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What is a Durable Power of Attorney and Why You Need It

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 11, 2023

As we age, it becomes increasingly important to plan for the future and ensure that our affairs are in order. One crucial aspect of this planning is establishing a durable power of attorney. This document lets you choose someone to make important decisions for you if you can’t make them yourself. What is a durable…

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Why Should I Consider a Trust Instead of a Will?

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 11, 2023

Hi there, I’m Eric Ridley from The Law Office of Eric Ridley in California, and today I’m going to talk about a common question I get asked: why consider a trust instead of a will? Legal topics can get pretty dense, but don’t worry, I’ll keep it simple and easy to understand. When you think…

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10 Biggest Myths of Estate Planning

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 10, 2023

Estate planning is a crucial aspect of financial planning that is often misunderstood. There are many common estate planning myths and common misconceptions surrounding estate planning that can lead to costly mistakes. I’m going to debunk 10 of the biggest myths of estate planning and provide you with the facts you need to make informed…

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10 Worst Mistakes You Can Make with Your Estate Planning

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 10, 2023

Estate planning is a crucial process that ensures your assets are distributed according to your wishes after your death. However, many people make mistakes that can lead to unintended consequences and disputes among family members. In this article, we will discuss the ten worst mistakes you can make with your estate planning and how to…

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Dying Without a Will in California: Navigating Intestate Succession and Probate

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 6, 2023

Dying without a will or trust in California, known as dying intestate, means that your estate will be distributed according to Californias intestate succession law, which can be complex and may require expert guidance from a lawyer like Eric Ridley.

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Mastering Estate Planning: Avoiding Common Mistakes and Maximizing Your Legacy

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 1, 2023

Avoid the eleven worst estate planning mistakes and ensure a smooth transition of your assets by understanding common errors, designating beneficiaries, minimizing estate taxes, and ensuring proper funding and security of your estate plan.

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Avoid These Estate Planning Blunders: A Guide to Securing Your Legacy

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 1, 2023

Avoid common mistakes in estate planning to secure the future of your loved ones and preserve your assets, with the help of skilled attorney Eric Ridley and the services offered by the Law Office of Eric Ridley.

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Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Dec 1, 2023

The article highlights the significance of estate planning, the role of wills and trusts, the importance of consulting with an estate planning attorney, considerations for estate planning, and emphasizes the importance of professional estate planning services provided by Eric Ridley.

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Navigating Family Dynamics: A Guide to Preventing Estate Planning Conflicts

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Nov 30, 2023

Avoiding Family Conflicts and Disputes in Estate Planning: Learn how to navigate complex family dynamics and leverage professional expertise to prevent conflicts, craft a comprehensive estate plan, ensure fair distribution of assets, and mitigate disputes related to fiduciary selection and will contesting.

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Maximizing Your Legacy: Navigating Trusts and Wills for Effective Estate Planning

By Estate Planning Attorney Eric Ridley | Nov 30, 2023

Understanding the Difference between Trusts and Wills: An informative article that explores the definition, purpose, and key differences between trusts and wills, highlighting their roles in estate planning and asset management, with emphasis on the personalized estate planning services of the Law Office of Eric Ridley.

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