Practice Areas

Estate Planning

An estate plan is more than just a will or a trust.  It’s not simply a matter of “who gets what.” Your estate plan should be customized to accomplish your goals and preferences in a variety of areas, including: Avoiding probate Protecting your assets Reducing tax burdens Guardianship of minor children Taking care of your [..]

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Trust Administration

Your loved one saved your family from an expensive, lengthy and public probate process by creating a trust.  He or she placed a high level of confidence in you by appointing you as trustee. Now that it’s time to administer the trust, you’re probably wondering where to begin.  You may be getting calls from the [..]

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The probate process is time-consuming and can be very confusing due to its complex rules, paperwork, and deadlines.  California probates last for 9 to 12 months on average, depending on the complexity of the estate and the family dynamics involved.  At PETRUSHA LAW, we understand the loss of a loved one is already difficult, without [..]

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