Estate of Affairs

Estate planning blog

Know where you stand

Estate of Affairs is a resource for understanding the basic elements of Estates, Estate Planning, Trusts, Inheritance, Wills, and Probate. True life examples of actual of real families facing and avoiding probate and asset management challenges.

This is not intended as legal advice.

Death Tax in California

Death Tax in California

There is one question on your mind right now: “Do I have to pay death taxes?” I am a probate and estate planning attorney in the Sacramento area and serve clients from the Bay Area to Redding. Today, let’s talk about Death Tax. (Too Long; Didn't Read? Book a free...

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Last Will and Testament: Modernized

Last Will and Testament: Modernized

At our Rocklin estate planning law firm we get plenty of calls for a "last will and testament." But when our clients say that they need a "will," they usually mean, "I want an estate plan to protect my assets and family when I die." If you really know you want a will,...

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Meet Eddie

Edward Burns Estate Planner

Edward Burns

Estate Planning Attorney

Eddie was on the path to becoming a prosecutor, winning felony trials, but decided to help clients directly. With a large family and talent for getting to know people, estate planning is the perfect fit.