Trusts are a powerful estate planning tool that can help anyone planning to leave assets to others ensure that their wishes are executed in the most efficient way possible. Assets that are held in a living trust pass directly to beneficiaries without having to go through probate, which can be extremely expensive and time-consuming. Setting up a valid legal trust is important, and you want to make sure that you are complying with all of California’s legal and procedural requirements.
At Furubotten Law, APC, we can assist you with all aspects of preparing and drafting a trust for the benefit of your heirs and beneficiaries. We have offices located in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Riverside County, California. In addition, we serve Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Huntington Beach, and Temecula. Call us today at 714.795.3862 or contact us online to learn more about how we could assist you with all of your trust, will, and estate planning legal needs.
Requirements for Creating a Valid Trust in California
There are several procedural steps which you must follow to create a valid living trust in the State of California, including the following:
- Drafting the actual trust document which names the beneficiary of the inherited trust property – and which names the person preparing the document as the trustee of the trust assets
- Signing the legal document before a notary
- Transferring the subject property, such as a home or other real estate, into the drafter’s name as trustee
Speak with a California Trusts Attorney Today
At Furubotten Law, APC, we can assist you with drafting and creating a trust so that your assets are preserved and your wishes carried out. To schedule a free initial legal consultation and case evaluation with an experienced California trusts attorney, call us today at 714.795.3862 or contact us online to learn more about how we could help and answer all of your estate planning questions.