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MyEstate-Plan.Com was designed to put clients and potential clients first by educating, providing resources, and of course providing excellent legal service. Estate Planning is a complex area and we will guide you in effectuating your wishes.

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William Daniel Powell is a San Diego Estate Planning Attorney and blogs regularly on subjects relating to Estate Planning, helping families and individuals with Estate Planning needs.

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We are Estate Planning attorneys in the San Diego area. Wills, Trusts, and other Estate Planning instruments are chosen depending on the client’s wishes and the nature and extent of the estate.

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William Daniel Powell has written various eBooks on Top Things you Should Know. They are very helpful to read before you create an Estate Plan, or before you accept Means Tested Public Benefits (like Medi-Cal)

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Latest blog posts

  • Was Your Living Trust Designed Just for You?

    May 6, 2017 Was Your Estate Plan Designed Just for You? Perhaps you already had an estate plan drafted for you that includes all the proper documents including a Revocable Living Trust, Pour-Over Will, HIPPA Release, Durable Power of Attorney, and an Advance Healthcare Directive. Further, perhaps the funding was completed and deed preparation and filing for your real ...
  • Divorce and Estate Planning

    April 23, 2016 What happens to your Estate Plan if you get a divorce? Divorce is a mess. I know first-hand. There are several things you should consider after some of the smoke clears. If you don’t have an estate plan, now would be a great time to get it done. If you do have ...
  • How do I Create a Will?

    April 16, 2016 What is a Will? A Will is a document that is drafted and executed (signed and witnessed) in accordance with California law that is used to dispose of a person’s property after their death. Some other characteristics of a Will is that it only “speaks on death” which can be interpreted to mean that it ...
  • Asset Protection – Keeping the Inheritance Safe Part 2

    January 10, 2016 Asset Protection Planning for your Beneficiaries Part 2 How Do I Love You? Let Me Show the Ways How many ways are there to distribute an inheritance? Basically there are two ways: outright, and in Trust. An outright gift provides no protection, and no direction. Now, if you have a beneficiary that is absolutely ...
  • Comparing a Will to a Living Trust Estate Plan Part 2

    January 9, 2016 Should I Use a Will, or a Revocable Living Trust Based Estate Plan? Part 2 What is the Purpose of Estate Planning? To pick up from where we left off in Part 1, here is what we are comparing with Wills and Living Trusts. Part 1 of this Blog covers reasons A and B. Part 2 covers ...
  • Asset Protection – Keeping the Inheritance Safe Part 1

    January 9, 2016 Asset Protection Planning for your Beneficiaries Part 1 Why Does Someone Create an Estate Plan? As discussed elsewhere on my website and in my Blog, I have mentioned why people create Estate Plans. They do so for the benefits that Estate Planning provides. There are many benefits to creating a Revocable Living Trust, but we ...

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