Estate Planning

John Palley

Sacramento Estate Planning Lawyer – John B Palley

Estate Planning

Some people think estate planning avoids probate in the State of California. This section of informative articles is posted by Sacramento estate planning lawyer John B Palley, a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law as determined by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. His Practice has been focused on probate, trusts and estate planning since 1994. He is the managing partner of the law firm of Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc. which has been located in Sacramento since 1979. Phone and Skype appointments are available!

Learn About California Estate Planning Options below:

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Will vs TrustWhich is best for you?
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Estate TaxesEver changing and up to 55% – don’t ignore them!
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Qualified Personal Residence TrustsQPRT’s are an incredible way to protect your house.
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Buy-Sell AgreementsIf you own a business don’t forget to put the buy-sell agreement in writing!
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Irrevocable Live Insurance Trust ILIT’s provide tax savings savings and asset protection!
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Special Needs TrustsKeep your benefits!
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Family Limited PartnershipsFliP’s or FLLC’s are a great way to own real estate and business interests.
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EP for petsProtect Fido after you are gone!
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When to Review Your EPDeath, Divorce, Kids, Grandkids, Money, and more.
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Charitable TrustsGive to your favorite charity and reduce taxes!
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EP GlossaryLots of words and acronyms. Learn about them all here!
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Writing your Own WillAvoid this mistake.
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EP MisconceptionsThere is a lot of bad information out there!
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State of California WillThey can’t balance a budget do you want them giving away your estate after you die?
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Basic Estate PlanningEverybody needs some sort of plan. Learn what’s right for you.
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Asset ProtectionLitigation and creditors are rampant – protect yourself!
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Free ResourcesFree California Legal Forms
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No planning doneGo to our probate page

We offer flat fee arrangements in most estate planning cases. Know your fee before the work begins!

John B Palley helps in Estate Planning for those in need in the entire State of California, including the cities and counties of: Sacramento, Roseville, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Yolo, Elk Grove, Carmichael, Folsom, Granite Bay, Fresno, San Bernardino, Alameda, Orange County, Amador, Napa, Shasta, Contra Costa, Placer, Riverside, Solano, Mountain View, San Diego, Monterey, Santa Cruz, etc.

If proper planning was not done before death then please go read our Articles on Probate.

If you want to know how valuable a living trust is just use our probate calculator to see how expensive a probate would be.




John B. Palley – Meissner Joseph & Palley
Sacramento Estate Planning & Probate Attorneys

1555 River Park Drive #108
Sacramento, CA 95815‎
Phone: (916) 307-4627
Fax: (916) 258-6387
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