Estate Planning

Through strategic relationships with experienced lawyers, Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP is able to offer its individual clients excellent legal services in the areas of estate planning, creation of trusts and probate (estate) administration.

Estate Planning And Trust Formation

When a person passes away the existence of a well structured estate plan can potentially save the estate from significant liabilities, including unwanted tax liability. A carefully crafted estate plan can also eliminate a large number of family disputes regarding the disposition of the decedent's assets. Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP has attorneys ready to advise, strategize and create the right estate plan through the formation of the appropriate trust instruments.

Probate And Other Estate Administration

Whether a family member dies intestate or with only a will or with a carefully crafted estate plan, our attorneys are experienced in providing legal guidance in how the estate is to be administered. The firm can help the surviving family members or the estate's trustee navigate through the complex tax and probate laws to ensure your decedent's family member's wishes are properly carried out. In the unfortunate event an estate ends up in litigation our experienced trial lawyers have experience in litigating probate related matters.

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With law offices in Irvine and Riverside, our California based lawyers provide skilled contract negotiation representation to clients in California and throughout the United States. To schedule a consultation with one of our experienced business attorneys, please contact us online or by telephone at 949-340-3400 or 949-427-1654.