Build a detailed estate plan for a peace of mind and provide for future generations
Creating an estate plan is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones. Our estate planning services are based around your goals, satisfaction and long-term relationships. We take the time to get to know you and your goals, and we work with your unique situation in creating a comprehensive and customized estate plan for you and your family.
We offer the following for estate planning clients:
Durable Powers of Attorney
Advance Health Care Directives
Notary Public Services
We look forward to and take great pride in helping you and your family create a customized estate plan. Please contact us for a free consultation where we will further discuss your family and life goals.
Probate is a process that validates a will (if one exists), pays debts and distributes a deceased person's assets. During this court-supervised process, the estate administrator or executor handles the financial and tax issues, inventories all assets and investments, and makes the necessary distributions to the beneficiaries.
The probate process can be difficult to navigate alone and the Law Offices of Christine Chung will help to ease the stress and confusion during the probate process. We provide legal guidance and the assistance you need as an estate administrator, executor, or beneficiary. When a family members dies, we understand that this can be a very difficult time and we will make significant effort to prevent conflicts among family members and preserve family relationships.
We provide comprehensive guidance for all aspects of probate, including:
Distribution of assets to intended heirs
Liquidation of assets
Reviewing real estate sales and listing agreements
Estate tax returns
Income tax and property tax matters
Retirement plans and IRA issues
Trust Administration Trust administration is a process administrating an estate when someone passes away with a trust. As a Trustee, you have a fiduciary duty to administer the estate properly and timely. There are important steps to take such as identifying and gathering all of the assets; paying debts, taxes and final expenses; notify various government and institutions; and distributing the assets according to the terms of the trust.
Managing the estate after a loved one passes away can be overwhelming and highly emotional. But it’s very important that the necessary steps are taken, and you, as the Trustee, should not have to go through the process alone. At the Law Offices of Christine Chung, we help to ease the burden as much as possible and help navigate through the administration process from beginning to the final distribution of assets to the beneficiaries.