Estate Planning Attorneys in Torrance, CA
We help you build a comprehensive estate plan that ensures proper management and distribution
of your assets.
Many estate planning attorneys in Torrance can draft a will, but it takes an expert to create a comprehensive estate plan that prepares your family for legal, medical, and financial eventualities.
With almost three decades of experience handling estates valued up to $23 million, our expertise extends beyond the academic process of drafting a will or a trust. We take a hands-on approach to every aspect of administering and maintaining your family’s estate plan, based on our acute understanding of the intricacies and limitations of the law. Call when you need an estate planning attorney California residents trust.
Gertrude came in for a simple will. Recently widowed, she was very nervous and had never engaged an attorney in Torrance before. But as caring estate planning lawyers, we took our time, put her at ease, and explained everything.
If Gertrude had signed a simple will, the cost of probate would have been over $30,000 in legal fees! We advised her to avoid probate, and in the end, she hired us to create a comprehensive estate plan including a will, powers of attorney for financial matters and health care, a living trust, and other documents to ensure she would avoid probate and conservatorship.
Tell us what you need, and let’s start your estate planning documents.
Legal Services with Compassion
Professionals Who Care about Your Family
We have been advocating for the elderly and people with disabilities for over 20 years, delivering personal services with integrity and compassion. Our lawyers understand how important and sensitive estate planning decisions are for you and your family. We work closely with you to determine your personal and financial wishes.
A Time-Tested Roadmap for Each Client
Our lawyers have handled countless legal matters in Torrance, CA, related estate planning and probate, conservatorship, trust administration, public benefits planning, and more. We have streamlined systems that allow us to tailor a roadmap for your family’s unique situation. We work with you every step of the way.
Extensive Legal Experience
Cox Law Group has seasoned lawyers on our team. Our estate planning attorneys have extensive experience in various areas of the law. We also have a knowledgeable paralegal team to help you navigate the legal system in California.
What is the difference between a will and a trust?
A trust avoids probate, while a will does not. Moreover, a trust allows you to plan in case of incapacity and for other benefits. Speak with our lawyers to learn more.
Do I need a trust?
A trust avoids the process and cost of probate. It also shields you from the risks of joint ownership. A trust enables you to plan for the eventuality that you lose your capacity to manage your assets, and names individuals who will be in charge of doing so. Our team will explain a trust in detail in the context of your situation.
How often should I review my estate plan?
We recommend having your estate plan updated every two years or so with the help of an estate planning attorney in Torrance. This ensures the validity of your estate plan according to changes in the law and changes in your life.
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