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Santa Barbara estate planning lawyers at The Law Office of Robert Baskin take a compassionate approach to offering comprehensive legal services to individuals and families in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, probate, conservatorship, wills, trusts, trust litigation, and inheritance disputes.
Our experienced and knowledgeable Santa Barbara estate planning lawyers address each client’s unique situation. We draft, review and update wills; create trust documents, and establish advanced health directives designed to protect each client’s wishes. Our insightful attorneys help to organize and communicate your wishes while also preserving assets and financial benefits for your heirs. Our probate and estate planning law firm delivers quality legal services to clients residing in Santa Barbara and surrounding Ventura County communities.
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Our estate planning attorneys are highly skilled in probate and estate planning matters. We help clients attain peace of mind from knowing that taking a few actions now can resolve uncertainty for beneficiaries while maximizing advantages for all.
With over 40 years’ experience assisting clients in estate planning matters, our Santa Barbara estate planning attorneys focus on creating comprehensive, detailed plans that perform the way each client intends. We offer insightful guidance as clients make sensitive considerations regarding dependent’s care, succession of the family business, and protecting interests when accident or illness is involved. Our skilled legal counsel can help you establish an estate plan that addresses your needs and legal issues, including conservatorships, durable power of attorney, and trusts.
At the Law Office of Robert M. Baskin, our asset protection attorneys work diligently to protect our clients’ wealth. We understand the hard work involved to create, maintain, and grow one’s financial profile, and we can help arrange for preserving your legacy.
Our skilled trusts lawyers craft dynasty trusts designed to minimize taxes while protecting the estate from the reaches of creditors. Our estate planning attorneys offer irrevocable and revocable trusts, charitable trusts, spendthrift and special needs trusts, in addition to living trusts and asset protection trusts. We can explain the advantages that specific trusts may have over a will.
Probate lawyers at The Law Office of Robert M. Baskin assist clients who are navigating an estate through probate. This can be a complex, lengthy process when attempted without guidance from a skilled probate law firm. We work carefully, attending to details, to ensure probate progresses smoothly. Our attorneys offer experienced counsel at Probate Court hearings when these are mandated.
If any sort of will contest or dispute arises, the claim may need to be resolved through probate litigation. In matters involving asset recovery, breach of fiduciary duties, asset distribution, fraud, undue influence, or incapacity, our probate litigation attorneys can fight aggressively to protect your interests.
Our Santa Barbara trust litigation lawyers provide guidance to successfully resolve trust disputes. These claims often stem from a trustee intentionally or negligently stepping outside the law. Under California law, a trustee must invest assets in a prudent manner. A trustee must complete an accurate valuation, taking inventory and providing an accounting of assets to each beneficiary. The trustee must properly distribute all monies and property to the beneficiaries.
For more than forty years, our estate planning law firm has been offering caring legal guidance to clients while handling trusts, wills, probate litigation, probate, trust litigation, and all kinds of estate planning matters. Call (805) 658-
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