We assist with Estate Planning during life and Estate Administration and Probate and Trust Litigation after death

Complete Trust Estate Plan

Estate planning helps you manage your affairs when you become incapacitated or die. The process includes ensuring your personal care and finances are properly handled both while you are alive, but incapacitated, and after you pass. The process enables you to reflect your wishes and achieve your most important goals, such as providing for loved ones, minimizing taxes, and avoiding family disputes.

Our most commonly utilized estate plan provides a package of documents, the primary of which is a Revocable Living Trust, and also includes the following:

  • Pour Over Will(s)
  • Durable Power(s) of Attorney for Property
  • Advance Health Care Directive(s) (including so-called "Living Will(s)")
  • Preparation of Deeds to transfer real property into your Trust

Trust Litigation

When disagreements arise, it's even more important to have the guidance of an attorney. Through trust litigation, Niven & Niven, Attorneys at Law, will help you make sure that a trust is handled appropriately and that assets are distributed to the proper parties in a timely fashion.

Settle An Estate Without The Headache

After a person's death, his or her estate will be administered through a court-supervised process called probate. This process involves much formal documentation, so a lawyer can be useful for even the most routine aspects of probate law.

Administer Probate With Confidence

We handle various aspects of probate matters, including the following:

  • Wills
  • Codicils
  • Probate of estate
  • Will contests
  • Letters of administration
  • Creditors claims
  • Trusts
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Litigation

Extensive Experience And A Commitment To Our Clients

With more than 20 years of experience, we offer qualified representation and insightful legal analysis to our clients in Orange County and throughout Southern California, including the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino. Whether you are filing for divorce, legal separation or custody, require estate planning, litigating a probate matter, seeking compensation for an injury or incorporating a business, we can help.

To see how Niven & Niven, Attorneys at Law, can help in your case, contact us online or call us at 714-978-7887 and schedule a free initial consultation in our Tustin, California, office.