This is about YOU! What do you need to solve your problem and to feel safe and... more
This is about YOU! What do you need to solve your problem and to feel safe and secure? We can help you do that by addressing your needs. Don't sit back and do nothing. If you don't have a will, trust, powers of attorney, health care instructions, then to protect yourself and to be safe, you need to do something about that. If you are a beneficiary of a trust and the trustee won't tell ... view profile
I pride myself on building lasting relationships with my clients and offering a... more
I pride myself on building lasting relationships with my clients and offering a personalized, family-oriented approach to legal services. When I meet with a perspective client, I immediately set out to identify the client's specificneeds and tailor my legal advice to fitthem.My goal is toimplement sophisticated estate and business planning ideas without the unnecessary hassle and complexity.
I specialize in estate and trust planning, with an emphasis on tax planning for... more
I specialize in estate and trust planning, with an emphasis on tax planning for strategic wealth transfers. In addition, I provide legal and tax advice to owners of small businesses and rental properties who would benefit for transferrring their interests into limited liability business entities in a manner that will protect their personal assets and avoid triggering an increase in their proper... view profile
Barbara Bergstein specializes in elder law and estate planning. Her practice... more
Barbara Bergstein specializes in elder law and estate planning. Her practice includes estate and gift taxation planning, asset preservation for government benefits (Medi-Cal), durable powers of attorney and probate, including probate and trust controversy. Ms. Bergstein is frequently consulted regarding the uses and drafting of special needs trusts for families with disabled children. In addit... view profile
Joe is an active member of the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar... more
Joe is an active member of the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, including the Association’s Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section, and the Business Section; the Beverly Hills Bar Association; the Irish American Bar Association; as well as Elder Law Associations such as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the California Advocacy for Nursi... view profile
Shelley Rizzotti has been involved with real estate for nearly 15 years. She... more
Shelley Rizzotti has been involved with real estate for nearly 15 years. She provides her clients with exceptional representation in the areas of real estate, wills, trusts, probate, and estate planning. If you are facing an estate planning matter and in need of a Burbank estate planning attorney you should contact Shelley Rizzotti today.
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.