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Dwight Edward Tompkins

Dwight Tompkins’s Legal Guides

45 total


  • Protecting Your Family Through Estate Planning

    Estate planning is very simply the steps taken by you to protect your family and loved ones, and may include trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and other legal mechanisms to ensure that your assets, m

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  • Introduction to California Pet Trusts

    Pet Trusts are set up under the rules set forth in the California Probate Code. Estate planning lawyer Dwight Edward Tompkins explains in this introductory video the basics for Pet Trusts.

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  • Medi-Cal Planning

    Dwight Tompkins, an estate planning attorney from Orange County, gives details on how to plan for Medi-Cal while estate planning. Doing so is crucial to ensure health coverage in your senior years.

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  • The Difference Between a Will and a Living Trust

    Estate Planning Attorney Dwight Edward Tompkins of Orange County California clarifies the Difference Between Living Trusts and Wills. Some estate planning document can be confusing, but Dwight Tompkin

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  • How to Use a Power of Attorney to Protect Against Incapacity

    Experienced Orange County estate planning lawyer, Dwight Edward Tompkins, explains why you should use a durable power of attorney to plan for incapacitation. Estate planning documents plan for one

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  • The Three Major Reasons to Start Your Estate Plan

    California estate planning lawyer, Dwight Edward Tompkins, explains the 3 main reasons to start your estate planning right away. Unfortunately many people do not yet see the reality of death. Those

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  • Estate Q&A: What is a Living Trust?

    A concise explanation of the living trust.

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  • Can I Name Alternative Beneficiaries In My Estate Plan?

    A presentation by California estate planning attorney, Dwight Edward Tompkins, this video addresses the concept of contingent or alternative beneficiaries within the estate plan.

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  • How Should I Provide For My Minor Children?

    Parents of minor children have an important challenge in planning for the guardianship of those children in their estate plan. Presented by California estate planning lawyer, Dwight Edward Tompkins, this video is in the Estate QA Series.

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  • Will I Have To File An Income Tax Return For My Living Trust?

    This video answers a common question that settlors ask about income taxability of a revocable living trust. California Living Trust Lawyer Dwight Edward Tompkins presents this video as part of his Estate QA Series.

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