts and Wills, Probate and Trust Administration

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Frisella Law, APC

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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866-748-6512
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Thomas Gray, Attorney at Law

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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Helping You Prepare Your Family for the Future

While thinking about a time when you will no longer be around is not necessarily pleasant, it is important, especially for those you will leave behind. The more plans you have in place in terms of the distribution of your estate, the easier it will be on your family in the long run. Having the required probate documents drawn up, such as a will, power of attorney and …

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Law Office of Michael R. Weinstein A.P.C.

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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Do you Need Advice on Probate, Trust Administration, or Estate Planning? Call Us Today to Achieve the Best Outcome for Your Situation

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Robert L. Wishner, Attorney at Law

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

Estate and Asset Retention Takes Planning

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Law Office of Raymond L Stuehrmann

Wills Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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Exprienced Estate Planning and Compassionate Probate Representation. Serving Ventura County, Southern Santa Barbara, and the San Fernando Valley

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Do I Really Need a Lawyer for My Will?

A will is a legal document that allows a person to decide how property and assets will be distributed after death. If a will does not exist, the state's probate court disburses the person's belongings according to intestacy laws.

What a Will Attorney Does

Although you can write a will without the benefit of legal counsel, the best course is to consult a Los Angeles wills attorney. The attorney can draft your will to ensure it is legal, that your wishes are honored, and anticipate contingencies that could prevent the will from being challenged.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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Court Locations in Los Angeles, CA

Stanley Mosk Courthouse - Civil, Family Law & Small Claims

111 North Hill St.,Los Angeles,CA90012
Phone: (213) 974-5408

Central Civil West Courthouse - Civil & Criminal

600 South Commonwealth Ave.,Los Angeles,CA90005
Phone: (213) 639-2700

Metropolitan Courthouse - Criminal & Traffic

1945 South Hill St.,Los Angeles,CA90007
Phone: (213) 742-1884